Get to know the University by hearing about our campus, student life and the academic experience from our students and faculty.
What Door May We Open for You?
This is a community so close, we open doors for one another. This is an education so exceptional, it opens doors for a lifetime.
Keys to Success
A University of Scranton education is designed for personal and professional success. Whatever your chosen career, you’ll develop the key employable skills and attributes that will help you to thrive today and for years to come.
Virtual Campus Tour
Join our student ambassadors as they take you on a tour of our beautiful 58-acre campus. Check out the hub of our campus, The DeNaples Center, where students gather and enjoy outstanding dining options, our state of the art academic facilities, library, fitness center, theater, dorms, and more!
The Value of a Scranton Education
A Scranton education is an immersive experience - values-based and outcomes-focused - that delivers an excellent return on your college investment.
The Jesuit Way
Students often ask what Jesuit means. The Jesuits are an order of priests within the Catholic religion who were founded by St. Ignatius Loyola over 450 years ago. They have deep roots in education.
The Humanities at Scranton
Students of the humanities at Scranton learn to perceive the world in a nuanced light, which enables them to grow not just as scholars but as people.
Psychology Department Tour
Tour our Psychology Department and learn more about this exciting program from our faculty.
Scranton & the Region
What is there to do in Scranton? Plenty! Hear what our students like to do in our area.
Study Abroad with Scranton!
Check out some of our favorite shots taken by Scranton students studying abroad. Scranton has connections to programs across the globe, helping students in nearly every major study abroad. Since 2015, our students have studied in 37 countries.
Physics & Engineering
We provide a blend of rigorous academics, project-based learning, and values-based education to nurture students of competence, conscience and compassion into the leaders of tomorrow who are ready to face the technical and ethical challenges of the future.
Counseling & Human Services
We seek to train counseling and human service professionals to be self-reflective practitioners, competent care-givers, and community leaders.
Getaway… Retreat…a time to pause and take the pulse of your life. We offer FUN retreats throughout the year at our beautiful retreat center at Chapman Lake.
Scranton students learn to “go forth and set the world on fire” through their experiences around the world. Let them tell you how this Jesuit ideal has shaped their lives.
If you thrive on being intellectually challenged, you’ll find your place in our programs of excellence. Scranton offers a range of honors and special programs that can enhance and complement your academic experience.
At the University of Scranton, we prepare students to become skilled, compassionate nurses, bedside clinicians, advocates, scholars and leaders in a community centered around Catholic and Jesuit values.
Internships give students the opportunity to integrate what they have learned in the classroom with what they are learning in the field. The Classes of 2018 and 2019 completed internships at 979 organizations in 38 different states, plus the District of Columbia, Canada, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, France, Ghana, India, Italy and Panama.
How much you get out of Scranton will depend on how much you get into – and there’s no shortage of ways to spend your time! In fact, 24 hours won’t seem like enough.
Favorite Spots on Campus
Our campus has many great spots to relax, study, gather with friends, or get a bite to eat. Find out what are some of our student's favorites!
Favorite Places to Live on Campus
Students love living in Scranton's residence halls. What are their favorites? Find out here.
Favorite Scranton Events
There are more than 80 events on campus each year. Find out what some of the students' favorites are.
Employed? Professional school? Volunteering? Where do you want to be after commencement? You choose your path, and we’ll guide you to the finish.
The first step in becoming a Royal is attending Orientation and nobody does it like Scranton! See what it was like when #Royals2021 came to campus!
We're always thrilled to welcome new Royals to campus. Nobody does move-in like the Scranton community!
Scranton sponsors 23 NCAA Division III (non-scholarship) athletic programs -- eleven for men and twelve for women.
Best Food on Campus
When you're looking for a bite to eat on campus, we know you want options, which is why we offer nearly a half-dozen dining locations from which to choose.
Whether on campus, around the corner, across the country, or south of the border, you can expect to be challenged to become a true "man or woman for others" in the Jesuit tradition through countless service opportunities.
Edward R. Leahy Jr. Hall
Check out the new $47.5 million, eight story home for the undergraduate and graduate departments of health and human performance, occupational therapy and physical therapy.
Biological sciences is the study of life and living organisms, their life cycles, adaptations and environment. At Scranton students get one-on-one interaction with our faculty, in-depth experience in the process of science, learn laboratory techniques, as well as share in the excitement of scientific discovery.
Communication & Media
Are you interested in writing, speaking and media? Is it time to tap into your creativity in a professional environment? Take a look at our communication major! We prepare students for exceptional careers and/or advanced study in broadcasting, journalism, advertising, public relations, and other areas, through our rigorous program.
Health Administration & Human Resources Studies
We prepare future managers and leaders in health care and human resources who can enter their chosen profession at the operational level and advance quickly in their careers.
How do you picture your first day of college? See if the welcome we give our new Scranton students and their families feels right to you.
'The Office' Wrap Party
Fans from around the world joined University of Scranton students to bid farewell in grand style to the cast and producers of "The Office," the NBC TV series set in Scranton that aired its final episode on Thursday, May 16, 2013.
An accounting degree from Scranton prepares you for careers in a wide variety of public, private, government or nonprofit sector positions. You’ll graduate with a solid command of accounting and business principles, while developing all of the skills required for success as a well-rounded professional in the liberal arts tradition.
Operations & Information Management
The OIM Department offers two major programs of study: Operations Management and Business Analytics. Are you a business-minded student with a commitment to quality? Are you a “big picture” person and detail-oriented? We encourage you to learn more about operations management. Are you interested in helping organizations make better business decisions and solve problems? A major in business analytics at The University of Scranton might be for you!
Our Provost, Jeff Gingerich, gives an overview of how accelerated programs offered at the University, can give you a head start on graduate school.
Living on Campus
Our students take you on a tour of their rooms. Does this sound like a place you could call home?
Faculty Profile - Joe Kraus
What appeals most to Dr. Kraus about The University of Scranton – besides its exceptional faculty and Jesuit education – is the institution’s ability to propel students to new levels of understanding, and therefore, success.
Faculty Profile - Rose Sebastianelli
Even after more than 20 years at the University, her exuberance for teaching carries over to the classroom. During her tenure, Dr. Sebastianelli has been voted three times by students as the Kania School of Management’s Teacher of the Year.
Pilarz Hall, Montrone Hall Apartment Complex
The complex includes two- and four-bedroom apartments sharing a common kitchen and living area. Home to 396 juniors and seniors, the buildings have student lounges and other gathering spaces and have been designed to meet LEED standards.
Tour of New Fitness Center in Pilarz Hall
The 14,000-square-foot fitness center in Pilarz Hall includes 46 pieces of cardio equipment, including treadmills, stationary bikes and elliptical machines, all furnished with individual theater systems; 22 Cybex units designed to exercise precise muscle groups; and an extensive, state-of-the-art free weight area.
P.O.D. Market and Food Court, Montrone Hall
The P.O.D. (Provisions On Demand ) Market combines the corner store with the style of a modern market, featuring grab 'n go dining options.
Christian Krokus, Ph.D. (Theology/Religious Studies)
Studying the humanities at The University of Scranton will help you question the world around you in order to become deeply human; deeply humane. Theology/religious studies professor Dr. Christian Krokus says that studying the humanities helps us become fully alive.
Daniel O'Reilly '18 (Theology/Religious Studies & English)
English and theology/religious studies major Daniel O'Reilly '18 says that the small class sizes and individualized attention prepare him for a future that will challenge him to be the best person that he can be.
Maura Burns '18 (History)
Thinking about studying history at The University of Scranton? History student Maura Burns '18 says that the research methods and historical knowledge provided through her education will prepare her for any instance in her future career.
David Dzurec, Ph.D. (History)
By looking at the past, we can anticipate what's to come. How can studying the humanities at The University of Scranton prepare you for your future? Dr. Dzurec thinks it can make you a better writer, student and person.
Kelsey Rosa '19 (International Language/Business - Spanish)
Studying international languages can challenge us to see the world in a different way. International language/business student Kelsey Rosa '19 says that her individualized education at The University of Scranton has shaped her to become a more compassionate, empathetic and well-rounded person.
Matthew Meyer, Ph.D. (Philosophy)
"The Humanities are important because we are all human, no matter your major," says Dr. Meyer. Studying humanities at The University of Scranton will not only prepare you for your future career but as citizens of the world.
Cara Charles '19 (English & Philosophy)
How can studying English at The University of Scranton change you? Cara Charles '19, English and philosophy major, says it is thanks to the Scranton faculty that she is changed.
Matthew Coughlin '19 (Philosophy & Political Science)
Studying the humanities at The University of Scranton will prepare you to make future decisions that ensure happiness above anything. Political science and philosophy major Matthew Coughlin '19 says his education in the humanities have pushed him to "do more" and changed him in ways that he could have never imagined.
Stephen Whittaker, Ph.D. (English and Theatre)
Dr. Stephen Whittaker, English and theatre professor, has seen students studying literature enter a variety of careers not only in teaching or writing but in law, medicine and government. They are what he calls "connoisseurs."
Hank Willenbrink, Ph.D. (Theatre)
"At the University of Scranton, we question who we are to form who we will become," says Dr. Willenbrink. English and theatre students help create change by putting their ideas into action.
The Loyola Science Center
The Loyola Science Center is a fitting home to the University's rich legacy of science education, serving as a center of collaborative learning for all members of the campus and community.
Fun Facts about the Loyola Science Center
Learn some fun facts about the Loyola Science Center that help to demonstrate the scope of the project, which is the University's most ambitious undertaking to date.
Faculty Spotlight: Nathaniel Frissell, Ph.D.
Meet Nathaniel Frissell, Ph.D., a professor in the Physics & Electrical Engineering Department. Here, he talks about his work alongside students to study the upper atmosphere and its connection to space.
Faculty Spotlight: Julia Guzman, Ed.D.
Meet Julia Guzman, Ed.D., OTD, OTR/L, a professor of occupational therapy who is designing a handwriting instrument for children. Here, she talks about how her OT students learn pediatrics and how she involves them in her research.
Faculty Spotlight: Aiala Levy, Ph.D.
Meet Aiala Levy, Ph.D., a professor of history at Scranton who loves how stories "make the past familiar." Here, she talks about how she uses digital technology to answer humanistic questions and about her research on theaters in São Paulo around the turn of the 20th century.
Faculty Spotlight: John C. Norcross, Ph.D.
Meet John C. Norcross, Ph.D., ABPP, Distinguished Professor & Chair of Psychology, who loves the science of human behavior. Here, he talks about the broad and diverse field and the student internship program.
Faculty Spotlight: Ashley Stampone, CPA
Meet Ashley Stampone, CPA, an assistant professor of accounting and alumnus of the University. Here, she talks about her blockchain research and how important faculty support was to her as a student, which has come full circle now that she is a faculty member.