Admission to University of Success

The 2020 Summer application process is presently open.

The deadline for submitting the application is March 16 2020.

Please view link below for application form.  

University of Success Program Application 2020

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 three of the following qualifications:

  • The student's family is economically disadvantaged.
  • The student's cultural background is typically underrepresented in higher education.
  • The students possesses at average or higher academic ability.
  • The student exhibits strong academic motivation with a strong desire to attend college.
  • 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 which will be held Sunday, July 12, 2020, through Friday, July 24, 2020, on the campus of the University of Scranton.

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