University of Scranton

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University of Scranton


Graduates

  • 52% have a job after 6 months
  • N/A have a job after 1 year
  • N/A have a job after 2 years

Tuition

$25,938 / year

Room and Board

$10,224

Application deadline

March 1

Application fee

$40




Educational Resources

Libraries

Joseph M. McDade Congressional Collection, Joseph Polakoff Collection, President Joseph A. Panuska, S.J. Papers, Digital postcard collection, Digitized Aquinas Student, International Correspondence School Collection, Seymour and Kathy Brotman Collection, Jesuit Rare Books Collection, Abe Plotkin WWII Collection, JJ Quinn Collection and General University Archives

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 365,501 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 1,709 current serial subscriptions.
  • 526,368 microforms.
  • 14,399 Audio/Visual items.
  • 1,900 e-books.

Museums & Art

Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence-- The mission of The University of Scranton Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence is to encourage and actively support a strong culture of collaborative scholarship, teaching and learning for the diverse university community.

Computing

Requirements

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

Campus Resources

  • 900 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 20 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 222 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 0 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 2,152 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 1,650 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, other

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills, other

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, religious, other

Career

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

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

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 51% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 4% of housing units are Singles.
  • 60% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 22% of housing units are Triples.
  • 14% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 40 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 98% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 65% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Campus Concert, International Dinner, President's Ball, Coffeehouse Series, Spring Fling and Battle of the Bands, Men's and Women's Basketball, Intramural Sports, Multicultural Reception and Fashion Show, United Colors Underground Dances, N. A. A. C. P. Annual Dinner, Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Dinner, Backpacks to Briefcases program, Noel Night, World Premiere Concerts, Organ Dedication featuring Thomas Murray, Senior Events, Freshman Involved in Reflective Service Together (FIRST) program, Safe Spring Break Fair, Take Back the Night program, USPB Concert Event
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, radio station, student government, student newspaper, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 75 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Sigma Nu, Phi Alpha Theta, Sigma Pi Sigma, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Psi Chi, Phi Delta Kappa, Pi Gamma Mu, Alpha Sigma Lambda, Eta Sigma Phi, Pi Mu Epsilon, Alhpa Mu Gamma, Delta Sigma Rho-Tau Kappa Alpha, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Alpha Epsilon Delta, Theta Alpha Kappa, Sigma Tau Delta, Alpha Epsilon Alhpa, Alpha Kappa Delta, Sigma Xi, Pi Sigma Alpha, Alpha Phi Sigma, Phi Sigma Tau, Omega Beta Sigma, Upsilon Pi Epsilon, Sigma Theta Tau, Kappa Delta Pi, Beta Beta Beta, Sigma Phi Omega, Beta Gamma Sigma, Lambda Pi Eta, Alpha Lamnbda Delta, Phi Epsilon Kappa
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Students for Life, Jesuit University Students Concerned with Empowerment (JUSTICE) club, Spirit of Scranton
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Asian Club, International Business Club, International Students Club, Irish Society, Italian Club, German Club, Muslim Student Association, United Colors organization
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Accounting Club, Advertising Club, American Legacy, Biology Club, American Psychological Society Student Caucus, Aquinas Student Newspaper, Business Club, Council for Exceptional Children, Chemistry Club, Commuter On-Campus Life Association, Counseling and Human Services, Men's and Women's Crew, Criminal Justice Club, College Democrats, College Republicans, Environmentally Concerned Organization, Esprit Magazine, Exercise Science, Finance Club, Habitat for Humanity, Health Administration Association, Hip Hop Dance Team, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Liva Arts Company, Management Club, March of Dimes, Marketing Club, Math Club, Neuroscience Club, Pre-Law Society, PRSSA, Psychology Club, Physical Therapy club, Physics Club, Ranger Club, Royal Dance Team, Royal Historical Society, Royal Riders, Men's and Women's Rugby, Secondary Education Club of the University of Scranton, Social Science Club, Society for Human Resource Management, Student Government, Student Occupational Association, Student Nurses Association, Ultimate Club, University of Scranton Programming Board, WUSR radio station
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Aquinas (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Scranton International Airport (10), Allentown (78)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Newark, NJ (90)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Scranton (1)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 29% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 17% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,200
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.
  • There are 0 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • There are 0 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses

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, other

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