|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Religious affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Students with disability||5%|
|Student to faculty ratio||12:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,674 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
University of Scranton is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 10,114 applications and 7,540 students were granted admission. University of Scranton is at the #73 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 33% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 73% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1030 to 1220|
|ACT||23 to 28|
In 2016-2017 academic year, University of Scranton's tuition was $41,762 for all students regardless of residency (55.9% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 96% of University of Scranton's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 21% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,542 (which is 3.2% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Scranton in 2016-2017, was 628, which is 69% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,461 (which is 7.4% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, University of Scranton has enrolled a total of 5,380 students (4,156 students full-time and 1,224 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 5,380 students, 54 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 41% men and 59% women and 3,867 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,513 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 846 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Two or more races: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of Scranton.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||46%||942||0|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||6%||122|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||6%||121||34|
|Philosophy And Religious Studies||2%||46|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||1%||22|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||0%||10|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of Scranton full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of University of Scranton graduates 6 years after enrollment is $43,100. Last year, out of the total 1,094 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,050 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,422 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,337 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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