Employed? Med School? Law School? Professional school? Engaged in Service? Where do you want to be after commencement? You choose your path, and we’ll guide you to the finish. We can make that claim because 99% of the University’s class of 2022 found success based on their career plan within one year of graduating. And, with a Scranton degree, you can rest assured that you have invested wisely because our return on investment ranks in the top 7% nationally, according to the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.
Professional Schoolsplus or minus
Interested in medicine? Scranton graduates often have their choice of health professional schools.
Of the more than 1,200 applicants to doctoral health professions schools over the past 20 years, nearly 80% were accepted to schools of medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, podiatry, optometry and pharmacy. Our acceptance rates are consistently higher than the national acceptance rates.
Law Schoolsplus or minus
Some of the nation’s most prestigious law schools – Boston College, Notre Dame, the University of Pennsylvania, Villanova University, and William and Mary – regularly accept our graduates.
Over the last eight years, 91% of our graduating seniors have gained acceptance to one or more law schools.
Volunteeringplus or minus
As a Jesuit institution, we teach service for and with others and, we are proud to say, our graduates have listened.
Since 1983, a total of 532 grads have chosen full-time volunteer service over employment. A total of 263 of these Scranton graduates have volunteered with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps.
Prestigious Fellowshipsplus or minus
Germany, India, South Korea and Spain are just a few of the locations where recent Scranton graduates have studied, researched and taught on Fulbright scholarships, the U.S. government’s premier graduate scholarship.
Since 1972, 129 graduates of The University of Scranton have earned a Fulbright to support a year of study outside of the United States.
We’ve even been named a “top producer” of Fulbright awards by The Chronicle of Higher Education.
I did an internship with a Big Four accounting firm. I actually got to work with a partner Scranton alum, and he mentored me the whole way. I will be returning there after I graduate to start full-time.
Patrick Tuzzo, '18