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University of Scranton

University of Scranton

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University of Scranton Student Essentials Region: Setting: Type: Affiliation: Size: Mascot: Website: On-Campus Housing Available: Selectivity: In-State Tuition: Out-of-State Tuition: Retention Rate: Enrollment: Year Established:
Large Town Setting
Roman Catholic
Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Royal Wolf

About University of Scranton

Based on the Catholic Jesuit ideal of Cura Personalis, or nurturance of the whole human being, University of Scranton in Scranton, Pennsylvania, offers an education that is engaging both intellectually and in other ways.

Scranton’s comprehensive academics encompass more than 60 undergraduate and more than 20 graduate programs. Among Scranton’s varied majors are:


*Molecular Biology

*Classical Studies


*Counseling and Human Services

*Occupational Therapy

*Religious Studies


*World Languages and Cultures

As a way of cultivating students’ leadership and service skills, Scranton has a leadership development program, which includes workshops and work assignments relating to compassionate service to others. In fact, Scranton has been ranked as one of the most service-oriented colleges by such publications as Washington Monthly.

Like everything else at Scranton, admissions applications take the whole person into account. Materials used to evaluate students include SAT or ACTS scores, transcripts, letters of recommendation, a list of extracurricular activities and a personal statement.

Scholarships, loans and grants are some of the financial aid sources awarded to eligible students.

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University of Scranton Map & Location

University of Scranton

800 Linden Street

Scranton, PA 18510

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Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

10/10 walk


Seasonal average temperatures for Scranton, PA

Winter Dec 38 24 Jan 33 18 Feb 37 21 Spring Mar 46 28 Apr 59 38 May 70 48 Summer Jun 78 57 Jul 82 61 Aug 80 60 Fall Sep 72 52 Oct 61 41 Nov 49 33


Full-Time Undergrad Students Freshman Class Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 6%
  • African American: 1%
  • Caucasian: 81%
  • Asian: 3%
  • Unknown and Other: 8%
]]> Latino African American Caucasian Asian Unknown and Other
Undergraduate 58% Graduate 42% Full-Time 88% Part-Time 12% Women 58% Men 42% International 1% Domestic 99%

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