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

The Bloomsburg University was first established in 1839 as Bloomsburg Academy. The name was changed several times and was changed to its current name in 1983. The 366-acre campus features 54 buildings and a canine mascot named Roongo. The university utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. The university is recognized as the 3rd largest school of the state of Pennsylvania. The 4-year university provides Doctorate as the highest form of degree.

  • The ratio of student to faculty is 20:1 and makes it easier on the students to approach a professor anytime.

  • The total student population in the university is 9,637 fencing 8,610 full-timers and 1,027 part-timers.

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Reviews

  • There are a lot of different clubs and activities engineered to sync with every individual's personal interest and intrigue new ones. The community assistance in the dorms and the apartments are also great.

  • The environment on the campus is open, diverse, and intellectual. Bloomsburg does not limit your ability, as a matter of fact, they broaden your horizons to have a clear view of the forthcoming endeavors.

Location & Contact

Address

400 E Second St

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5703894000
Fax: 5703894000
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Admissions

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

N/A

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

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

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

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

Bloomsburg University FAFSA/federal school code is 003315.

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