Clarion University of Pennsylvania


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Clarion University of Pennsylvania


  • 67% have a job after 6 months
  • N/A have a job after 1 year
  • N/A have a job after 2 years

In-state Tuition

$7,039 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$12,142 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline


Application fee


Educational Resources


Two libraries across the University, Carlson Library on the Clarion campus and the Suhr Library on the Venango Campus. Carlson library has four computer labs, seven study rooms available for either individual or group use, and a coffee shop. The Suhr Library at the Venango Campus is located in Oil City. The country’s modern oil history began here in 1859. The Suhr Library’s, Barbara Morgan Harvey Center for the Study of Oil Heritage houses an important collection of documents on the development of western Pennsylvania oil.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 439,810 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 20,684 current serial subscriptions.
  • 1,603,663 microforms.
  • 7,044 Audio/Visual items.
  • 0 e-books.

Museums & Art

Planetarium, art museum, fine arts center and auditorium.



  • 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

  • 1,143 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 25 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 0 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 0 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 0 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 some 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 300 students can be on the network at once.



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


reading, math, writing, study skills


minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious


co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

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

Campus Life



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 80% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 2% of housing units are Singles.
  • 67% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 1% of housing units are Triples.
  • 30% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 8 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.


  • 50% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Autumn Leaf Festival, Activities Day, Martin Luther King Cultural Series, Mary Walter Leadership Development Series, Greek Week, Campus Fest, Clarion University and Community Cultural Night, International Students Association Cultural Night, Equity Week, Spoken Arts Reading Series, Clarion University Theater Productions
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, television station
  • In total, there are about 150 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Mu Gamma (Foreign language), Alpha Psi Omega (Theatre), Beta Beta Beta (Biology), Beta Gamma Sigma (Business), Chi Alpha Epsilon (matriculants who enter college via non-traditional criteria), Kappa Delta Pi (Education), Kappa Kappa Psi (Band music), Lambda Sigma (Library science), Omicron Delta Epsilon (Economics), Order of Omega (Inter-fraternity), Phi Alpha Theta (History), Phi Eta Theta (Freshman honors), Phi Sigma Pi (honor fraternity regardless of discipline), Psi Chi (Psychology), Sigma Alpha Iota (Music fraternity for women), Sigma Tau Delta (English), Tau Beta Sigma (Band sorority);
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Koinonia Christian Fellowship, Lift Every Voice Gospel Choir, Newman Association,
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African American Caucus, ASIA (Asian Students Integrated Association), Black Student Union, Hip Hop Dance Team, Leadership Institute, Men of Color Think Tank, NACCP, Women United,
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Allies (gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender), American Chemical Society, American Library Association, American Marketing Association, Anthropology Club, Association for Childhood Education International, Association for Computing Machinery, Association for Information Technology Professionals, Bios Club, Biotech Club, Brass ensemble, Cheerleaders, Clarion Young Democrats, Clarion Republicans, Dance Team, Eagle Ambassadors, English Club, Equestrian Team (club sport), Eyerie, French Club, German Club, Health Careers Club, History Club, International Association of Business Communicators, International Students Association, Intramural sports, Interhall Council, Jazz Band, Madrigal Singers, Marching Band, Mathematics Club, Music Educators National Council, Music Marketing Association, National Broadcasting Society, National Student Speech Language Association, National Science Teachers Association, Peer-to-Peer Educators, People Reaching Out and Understanding Disabilities (PROUD), Percussion Ensemble, Philosophy Club, Political Science Association, Recreational Outdoors Club, Ruby (men’s and women’s club teams) Show Choir, Ski Club, Society for the Advancement of Management, Society for College Journalism, Spanish Club, Special Libraries Association, Speech and Debate Teams, Student PSEA, Student Senate, Students Together Against Rape (STAR), Symphonic Band, Symphonic Orchestra, Terra Club, University Activities Board, University Theatre, Vizarts,
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Call (weekly)


  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Pittsburgh (90), Franklin (30)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Greensburg (80)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Clarion (0)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.


  • School employment is available.
  • 14% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,500
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 5 fraternities
  • 5 fraternity houses
  • 5% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 8 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 9% of students are sorority members.


  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors

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