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CLARION UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, CLARION, PENNSYLVANIA

Clarion, PennsylvaniaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1867Established Year
  5225Enrollment

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

Vaishnavi Agrawal Vaishnavi Agrawal
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Clarion University of Pennsylvania is a public institution that was founded in 1867. The school became a university in the 1980s. This university is among the 14 universities of Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE). It follows a semester-based academic calendar and has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3942.

Rankings

  • In 2019 Clarion University was listed on the National Council for home safety and Security’s list of Safest Colleges in America.
  • Clarion University is ranked in the 113th position in terms of best Regional Universities North in 2020 by the US News.
  • In terms of colleges with the best professors, the university is ranked in the 502nd position out of 1603 in 2020 by the Niche.

Highlights

University TypePublic
Campus SettingRural
UG Application PortalOfficial website
Annual EndowmentUSD 31 million
Student Retention Rate74%
Work-Study ProgramYes
Mode of ProgramsPart-time, full-time, online
Campus Housing Capacity1,750
Annual Cost of AttendanceUSD 31,106
Admission Helpdesk1-800-672-7171;
admissions@clarion.edu

Campus

  • The campus is spread over 201 acres.
  • The Clarion University of Pennsylvania is in the proximity of 106 miles from Pittsburgh International Airport.
  • There are more than 135 clubs and organizations on the campus for the students to check out for.
  • Out of the total undergraduate enrollment of 3942, 35 percent of the students live on campus.
  • There is Clarion University Police department for the purpose of safety which comprises 10 police officers commissioned by the Governor.

Residence

  • The University offers these housing facilities:
    • Hilltop Suites.
    • Suites on main.
    • Reinhard Villages.
  • Residential students have the convenience for all academic buildings, Eagle Commons, Gemmell Student Center, and Tippin Gymnasium.
  • The rooms are fully furnished and safety is the top priority on the campus.
  • The off-campus housing facilities are available in the following apartments:
    • Alpha Student Housing.
    • College Park Apartments.
    • Clarion Campus Housing.
    • Eagle Park Apartments.

Programs

  • The University offers more than 100 programs and degrees such as associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees, post master’s certificate and a Doctorate degree.
  • The most popular majors at the Clarion University of Pennsylvania include Health Professions and Related Programs; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities; Education; and Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs.
  • The other programs include Accounting, Criminal Justice, Geoscience, etc.
  • Various similar courses are offered online at a different cost.
  • The student-faculty here is 17:1, encouraging focused and personal interaction for better learning.
  • According to the US News, the average freshman retention rate is 74 percent, which is an indicator of student satisfaction.

Application Process

International students seeking admissions at the University can follow the below-mentioned admission details:

  • Application Portal: Clarion’s Online Application
  • Undergraduate Application Fee: $35.
  • Graduate Application Fee: $40.
  • Supporting documents for undergraduates: Official high school transcript or GED and SAT and ACT scores.
  • Student Profile :
  • Acceptance Rate: 94%.
  • Standardized tests: ACT and SAT.
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.

Cost Of Attendance

Per Credit Undergraduate Rates

CategoryNon-Pennsylvania Resident, ClarionNon-Pennsylvania Resident, Online
Tuition482.00 USD347.00 USD
Technology Fee30.00 USD30.00 USD
Instructional Support Fee51.20 USD51.20 USD
Student Fee49.00 USD34.00 USD
Student Center Fee17.00 USD-
Activity Fee25.00 USD-
Recreation Center Fee13.00 USD-
Per Credit Total667.20 USD462.20 USD

Per Credit Graduate Rates

CategoryNon-Pennsylvania Resident, ClarionNon-Pennsylvania Resident, Online
Tuition774.00557.00
Technology Fee40.0040.00
Instructional Support Fee122.10122.10
Student Fee75.0051.00
Student Center Fee26.00-
Activity Fee25.00-
Recreation Center Fee13.00-
Per Credit Total1075.10770.10

Financial Aid

International students are not eligible for federal and state financial aid programs but they are eligible for other scholarships offered by the university.

There are a lot of scholarships provided to the students to help them financially :

  • Merit Scholarships.
  • External Scholarships.
  • Athletic Scholarships.
  • Endowed Scholarships.
  • Local Scholarships such as Clarion County Scholarship.

There are various types of loans available for the students :

  • Federal Perkins Loan.
  • Federal Graduate PLUS Loan.
  • Federal Direct Loan.

There are four different types of grants available for the students:

  • Federal Pell Grant-Those who have a Bachelor’s Degree are not eligible for the Pell grant.
  • Federal TEACH Grant.
  • Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant.
  • Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) Grant.

Applying for financial aid programs in the US can be overwhelming due to their extensive application filing process. Here’s a brief list of research scholarship opportunities from private organizations both within the U.S. and India.

Alumni

  • There are various events organized by the alumni association at the university which includes the Homecoming Weekend, Alumni Weekend, Clarion University Football Alumni Golf Outing and some others.
  • A few notable alumni: Peter Talleri-Major General, US Marine Corps, Rad Martinez-Martial Artist, Reggie Wells-Former American Football Guard, Justin Moose-Golfer.

Placement

  • The University has a graduation rate of 49%.
  • The average salary for the graduates of Clarion University is $59,000 per annum.
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Clarion University of Pennsylvania Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population6240
FAFSA Code003318
Application Cost$35
Accreditation MSCHE
Average Cost of Attendance$16,004 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio2 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

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April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score10209201120 88%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing515460570-
Mathematics505460550-
ACTCheck Detailed Score211823 17%
English201623-
Mathematics201723-

Clarion University of Pennsylvania Acceptance Rate

95.5%

Acceptance Rate

2726

Total Applicants

6240

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

33.5%

Male

66.5%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program95.5%
Total Applicants5271
Total Enrolled5033
Graduate
Graduate Programs95.4%
Total Applicants1265
Total Enrolled1207

Clarion University of Pennsylvania Enrollment

Enrollment
Clarion University of Pennsylvania Enrollment6240
Undergraduate Enrollment5033
Graduate Enrollment1207
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate38.3%

Attendance Cost

$16,004

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$16,004 / Year
Post Graduate Program$23,220 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,260 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$11,520 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$3,690 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$11,520 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$4,350 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$3,596 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$4,350 / 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 ProgramsAccreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
Clinical Science ProgramsAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association
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Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
41332680145316
+1-814-393-2000
TELEPHONE
+1-800- 672-7171
TOLL FREE
840 Wood St., Clarion PA, 16214
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Bus Station

Bell Tower Clarion0.09 Km
Tippin Marwick0.18 Km
Becht Hall0.21 Km
Eagle Commons0.24 Km
Suites on Main South0.25 Km
Founders Hall0.26 Km
Carrier Administration0.35 Km
8th Ave & Wood St0.35 Km
Still Hall0.44 Km
Suites on Main328.21 Km
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Book Store

Clarion University Book Center0.34 Km
Fulmer House Books & Collectibles0.46 Km
Artfunkle's0.63 Km

Shopping Mall

800 Center0.39 Km
Clarion Mall2.14 Km
Clarion Plaza2.23 Km

Airport

Parker-Cramer Airport-PS661.28 Km
Clarion County Airport-Axq5.28 Km

*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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