Information for High School Guidance Counselors
Welcome to The University of Scranton’s High School Guidance Counselor information page. You will find information and links below to help you learn more about and stay connected to Scranton. Please contact us with any questions by phone at 1-888-SCRANTON or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About The University of Scranton
The University of Scranton is a Jesuit institution in Northeast Pennsylvania. We have approximately 4,100 undergraduate students and 61 different majors including accounting, computer science, education, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy and pre-professions. Our students have the option to double major, study abroad, and participate in honors programs, internships, ROTC and over 80 different clubs and organizations. We also have 18 men and women Division III sports. Please visit our facts page for more information.
Our Mission: The University of Scranton is a Catholic and Jesuit university animated by the spiritual vision and the tradition of excellence characteristic of the Society of Jesus and those who share its way of proceeding. The University is a community dedicated to the freedom of inquiry and personal development fundamental to the growth in wisdom and integrity of all who share its life. To find out how we incorporate our mission into our institution, please click here.
What's New at Scranton?
The University of Scranton prides itself on continuous improvement. To find information about what's new at Scranton, please click here.
There are several ways for guidance counselors to experience our campus. Whether you are interested in meeting with an Admissions Counselor, joining one of our tours, attending an information session or coming to an event, we would love to see you. To find out more about some of our events, please see our visit page.
Finding your Admissions Counselor
To meet our staff and find your counselor, please visit our staff page. If you would like a representative to visit your school, please don't hesitate to reach out to your Admissions Counselor. Click here to search for your Admissions Counselor by state and county.
Dates and Deadlines
November 15: Early Action
Early Action is a non-binding program for all students who have a strong desire to attend The University of Scranton. Students interested in Nursing, Occupational Therapy and the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program are especially encouraged to apply Early Action, as these programs are more competitive. We will mail Early Action admission decisions on December 15.
November 15: SAT/ACT Optional Deadline
Students may apply without submitting standardized test (SAT/ACT) scores if they are in the top 30% of their graduating class. Students attending schools that do not rank must have a GPA of at least 3.2 on a 4.0 scale. Students applying to the D.P.T. guaranteed seat, Nursing or Occupational Therapy programs may not apply SAT/ACT Optional. Students who would like to designate a pre-professional area of Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Medical, Pre-Optometry, Pre-Podiatry or Pre-Veterinary Medicine may also not apply SAT/ACT Optional.
December 15: Regular Decision Application Review Begins
Regular Decision applications will be reviewed after Early Action candidates have been notified. Once the completed application is received, it can take four to six weeks to process. Applicants will be notified on a rolling basis after December 15.
March 1: Preferred Application DeadlineMay 1: National Candidates' Reply Date
We accept qualified applicants on a rolling basis, but we strongly encourage students to apply as early as possible.
Admitted applicants must reserve their place in the fall class by this date. This is accomplished by submitting both the confirmation card provided in your acceptance packet and the appropriate fee. Admitted applicants may also submit their deposit online; instructions are included in your acceptance packet.
All accepted students are evaluated for academic merit scholarships. No special applications are required. Students receiving merit scholarships will be notified of the amount in their acceptance letter. For more information on financial aid and scholarships, please click here.
All transcripts, letters of recommendation and any other supplemental materials can be mailed to:
Office of Admissions
The Estate, The University of Scranton
Scranton, PA 18510-4699
They may also be emailed or faxed to:
Fax: (570) 941-5928
Questions and Links
If you have any questions about Scranton, please email email@example.com or call 1-888-SCRANTON.
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