About The University of Scranton
On Campus Housing
The University of Scranton is a private Not-For-Profit Catholic and Jesuit institution. It delivers transformative education that is grounded in the liberal arts. Every aspect of Scranton education exists to help their students succeed. The University of Scranton was founded as Saint Thomas College by Most Reverend William G. O’Hara, D.D., the first Bishop of Scranton in 1888.
Initially, college was started as ST. Thomas college which was given university status in the year 1938 and took the name "THE UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON". According to the survey most of the students who enroll the programs are majorly from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York.
University acceptance rate of 75%.
The student-faculty ratio of the university is 12:1.
The total student population is 5,380 which consists of 4,156 full-time and 1,224 part-time students.
The retention rate is 87% for full-time and 67% for part-time students.
The University of Scranton Notable Alumni is Susan Campbell Bartoletti, Joseph Battisto and many more.
Online Education at The University of Scranton
The online courses provided by the university are well structured and are designed in such a way that any student can understand and take up online courses easily without any hassle.
The online curriculum reflects the same rigorous academic standards as the on-campus programs, taught by the same highly credentialed faculty.
The university offers 11 online programs across various disciplines. University Majors includes Business Mangement, Accounting, Health Science, Information Systems, Education.
Online program makes many students dream come true by making them pursue their education in the field they dreamt off.
The following are the reviews of the people about the college
Scranton is a great school which gives you the feel of staying at home. Everyone at the university is nice and practical. Professors are always ready to help their students when the students find it difficult to understand.
The university has many things to do on the campus. The colleges keep all their students engaged by organizing various events and activities and help students to understand what they actually want.
The dorms in the university are very well maintained and are clean.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$73,944 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Students who have enrolled in the educational courses are given monetary help in order to soothe the students with a heavy financial burden while pursuing their education. The Department of financial aid in the university is committed to helping its students discover the resources available to make their education affordable.
These financial aids include student loans, grants, work-study programs and scholarships offered by the federal government, different state corporations, private organizations, and the university as well.
The financial assistance can be opted by filling the FAFSA form. Capella University Federal school code is 003384.
University of Scranton Scholarships includes provides grants and scholarship which includes Xavier Grant, Claver Award, University Grant, Presidential Scholarship, Dean's Scholarship, Loyola Scholarship, Arrupe Scholarship, The Alperin Family Scholarship.
Military Aid such as Post 9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program, Montgomery GI bill, Veteran Vocational Rehabilitation, Veterans Educational Assistance Program (VEAP).
Federal Aid includes grants like Pell Grant, TEACH Grant and loans like Direct PLUS Loans, Federal Nursing Loan, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized loan. Some of the other financial aid includes Federal Work-Study.
It provides State aid such as PHEAA State Grant.