University of Scranton

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University of Scranton can be found in Scranton, PA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. University of Scranton has an enrollment of over 6,300 students.

The majority of students accepted into University of Scranton earned an SAT score between 1030 to 1210, or got accepted with an ACT score between 22 to 27. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the University of Scranton average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.23 - 3.45. 75% of all students that apply are admitted to University of Scranton, from which 13 percent choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall University of Scranton Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for University of Scranton was reported as 75.0% in Fall 2013 with over 9,090 applications submitted to University of Scranton. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 22 - 27
  • Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Scranton?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of University of Scranton is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University of Scranton has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 71.5%
  • 2010-2011: 73.2%
  • 2011-2012: 72.1%
  • 2012-2013: 68.8%
  • 2013-2014: 75.0%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 72.4%

How Does University of Scranton Compare?

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The acceptance rate for University of Scranton is thirty-five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Marywood University71.3%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Worthington Scranton81.9%
Keystone College72.1%
King's College71.5%
Wilkes University76.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to University of Scranton (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score22 - 27
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