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University of Scranton

Scranton, Pennsylvania
Pilarz Hall is part of the new Mulberry Street Complex, which includes housing, fitness facilities, and a food court. credit: Savethebologna
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Overview
Private not-for-profit
3,678 Undergraduates
75% Admissions Rate
City: Small
Private
Expensive
Region: Northeast
Division 3
Size: Small
Doctoral
University of Scranton
800 Linden Street
Scranton, Pennsylvania
18510-4629
(570) 941-7400
www.scranton.edu
Location

Scranton is the sixth-largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania behind Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Erie and Reading. It is the county seat of Lackawanna County in Northeastern Pennsylvania's Wyoming Valley and hosts a federal court building. With a population of 77,291, it is the largest city in the Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area, which has a population of about 570,000.Scranton is the geographic and cultural center of the Lackawanna River valley, and the largest of the former anthracite coal mining communities in a contiguous quilt-work that also includes Wilkes-Barre, Pittston, and Carbondale. More from Wikipedia...

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coffee score

96

restaurants score

Students
41%

Men

59%

Women

20

Average Age of Entering Students

87%

Live On Campus

46

New Transfer Students

Admissions
75%

Acceptance Rate

13%

Enrollment Yield

1030-1220

SAT Range

10,114

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$33,701

Typical Cost

$43,310

Average Tuition

96%

Recieve Financial Aid

98%

Have Loans

$26,507

Median Debt

Academics
12.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

Biology

Top Major

Athletics
Basketball Conference:

Landmark Conference

Track & Field Conference:

Landmark Conference

Basketball Division:

3

Track Division:

3

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