University of Scranton

The University of Scranton is a Jesuit university that traces its history back to 1888.



The University of Scranton is located in the City of Scranton, in the State of Pennsylvania.

  • 2 hours from Philadelphia
  • 2.5 hours from New York City
  • 2.5 hours from the University of Delaware (in Newark, Delaware)
  • 4 hours from Washington, DC


Student population

The University of Scranton is home to 6,000 students. This small population provides a community-oriented experience to the students.


Colleges and programs

There are 61 undergraduate programs and 25 graduate programs at the University of Scranton, as well as many online programs. Many of the areas of study focus on Business, Sciences, Technology, and Education.



This prestigious university is ranked as follows by the US News and World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges 2013″:

  • #10 – Regional universities (in the Northeastern USA)
  • #3 – Up-and-coming schools
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