Admission

Scranton is home to over 100 international students, from 15 countries, enrolled in a full-time degree program. An additional 7 countries are represented by our exchange students. In total, Scranton has hosted students from every inhabited continent.

Degree Seeking Students

With over 65 undergraduate and 20 on-campus graduate programs, The University of Scranton has plenty of offerings for students interested in pursuing a degree at an American college. All international students, regardless of nationality, may be eligble to participate in any on campus degree program. Students wishing to pursue a degree at The University of Scranton must apply through the Office of Graduate & International Admissions, regardless of the degree level.

Exchange Students

The University of Scranton maintains exchange agreements with institutions around the world. Students from the following institutions are eligble to apply for an academic exchange at Scranton.

  • Central/South America
    • Universidad IberoAmericano, Puebla, Mexico
    • Universidad IberoAmericano, Mexico City, Mexico
    • Espiritu Santo University,Guayaquil, Ecuador
    • Pontifica Universidad Javeriana Bogota, Colombia
  • Europe
    • Linnaeus University, Sweden
    • Universidad Pontifica Comillas, Spain
    • Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy
  • Asia/Pacific
    • Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan
    • National Chengchi University, Taiwan
    • National Taiwan University, Taiwan
    • Sophia University, Japan
    • Sogang University, ROK
    • Ehwa Women's University, ROK
    • Yonsei University, ROK
    • Australian Catholic University, Australia
    • Southern Cross University, Australia
    • Alliance University, India
    • Peking University HSBC Business School, China
    • Capital University of Economics and Business, China
    • Sichuan Normal University, China
    • Al-Farabi University, Kazakhstan

Both undergraduate and graduate exchange student applications are reviewed and processed by the Office of International Student and Scholar Services. Please note, graduate students interested in a semester abroad at Scranton should contact Huey Shi Chew, Director of International Student and Scholar Services (hueyshi.chew@scranton.edu) before beginning the application process to ensure your academic needs can be accomodated. A typical academic exchage lasts one semester; however, students with a flexible schedule may have the option to apply for an exchange lasting a full academic year.

The 2017-2018 Exchange Application may be downloaded here. Once the application has been completed, your institution's Study Abroad/International Education Director should mail the application packet to Ms Noelle Drozdick (noelle.drozdick@scranton.edu). The application deadlines are April 1 (fall semester) and October 1 (spring semester).