University of Scranton

#3 in Federal Region III

  • Private (not-for-profit)4 Years (or High)Scranton, PADegree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or aboveDoctor's degree5,380 Students74.55 % Acceptance Ratio12:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
    University of Scranton is a Private (not-for-profit) (4 Years or High) college located in Scranton, Pennsylvania. It has a total enrollment of 5,380 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 12:1. It is a Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree. The acceptance ratio for undergraduate school is 74.55% last year.
  • Open Admission Policy
    Acceptance Ratio74.55 %
    Admission Yield13.46 %

    The acceptance ratio is 74.55% last year at University of Scranton where total 10,114 students applied and 7,540 were accepted.

  • Amounts
    Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$43,310
    Graduate Tuition & Fees$11,630
    On-Campus Living Costs$16,486
    Off-Campus Living Costs$11,268

    The tuition & fees at University of Scranton, for academic year 2017-2018 is $43,310.

    The living cost including room, board, and other expenses is $16,486 when living on campus and $11,268 when living off campus.

    Cost of Attendance
  • NCAA Member

    ROTC Program

    Campus Housing

    Meal Plan

    Online Learning

    Study Abroad

    Remedial Service

    Career Counseling

    University of Scranton provides various learning opportunities and services for their students.

    It includes NCAA Member, ROTC Program, Campus Housing, Meal Plan, Online Learning, Study Abroad, Remedial Service and more.

    Explore campus life and get your opportunities at University of Scranton.

    Learning Opportunities & Services

The Numbers Say it All about University of Scranton

Key Stats for University of Scranton

Costs of Attendance extremely expensive

University of Scranton$43,310
All U.S. Colleges$18,355
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges$25,799
4 Years or High Colleges$22,271
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania$32,750

Admission Chances relatively easy to get in


Admission Ratio

  • All U.S. Colleges66.99%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges63.95%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges66.20%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania64.90%

Financial Helps high financial help rate


Financial Aid Rates

  • All U.S. Colleges76.94%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88.17%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges82.17%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania89.69%

Student Population small

University of Scranton5,380
All U.S. Colleges20,523,036
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges4,211,617
4 Years or High Colleges14,093,854
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania300,521

Graduation Rates very high completion rate


Graduation Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges47.15%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges53.92%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges48.69%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania64.74%

Major Programs very diverse majors


Major Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges70
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88
  • 4 Years or High Colleges109
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania114

Distance Learning very diverse online courses


Online Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges8
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges10
  • 4 Years or High Colleges15
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania10

University of Scranton's Mission

The University of Scranton is a Catholic and Jesuit university animated by the spiritual vision and the tradition of excellence characteristic of the Society of Jesus and those who share its way of proceeding. The University is a community dedicated to the freedom of inquiry and personal development fundamental to the growth in wisdom and integrity of all who share its life.

Contact Information & Online Resources


University of Scranton 800 Linden Street,
Scranton, PA 18510-4629
570) 941-7400


University of Scranton is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (01/01/1927 - Current).
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