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We Have the Keys to Your Success!

The University of Scranton offers an immersive experience where students engage in real-world, purposeful education. As a result, our students learn key employable skills for a lifetime of personal and professional success.

We are proud to foster an inclusive campus community where you will easily fit in and find the support you need from day one. Plus, our campus food, dorms, and science labs have all been named among the best in the nation! 

Helping to shape your future is our passion. Are you ready to pursue yours? Apply today!

Applying is Free.   

We use the Common Application, a standard application used by many colleges and universities. 

We Automatically Review for Scholarships. 

Accepted applicants are automatically reviewed for scholarships and notified in their acceptance letter if they receive one; no separate application is required. 99% of incoming students receive some form of financial aid.

SAT and/or ACT Scores are Optional for All Majors.  

We take a holistic approach to admissions. While your GPA and coursework are important, we also consider your letters of recommendation, leadership, community service, and extracurricular activities.


Are you a Transfer, International, or Adult/Visiting Student?
You may have different dates/deadlines or application requirements.
Learn more here: 
Transfer Students  International Students | Adult/Visiting Students

Nationally Recognized

Year after year, the University and its students are recognized for everything from academic excellence to commitment to service. Recent accolades include:
  • U.S. News & World Report has named the University a Best College for 30 consecutive years. 
  • In the most recent edition, Scranton ranked No. 5 and was also recognized for "Best Undergraduate Teaching" (No. 8).

Successful Outcomes

We prepare our students for professional and personal success:
  • The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce ranked the University among the top 11% of colleges in the country for ROI 20 years after enrollment.
  • 99% of the Class of 2022 have found success based on their career plan, which includes employment, continuing education, service, military, etc.

Apply Today!

"Coming to The University of Scranton was the best decision I ever made! I know I'll always look back on college and remember I was at home in Scranton."

Kelly Nee '23