Scranton is a private Catholic and Jesuit institution that delivers a transformative education, grounded in the liberal arts.
At The University of Scranton, our rigorous, in-depth education provides the field-specific knowledge and competencies needed for professional success.
Become a Royal! Scranton offers the perfect combination of academic environment, social experience, and personal support our students need to build successful lives and careers.
Student Life is vibrant and varied, from ministries-based programs and leadership initiatives to student-run activities, clubs and organizations.
With more than 51,000 Scranton graduates out there, connecting with fellow alumni couldn't be easier, and we're here to help!
Scranton is a great value, and we’ll also provide you with the tools to be a person who is of value to society.
Our Core Curriculum exposes students to
developing well-rounded individuals with critical thinking skills that help them reason and reflect well beyond the classroom.
"As parents of two Scranton students, it is the Jesuit spirit and the Jesuit principles that permeate The University of Scranton that we have come to value most.”
– Mark & Maura Kilner, P’16 and P’20
with programs offered by the division of Student Formation & Campus Life, including
Carrying on a tradition that spans more than three decades, Scranton students from nearly every undergraduate degree program have studied abroad. Learn more
"The real measure of our Jesuit universities lies in who our students become."
Peter-Hans Kolvenbach, S.J., 2000, then Superior General of the Jesuit order
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