77%

Acceptance Rate

$6,017

Avg.Financial Aid

003315

FAFSA Code

About Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

8,909

Website

www.bloomu.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

400 E Second St

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5703894000
Fax: 5703893899
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Rankings

As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. It is generally considered that the ranking of any university helps a prospective student in a lot of ways. While taking admission to a particular college/university, its ranking helps the student determine various factors that include its research excellence, the performance of its students after completion of the degree, student experience, and academic success. The rankings by US News and Forbes are considered trustworthy by applicants as well as experts. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, however, doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of US News and Forbes.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

77%

SAT Range

990 - 1150

ACT Range

19 - 24

Application Fee

$35

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Recommended

Accept Common App

None

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is fairly easy. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $35, as part of the admission process at BUP. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 950-1150, it would improve her chances. The average ACT score at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania is 20. However, those getting an ACT score less than 18 might also be offered admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 400 E Second St, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania 17815. They can also call them at (570) 389-4000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$17,137

Average Annual Cost

$7,716

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$3,242

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,686

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,208

Total One Year Cost

$25,052

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to BUP are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $31,172 per year. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

19:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

72%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

38%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$81

Faculty Overview

54%

Male Professors

46%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

377 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

136 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

122 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

104 Graduates

Psychology, General

98 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

93 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

86 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

85 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

73 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

73 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

61 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

55 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

50 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

48 Graduates

Social Work

46 Graduates

Biology, General

37 Graduates

Political Science and Government

33 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

31 Graduates

Mathematics

29 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

27 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

25 Graduates

History

25 Graduates

Sociology

22 Graduates

Anthropology

22 Graduates

Computer/Information Technology Adm...

20 Graduates

Philosophy

16 Graduates

American Sign Language

16 Graduates

Chemistry

15 Graduates

Physics

13 Graduates

Music

12 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

12 Graduates

Economics

10 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

10 Graduates

Social Sciences, Other

7 Graduates

Computer Science

7 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, G...

6 Graduates

Public Health

6 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

3 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

8,238

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

32%

Full-time

91%

Part-time

9%

Students Gender

Male

43%

US National: 44%

Female

57%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

78% White

4% Unknown

7% Black

7% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

8%

Out Of State

92%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$60,833 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

41%

Averege Housing Cost

$6,308/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,030/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,030/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Huskies

School Colors

maroon and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

261

Total Female Athletes

233

Intramural Sports

8

Sports Club

34

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Field Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. At BUP, $10,468 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at BUP costs around $4,030 per year. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At BUP, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 42% male and 58% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$35,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$44,500/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$22,250

$29,237

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$231 - 303

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

54%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,017

Students Receiving Federal Grants

35%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,481

Students Receiving State Aid

37%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,908

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

15%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,117

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$8,402

$30K - $48K

$7,665

$48K - $75K

$3,998

$75K - $110K

$1,169

> $110K

$647

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$20,247,202

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$4,614,186

In case the students at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $4,485, whereas the financial aid is $3,954. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $2,783, while the institutional aid is $3,954. At BUP, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $20,247,202 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $4,614,186.

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