Undergraduate Admissions

International Application Information

International Application Information

Thank you for your interest in applying to The University of Scranton. Please review the information below before you begin Scranton's online application. Please note that you only need to choose one of these online applications, and there are no fees for either of them. We do not accept paper applications.
  • How to Applyplus or minus

    If you are applying for the fall 2014 entry term, please note that you must use the Scranton Application, as The Common Application does not include the fall 2014 entry term.

    You can apply for free online using The Common Application or the Scranton Application.

    Please review the Common Application's System Requirements before getting started. 

  • When to Applyplus or minus

    International Freshman Applicants
    We accept qualified applicants on a rolling basis, but we strongly encourage you to apply as early as possible, especially if you are applying for the following competitive programs: Nursing, Occupational Therapy or Doctor of Physical Therapy (guaranteed seat). Applications are processed as they are received. If you are currently attending high school/secondary school, you may begin applying after the completion of your third year. Once the completed application is received, it can take four to six weeks to process.

    International Transfer Applicants
    We accept qualified applicants on a rolling basis, but we strongly encourage you to apply as early as possible. Applications are processed as they are received. Once the completed application is received, it can take four to six weeks to process.

    Please read our application dates and deadlines for international applicants.

  • Scholarships & Financial Aidplus or minus

    International Freshman Applicants
    All accepted students are automatically evaluated for academic merit scholarships. No special applications are required. Students receiving merit scholarships will be notified of the amount in their acceptance letter.

    International Transfer Applicants 
    All accepted students are automatically  evaluated for academic merit scholarships. No special applications are required. Students receiving merit scholarships will be notified of the amount in their acceptance letter.

  • Academic Profileplus or minus

    Accepted Freshman Profile - Middle 50%

    GPA   3.2-3.8 (4.0 scale), 89-97 (100 scale)
    SAT*  1050-1240 (Math & Critical Reading only) 
    ACT*  23-28 (composite score)

    This information is meant to be a helpful reference; it is not meant to guarantee your acceptance, nor is it meant to discourage students who fall outside of these ranges from applying.

    The University of Scranton takes a holistic approach to reviewing its applicants. We consider many factors including coursework, standardized test scores, letters of recommendation, leadership, community service and extracurricular activities.

    Our most competitive majors include the sciences and health sciences, especially Nursing, Occupational Therapy and our Doctor of Physical Therapy program (guaranteed seat). We strongly encourage applicants to apply Early Action (non-binding) for these programs.

    *if applicable – International applicants must submit proof of English proficiency. This proof can be met by submitting either the TOEFL, IELTS, SAT or ACT. Our minimum acceptable TOEFL is a 61ibt and the minimum acceptable IELTS is a 6.0 overall band score. Our average SAT score ranges are 1050-1240 and our average ACT ranges are 23-28.

  • Application Checklistplus or minus

    Please use this checklist as a guide in submitting materials to complete your application to Scranton.