Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

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Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania



In-state Tuition

$6,351 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$13,911 / year

Room and Board

$5,616

Application deadline

Rolling

Application fee

$30




Educational Resources

Libraries

Art exhibition catalog collection of nearly 10,000 items, Autombile Collection, The Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble Collection, Covered Bridge Collection, Elinor Keefer Collection of all Caldecott and Newbery award winners, The Joseph P. Tustin Papers, Radical Labor Publications

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 460,723 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 2,976 current serial subscriptions.
  • 2,119,841 microforms.
  • 10,262 Audio/Visual items.
  • 0 e-books.

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 1,250 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 250 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 600 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 400 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 3,400 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 4,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

career, personal, academic, psychological

Career

on-campus job interviews, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 46% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 88% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 12% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 10 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Celebrity Artist Series, Provost Lecture Series
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 200 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Psi Omega (Drama), Beta Beta Beta (Biology), Chi Alpha Epsilon (Non-traditional student), Delta Mu Delta (Business), Gamma Theta Upsilon (Geography), Kappa Delta Pi (Education), Kappa Kappa Psi (Music), Kappa Mu Epsilon (Mathematics), Lambda Alpha (Anthropology), Lambda Pi Eta (Communication Studies), Omicron Delta Epsilon (Economics), Phi Alpha (Social Work), Phi Alpha Theta (History), Phi Kappa Phi (Inerdisciplinary), Phi Sigma Iota (Languages), Phi Sigma Pi (Leadership, Fellowship, and Scholarship), Pi Kappa Delta (Forensics), Pi Omega Pi - Alpha Delta Chapter (Business Education), Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science), Psi Chi (Psychology), Sigma Tau Delta-Theta Kappa Chapter (English), Tau Beta Sigma (Band)
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Athletes in Action, Bloomsburg Christian Fellowship, Catholic Campus Ministry, Hillel, Kappa Phi Club (women's fellowship), Nurses Christian Fellowship, Protestant Campus Ministry
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African Student Association, Asian Culture Associations, Bangladesh Student Association, Black Cultural Society, BU Gospel Choir, Chinese Student Association, European Student Association, Global Awareness Society, International Students Association, Italian Club, Korean Student Association, Lambda Sigma Upsilon (Latino Fraternity), Manga and Anime Club, Minority Organization of Righteous Educators, Native American Cultural Society, Student Organization of Latinos, Students Together Alleviating Racial Tension
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Bloomsburg Literary Journal, Chamber Orchestra, Chamber Singers, College Republicans, Community Government Association, Dance Ensemble, Forensic Society, Gospel Choir, Bloomsburg Players, Concert Choir, Husky Singers, Image (Sign Language Performance), Jazz Ensemble, Maroon and Gold Band, Radio Broadcasting Club, University Community Orchestra, University Democrats, Volunteer Services, Women's Choral Ensemble, Obiter (Yearbook)
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Voice - weekly

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Wilkes Barre/Scranton (53), Harrisburg (160)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Harrisburg (160)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Bloomsburg
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 15% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,560
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 15 fraternities
  • 12 fraternity houses
  • 4% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 12 sororities
  • 10 sorority houses
  • 6% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Wilkes University)
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited

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