Admission to University of Success

How To Apply

The 2023 Summer application process is now open. 

The deadline for submitting the application is April 1, 2023.

Access the 2023 application.

Please mail the completed applications to:

Margaret Loughney
Leahy Hall, Room 610
University of Success Application
University of Scranton
Scranton, PA 18510

If you need additional applications you can make copies of the application.

If you have any questions or concerns, contact

Program Information

The University of Success is a pre-college program at The University of Scranton. Applications are for current eighth grade students who meet at least four of the following qualifications:

  • The student’s family is economically disadvantaged.
  • The student’s cultural background is typically underrepresented in higher education.
  • The student possesses at average or higher academic ability and exhibits true academic motivation.
  • The student is a potential first generation college student in his/her family.
  • The student is enrolled in a public school.

Accepted students will be invited to begin their tenure with the program by participating in a two-week residential Summer Academy that will be held July 9 to July 21, 2023, on the campus of the University of Scranton.

As of now, the University expects to be open for the summer session. If the situation changes the students will participate in a virtual summer camp with the staff.

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