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Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Description:

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania is a public, four-year university located in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania. The 282-acre campus supports about 10,000 students with a student/faculty ratio of 22 to 1 and an average lecture class size of 33. Bloomsburg offers 54 bachelor’s degree programs, 45 minors, and 19 graduate programs across their colleges of Business, Education, Liberal Arts, and Science and Technology. For high-achieving students, Bloomsburg has an Honors Program. There is plenty to do on campus, as Bloomsburg is home to over 200 student clubs and organizations, including Chess Club, Judo Club, and Scuba Diving Club. Bloomsburg also has a host of intramural sports, 12 fraternities, 14 sororities, and lots of club sports like Rock Climbing, Equestrian, and Ski and Snowboarding. For intercollegiate athletics, Bloomsburg competes in the NCAA Division II Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC). The university fields nine men's and nine women's intercollegiate sports.

Admissions Data (2013):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 9,950 (9,201 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 43% Male / 57% Female
  • 94% Full-time

Costs (2013 - 14):

  • Tuition and Fees: $8,582 (in-state); $18,706 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,200 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $7,848
  • Other Expenses: $4,552
  • Total Cost: $22,182 (in-state); $32,306 (out-of-state)

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 79%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 42%
    • Loans: 72%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $5,441
    • Loans: $7,037

Scholarships for Bloomsburg University (powered by Cappex.com)

Most Popular Majors:

Business Administration, Elementary Education, Nursing, Psychology, Special Education

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 78%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 43%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 64%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Bloomsburg University Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.bloomu.edu/strategic

"Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania is an inclusive comprehensive public university that prepares students for personal and professional success in an increasingly complex global environment."

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