Admission to University of Success

The 2021 Summer application process is presently open.

The deadline for submitting the application is April 1st 2021.

Please view link below for application form.  

University of Success Program Application 2021

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 11 to July 23, 2021, 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.


Please mail the completed applications to:

Margaret Loughney
McGurrin Hall, Room 015
University of Success Application
University of Scranton
Scranton, PA 18510

Please, if you need additional applications you are welcome to make copies of the attached forms and if you have any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to contact me at