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BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA - [BUP], BLOOMSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA

Bloomsburg, PennsylvaniaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1839Established Year
  9260Enrollment

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania is a public university located in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education has accredited the university. It was established in 1839. It is a part of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and is the 3rd largest college of its 14 universities. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania offers admissions in undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs. the acceptance rate for 2018- 19 was 76.8%. 8,924 students are enrolled in the college. the student- teacher ratio is 19:1 while an average class comprises 29 students.

Highlights

Type of UniversityPublic
Year of Establishment1839
Campus SettingUrban
Total Enrollment8,924
Student-Faculty Ratio19:1

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Rankings

  • U.S News ranked it at #104 in the list of Best Regional Universities North.
  • Forbes ranked it at #574 based on student outcomes.
  • According to Niche, it is ranked as 10th Top Public Universities in Pennsylvania.
  • Educate to Career ranked it at #123.

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Campus

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Campus

The campus of Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania is located in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America.

  • There are 2 campuses- Lower Campus and Upper Campus.
  • It is spread over 366 acres and is located on a hill overlooking the town of Bloomsburg.
  • There are over 250 student organizations and clubs on campus.
  • Students can get involved in community service, arts, business, entertainment etc.

Residence Facilities at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

There are 8 residence halls and 3 apartment complexes on campus.

  • It can accommodate around 3,668 students.
  • 42% of the students reside on campus.
  • 8 residence halls are located on Lower Campus while 3 apartments are located on Upper Campus.
  • The 8 residence halls are Columbia Hall, Luzerne Hall, Elwell Hall, Montour Hall, Lycoming Hall, Schuylkill Hall, Northumberland Hall and David L. Soltz Hall.
  • Various facilities include laundry, high speed internet, television, furniture, closet etc.

Programs offered at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Campus

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania offers programs for 57 undergraduate degrees, over 66 minors and 19 graduate degrees.

  • 2 doctorate degrees are offered in nursing practice and audiology.
  • The 4 undergraduate colleges are College of Liberal Arts, Zeigler College of Business, College of Education and College of Science and Technology.
  • Undergraduate degrees are offered in Accounting, Art History, Economics, Music, Health Physics etc.
  • Graduate courses are offered in Biology, Accounting, Nursing, Reading, Information Technology etc.

Admission Process

Interested students can apply online through the Application on the official website of the university.

  • The application fee for undergraduate applications is USD 60.
  • The deadline for undergraduate international admissions is tabulated below.
SemesterDeadline
SpringNovember 15
SummerApril 15
FallJune 30
  • Official transcripts of previously attended institutions.
  • The international students are required to prove their proficiency in English by submitting their English proficiency Test Scores. The minimum required scores are tabulated below:
TestMinimum Required Score
TOEFL- iBT100
TOEFL- PBT590
TOEFL- CBT243
IELTS7.5

Requirements for graduate admissions include resume, LOR, statement of goals, and Scores of Standardized exams to study in the USA

Cost of Attendance

The estimated cost of attendance for international students for the academic year 2019- 20 are tabulated below:

ExpenseNon- resident
Application FeeUSD 60
TuitionUSD 19,290
FeesUSD 3,491.50
RoomUSD 6.918
BoardUSD 3,550
TOTALUSD 33.309.50

Scholarships & Financial Aid

89% of full- time undergraduate students are offered with some sort of financial aid. Grants, scholarships to afford study in the USA, loans and work-study options are awarded.

  • 2,165 scholarships worth USD 4,782,462 have been awarded.
  • Total amount of financial aid awarded is USD 127,731,357.
  • The deadline for Bloomsburg University Scholarships is March 1, 2020.
  • The amount of scholarships range from USD- USD 1500 per year.

Alumni Network

The university has around 69,404 alumni throughout the world. 20% of the alumni get admission in graduate school within a year of graduation. Various events are conducted for the alumni and they are offered with many scholarships.

Alumni can access various career services. Some of the notable alumni are

  • Dennis Bermudez (professional MMA fighter in the UFC)
  • Jahri Evans (NFL player)
  • Chuck Daly (NBA coach)
  • Jimmi Simpson (actor)
  • Mark Schweiker (former Governor of Pennsylvania)

Placements

20% of the graduates get a job within 1 year of graduation. The average salary of graduates is USD 47,100. Students can make a profile on Handshake in order to access career services, internships, and other professional opportunities. Career Connections Expo is conducted for the students.

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Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population10656
FAFSA Code003315
Application Cost$35
Accreditation MSCHE
Average Cost of Attendance$19,290 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio2 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score10609701150 94%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing535490580-
Mathematics525480570-
ACTCheck Detailed Score221924 11%
English211824-
Mathematics211824-

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Acceptance Rate

73.3%

Acceptance Rate

9683

Total Applicants

10656

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

42.8%

Male

57.2%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program73.2%
Total Applicants13282
Total Enrolled9729
Graduate
Graduate Programs73.2%
Total Applicants1266
Total Enrolled927

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Enrollment

Enrollment
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Enrollment10656
Undergraduate Enrollment9729
Graduate Enrollment927
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate43.8%

Attendance Cost

$19,290

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$19,290 / Year
Post Graduate Program$21,458 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,200 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$9,430 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$3,140 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$9,430 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$3,140 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$3,140 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$3,140 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Program Wise Accreditations
Arts ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Art and Design
Music ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Music
Nursing ProgramsCommission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing ProgramsCouncil on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
Clinical Science ProgramsAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association
ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Theatre
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Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
681453641450112
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    Restaurant

    Chick-fil-A0.19 Km
    Scranton Commons Dining Hall0.28 Km
    Steak 'n Shake0.3 Km
    New Bloomsburg Diner0.6 Km
    Fuji Sushi0.64 Km
    Turkey Hill Brewing Company2.63 Km
    The Inn at Turkey Hill2.64 Km
    McDonald's3.08 Km
    Olive Garden Italian Restaurant3.29 Km
    Quaker Steak & Lube3.32 Km
    Ruby Tuesday3.76 Km
    Cracker Barrel Old Country Store3.79 Km
    Subway3.8 Km
    SUNOCO GAS & Lightstreet Beer and Wine & Chester's Fried Chicken4.16 Km
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    Book Store

    Bloomsburg University Store0.2 Km
    Phillips Emporium & The Teeny Tiny Bookshop0.84 Km
    Endless Records0.85 Km

    Hospital

    Geisinger Bloomsburg General Surgery0.28 Km
    Bloomsburg Ultrasound Clinic0.37 Km
    Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital0.44 Km
    Hospital Neurociencia0.73 Km
    Bloomsburg Psychological Center2.77 Km
    Leon R. Francis, M.D.4.39 Km
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    Airport

    Helipad Hospital0.39 Km
    Bloomsburg Municipal Airport1.69 Km
    Press Enterprise Heliport2.87 Km
    Broadt Airport5.55 Km

    Pharmacy

    Weis Pharmacy0.63 Km
    CVS Pharmacy0.75 Km
    Aaron M. Snyder, RPh0.83 Km
    Giant Food/Pharmacy1.14 Km
    The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy1.63 Km
    Scott B. Rehrig, RPh2.94 Km
    Barbara Sitko, PharmD2.94 Km
    Rite Aid Pharmacy2.94 Km
    Walmart Pharmacy3.1 Km
    Kimberly A. Reichard, PHARM3.1 Km
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    Shopping Mall

    Buckhorn Plaza3.12 Km
    Columbia Mall3.44 Km

    Super Market

    Walmart Supercenter3.14 Km

    *All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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