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Pennsylvania State University Penn State Worthington Scranton

Pennsylvania State University Penn State Worthington Scranton

Penn State Worthington Scranton is a campus of the Pennsylvania State University, and was established in 1923. It began as the branch school of Pennsylvania State College in Scranton. The name of the school was changed to The Scranton Center in 1951. It was moved to its present location in Dunmore, Pennsylvania, in 1968 and came to be known as the Penn State Worthington Scranton. The Penn State Worthington Scranton offers a number of associate's and bachelor's degrees in diverse areas of study. It also offers certificates and continuing education programs.

The sports teams of Pennsylvania State University Penn State Worthington Scranton participate in volleyball, baseball, cross country, bowling, softball, volleyball, and soccer. The students are also involved in clubs and organizations including the Community Human Service Organization, Engineering Club, Non-Traditional Student Organization, and Blue and White Society.

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Contacting Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Worthington Scranton

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Worthington Scranton
120 Ridge View Dr
Dunmore , PA 18512-1602
General Phone: (570) 963-2500
http://www.sn.psu.edu/

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Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Worthington Scranton Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management72business, business management
Nursing and Emergency Medicine34registered nursing
Computer Science and Engineering17information science
Family and Social Work13family studies
Liberal Arts9English, liberal arts and sciences
Engineering Technician3construction engineering tech
Security and Law Enforcement2criminal justice and safety

Number of programs and degrees for Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Worthington Scranton in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Associate's degree556
Bachelor's degree956

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Worthington Scranton Student Body

In 2007-2008, Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Worthington Scranton had a total enrollment of 1,347 students (1,279 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 57%
Women 43%
Full-Time 96%
Part-Time 4%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%
Graduate 0%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 94%
Black 2%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 40%
20-21 22%
22-24 14%
25-29 9%
30-34 4%
35-39 3%
40-49 4%
50-64 1%

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Worthington Scranton Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 76 %
Part-Time 57 %

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Worthington Scranton Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Dunmore, Pennsylvania for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Pennsylvania Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Worthington Scranton Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total90377386%30640%
Men46841088%17543%
Women43536383%13136%

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal420530
SAT Math410520
ACT Verbal1622
ACT Math1822
ACT Composite1722

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPArequired
Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT95%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT4%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Worthington Scranton Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 11,660
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 17,450
Books and supplies $ 1,264

Financial Aid:
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Worthington Scranton participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 332915)

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Worthington Scranton Faculty

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Worthington Scranton has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Tenured108
Non-tenured, but on tenure track610
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1213

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*0*
Assistant professorcalendar year0*1*
Instructorcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*2*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year2*1*
Associate professoracademic year4$76,2897$78,201
Assistant professoracademic year9$68,5689$66,223
Instructoracademic year12$60,41612$54,669
All faculty totalacademic year27$66,94029$64,695

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Worthington Scranton Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Information Science/Studies

Engineering Technician
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Human Development and Family Studies, General

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

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Notable:
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (army, air force)

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