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Yes We Have it! Academic Programs Majors

Campus Map & Directions

Minors

Accounting - Accounting Information Systems - Forensic Accounting - General Accounting - Accountancy (5-year joint Bachelor/Master’s) Applied Mathematics Biochemistry Biochemistry, Cell & Molecular Biology Biology Biomathematics Biophysics Business Administration Chemistry Chemistry/Business Chemistry/Computers Communication Community Health Education Computer Engineering Computer Information Systems Computer Science Counseling and Human Services Criminal Justice Economics (Business) Economics (Social Science)

Education - Early & Primary Teacher Education - Middle Level Teacher Education - Secondary Education Electrical Engineering Electronic Commerce Engineering Management English Entrepreneurship Environmental Science Exercise Science Finance Forensic Chemistry Health Administration History Human Resources Studies Individualized Major International Business International Language/Business International Studies Journalism and Electronic Media Languages & Cultures - French & Francophone Cultural Studies - German Cultural Studies - Greek

Concentrations Asian Studies Catholic Studies Environmental Studies Human Development Italian Studies

Getting Here!

- Hispanic Studies - Italian - Latin Latin American Studies Management Marketing Mathematics Media and Information Technology Medical Technology Military Science Neuroscience Nursing Occupational Therapy Operations Management Philosophy Physical Therapy (DPT) Physics Political Science Pre-Engineering Psychology Sociology Strategic Communication Theatre Theology/Religious Studies Women’s Studies

Pre-Professional Judaic Studies Latin American Studies Nutrition Studies Peace and Justice Studies Women’s Studies

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Dentistry Law Medicine Optometry Podiatry Veterinary Medicine

Art History Business Leadership Coaching Criminology Educational Studies General Business Leadership Music History Portuguese Writing

Hartford

WV

City of Scranton

Washington, D.C.

We Are Close To You!

SITE OF THE NEW CENTER FOR REHABILITATION EDUCATION

2 hours from Syracuse 2 hours from New York City 2 hours from Philadelphia 3 hours from Hartford

Many of our majors may also be taken as minors.

Programs of Excellence Business Leadership Honors Program Honors Program Special Jesuit Liberal Arts Honors Program

admissions.scranton.edu/academics

66 Majors, 44 Minors and more than 38 Concentrations. We have the program for you!

3.5 hours from Baltimore

GPS ADDRESS

4.5 hours from Boston

820 Mulberry Street Scranton, PA 18510

4.5 hours from Washington D.C.

Free County Bus Service for students Free University Shuttle Bus

Our Campus

5 Minute walk from downtown Scranton Close to stores, restaurants, cinemas & historic sites

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STUDENT TO FACULTY RATIO:

AVERAGE CLASS SIZE

38 % ABOVE 6-YEAR GRAD RATE

NATIONAL AVERAGE

FRESHMAN RETENTION

90%

RATE:

Scranton has connections to programs across the globe, helping students in nearly every major study abroad. To date, our students have studied in 53 countries and on every continent except Antarctica.

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Academic Programs

Our facts speak for themselves, but they don’t tell the whole story. Experience Scranton’s campus and community for yourself. Expect more from Scranton.


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WeAcceptance Get Results! & Job Placement Our students expect more from their education and at Scranton we deliver. Our students gain acceptance to medical and law schools at rates higher than the national average, and they gain employment with some of the nation’s top employers.

79% 150

41%

ACCEPTANCE

ACCEPTANCES

OF STUDENTS

PROFESSIONS SCHOOLS

IN THE PAST FOUR YEARS

STUDIES AFTER GRADUATION

RATE INTO HEALTH

INTO LAW SCHOOLS

PURSUE GRADUATE

Schools such as:

Schools such as:

Schools such as:

Medicine - Georgetown University School of Medicine - Sidney Kimmel School of Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University - The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

- Boston College

- Boston College

- Cornell University

- Brown University

- Duke University

- George Washington University

- Fordham University

- Harvard University

- Georgetown University

- Johns Hopkins School of Education

- George Washington University

- John Jay College of Criminal Justice

- New York University

- Penn State University

- University of California, Berkeley

- Syracuse University

- University of Miami

- Temple University

- University of Notre Dame

- The University of Scranton

- University of Pennsylvania

- Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

- University of Texas

- Yale School of Public Health

Dentistry - The Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry at Temple University - University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine - University of Maryland School of Dentistry - University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine Veterinary - University of Pennsylvania Veterinary Medicine - Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine

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College of Arts & Sciences - American Psychological Association - BAE Systems - Baltimore Police Department - BBC America - Booz Allen Hamilton - CBS Radio - Ernst & Young

- Grais & Ellsworth LLP - JP Morgan Chase - Lockheed Martin - Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center - NBC Sports - U.S. Department of Defense - The Walt Disney Company

Top Internship Opportunities - Allied Rehab Hospital - Ariel Publicity - AXA Equitable - Big Brothers, Big Sisters - Bloomberg - The Commonwealth Medical College - Ernst & Young - Harper Collins Publishers

95% of the class

- Independence Blue Cross

of 2013 was employed, pursuing graduate or professional studies, or volunteering full-time within 6 months of graduation.

- Jetty Apparel Company - Johnson & Johnson - Maiden RC - Marley’s Mission - Merrill Lynch - Morgan Stanley

Kania School of Management - AIG - Bank of America Global Markets - Beckerman PR - Citibank - Deloitte - Enterprise - Havas Worldwide - JPMorgan Chase - McGrail, Merkel, Quinn & Associates - Merrill Lynch - Pacer Financial - ParenteBeard LLC - PNC Capital Markets - PricewaterhouseCoopers - Prudential Financial - U.S. Small Business Admin. - The Vanguard Group

Panuska College of Professional Studies - American Cancer Society - Bright Horizons Family Solutions - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia - Daroff Charter School - Delaware Valley Charter High School - KIPP Gaston College Preparatory, Gaston, NC - Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center - Mount Sinai Hospital - Phoenix Academy Lawrence, Lawrence, MA - Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital - Teach for America - Westchester Medical Center - Xavier High School, Micronesia

- Moses Taylor Hospital - Orange County Medical Examiner’s Office - ParenteBeard, LLC - Pennrose Properties LLC - PricewaterhouseCoopers - Tobyhanna Army Depot - United States Secret Service - WNEP Newswatch 16

internships for credit

at 418 organizations in 10 states in the last 2 years

Outcomes & Results

Top Student Employers


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Campus is Alive Athletics, Clubs & Activities

With more than 80 clubs and organizations, you will never be bored at Scranton. Clubs & Organizations - Advertising Club - American Psychological Society Student Caucus (APSSC) - Asia Club - Association for Early Childhood International - Association for Computing Machinery (ACMSC) - Biology Club - Business Club - Chemistry/Biochemistry Club - Community Health Education Club (CHED) - Commuter Students Association (CSA) - Circle K International - College Democrats - College Republicans - Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) - Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) - Counseling and Human Services Association (CHSA) - Criminal Justice Club - Debate Society - Exercise Science Club - Finance Club - Gaming Club - Habitat for Humanity - Health Professions Organization (HPO)

- Healthcare Administration Society (HAS) - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (I.E.E.E.) - International Business Club - The International Club - International Students Club - Italian Society - Liva Arts Company - Marketing Society of The University of Scranton (MSUS) - Math Club - Men and Women for Octaves (A Capella Group) - Middle Level Education Club (MLEC) - Move for Those Who Can’t - Neuroscience Society - The Philosophy Society - Photography Club - Physical Therapy Club - Picture This: Scranton Royals Sign - Portfolio of Responsible Investments under Student Management (PRISM) - Pre-Law Society - Pre-Physician Assistant Club - Psychology Club - Ranger Challenge Club (ROTC) - Royal Astronomy Club

- Royal EMS Club - Royal Historical Society - Scranton Aquatic Systems Specialists - Scranton Inclusion - Scranton Neuroscience Society - Scripture of Scranton (SOS) - Se Habla Español - Society of Accounting Students (SAS) - Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) - Social Dance Club - Society of Physics Students - Student Education Club of The University of Scranton (SECUS) - Student Government - Student Nurses Association (SNA) - Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA) - Students for Life - Students for Suicide Prevention - Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) - Sustainability Club Organization - United Colors Club - University of Scranton Programming Board (USPB) - Wishmakers-On-Campus - Young Americans for Liberty (YAL)


- Bands, Choirs and String Ensembles - University Players - Liva Arts Company - 99.5 WUSR-FM - Royal Network News - Also a student newspaper, literary magazine, history journal and yearbook

Ministry & Service Through service, retreats, reflection, worship and conversation, we encourage you to see the world in new ways and help you explore the deeper questions of life, no matter your faith tradition.

Athletic Teams - Baseball (Men’s) - Basketball (Men’s & Women’s) - Cross Country (Men’s & Women’s) - Field Hockey (Women’s) - Golf (Men’s) - Lacrosse (Men’s & Women’s) - Soccer (Men’s & Women’s) - Softball (Women’s) - Swimming/Diving (Men’s & Women’s) - Tennis (Men’s & Women’s) - Volleyball (Women’s) - Wrestling (Men’s)

Residence Halls - 87% of housing is new or renovated - Diverse options from first through senior year - Guaranteed for four consecutive years - Light housekeeping

Club Sports - Cheerleading - Crew - Dance - Equestrian - Fencing - Figure Skating - Hip Hop Dance - Ice Hockey - Men’s Volleyball - Mountain Sports - Rugby - Ultimate Frisbee®

Meal Plan Nationally recognized for best campus food. No wonder 90% of our students choose a meal plan (even when they don’t have to!).

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Creative Outlets


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Can IAdmissions Get In? & Financial Aid Scranton’s transfer process is very simple, and we will guide you through each step. We realize that one of the most important factors in your decision is how many of your credits will transfer to Scranton, so we will provide you with a credit evaluation after your application and transcript(s) have been received. Transfer credit is reviewed on an individual basis for courses in which a C or better has been earned. Students transferring are required to complete a minimum of 63 credits at Scranton to earn a baccalaureate degree. Application Requirements • Complete the free online Scranton Application or The Common Application • Official transcripts from all colleges attended, whether or not credit was earned, and a list of courses in progress • Letter of recommendation • Personal statement If fewer than 30 college credits completed, please also send:  – Official results of the SAT/ACT/TOEFL – Official high school transcript • Permanent Residents must submit a copy of their current Proof of Residency card •

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DATES TO REMEMBER

Preferred Filing Deadlines December 15 (for spring semester entry) August 1 (for fall semester entry)

scranton.edu/apply


We offer a variety of programs in recognition of academic achievement, financial need, diversity and ROTC service. State and federal assistance, installment payment plans and work-study can also be part of the mix of financing options. Merit Scholarships Loyola and Arrupe Scholarships are available to qualifying transfer students and range from $8,000 to $17,000 annually. All accepted students are automatically evaluated for scholarships based on the complete Admissions application. Scholarship recipients will be notified in their acceptance letters. Need-Based Financial Aid Students who wish to apply for need-based financial aid should file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at fafsa.gov by April 15 for the following fall semester. Spring term entries need to update their FAFSA to include The University of Scranton (code 003384) on the college section.

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I love classes where I never look at the clock, and I get lost thinking about the questions that my professors ask. It makes me think about the world in a new way.

Michelle Dougherty ’14


First-year room

Sophomore room

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Junior/Senior apartment

Junior/Senior room


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“Best Values in Private Colleges”

“Friendliest Colleges” – The Huffington Post

– Kiplinger

“Best Colleges“ – U.S. News & World Report

“Character -Building Colleges” – Templeton Foundation

“Best Food”

– The Princeton Review


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Yes We Have it! Academic Programs Majors

Campus Map & Directions

Minors

Accounting - Accounting Information Systems - Forensic Accounting - General Accounting - Accountancy (5-year joint Bachelor/Master’s) Applied Mathematics Biochemistry Biochemistry, Cell & Molecular Biology Biology Biomathematics Biophysics Business Administration Chemistry Chemistry/Business Chemistry/Computers Communication Community Health Education Computer Engineering Computer Information Systems Computer Science Counseling and Human Services Criminal Justice Economics (Business) Economics (Social Science)

Education - Early & Primary Teacher Education - Middle Level Teacher Education - Secondary Education Electrical Engineering Electronic Commerce Engineering Management English Entrepreneurship Environmental Science Exercise Science Finance Forensic Chemistry Health Administration History Human Resources Studies Individualized Major International Business International Language/Business International Studies Journalism and Electronic Media Languages & Cultures - French & Francophone Cultural Studies - German Cultural Studies - Greek

Concentrations Asian Studies Catholic Studies Environmental Studies Human Development Italian Studies

Getting Here!

- Hispanic Studies - Italian - Latin Latin American Studies Management Marketing Mathematics Media and Information Technology Medical Technology Military Science Neuroscience Nursing Occupational Therapy Operations Management Philosophy Physical Therapy (DPT) Physics Political Science Pre-Engineering Psychology Sociology Strategic Communication Theatre Theology/Religious Studies Women’s Studies

Pre-Professional Judaic Studies Latin American Studies Nutrition Studies Peace and Justice Studies Women’s Studies

WEB

EXTRAS

Dentistry Law Medicine Optometry Podiatry Veterinary Medicine

Art History Business Leadership Coaching Criminology Educational Studies General Business Leadership Music History Portuguese Writing

Hartford

WV

City of Scranton

Washington, D.C.

We Are Close To You!

SITE OF THE NEW CENTER FOR REHABILITATION EDUCATION

2 hours from Syracuse 2 hours from New York City 2 hours from Philadelphia 3 hours from Hartford

Many of our majors may also be taken as minors.

Programs of Excellence Business Leadership Honors Program Honors Program Special Jesuit Liberal Arts Honors Program

admissions.scranton.edu/academics

66 Majors, 44 Minors and more than 38 Concentrations. We have the program for you!

3.5 hours from Baltimore

GPS ADDRESS

4.5 hours from Boston

820 Mulberry Street Scranton, PA 18510

4.5 hours from Washington D.C.

Free County Bus Service for students Free University Shuttle Bus

Our Campus

5 Minute walk from downtown Scranton Close to stores, restaurants, cinemas & historic sites

WEB

EXTRAS

admissions.scranton.edu/directions


OUR CAMPUS

T H E U N I V E R S I T Y O F S C R A N TO N

VISIT

EXPECT

MORE

FROM SCRANTON

Open House October 19 and November 2, 2014 October 25 and November 8, 2015 1-888-SCRANTON scranton.edu/visit We’ll be expecting you.

admissions.scranton.edu Office of Admissions, The University of Scranton, The Estate, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18510-4699

TRANSFER STUDENTS

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