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University of Scranton

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Campus Life and Facilities

Scranton Says...

Easily reached by major highways, The University of Scranton is about two hours from New York City, Philadelphia, Syracuse, and Danbury (Connecticut) and only about four hours from Baltimore and Washington. An urban campus, The University of Scranton offers all of the opportunities of a city location. Students can also take advantage of the Univers... More More

Scranton Students Say...

“There is a whole range of activities to do on the weekends” at The University of Scranton, including “frequent trips, dances, and movies that are screened for free.” Students tell us “the school and student organizations provide plenty of options, such as retreats, talent shows, and other various activities.” There are also “many intramurals to be... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

800 Linden Street

Scranton, PA 18510-4699

United States

Phone: 570-941-7540

Fax: 570-941-5928


Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 86
Fire Safety Rating: 89
Green Rating: 67
Environment:City (population 75,000 - 299,999)
Campus size: (number of acres): 50.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://www.scranton.edu/about/public-safety/pages/...

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 63.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student
Men's dorms
Women's dorms
Apartments for single students
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:No
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:80
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Chamber Orchestra
Debating Club
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Student Union
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:32
Number of Social Sororities:0
Number of Social Fraternities:0
Number of Religious Organizations:15
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Student Services
Other Services:Health
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Description:The ALLY program is designed to provide trained University personnel who can serve as a resource for students. The program provides a supportive environment which allows gay, lesbian and bisexual students to speak freely and safely about their concerns.
Minority Support Groups: Yes
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Athletic Division:3
Men's Sports Team Name:Royals
Women's Sports Team Name:Royals
Team Mascot:Wolf
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Army ROTC Offered:On-Campus
Air Force ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: Wilkes University
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 170
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 15.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: No
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: Yes
Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 98.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Dell
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes
Special Facilities:Hope Horn Gallery in Hyland Hall; Scranton Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library; The Estate; Houlihan-McLean Center
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