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CLARKS SUMMIT UNIVERSITY - [CSU], CLARKS SUMMIT, PENNSYLVANIA

Clarks Summit, PennsylvaniaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1932Established Year
  990Enrollment

Clarks Summit University: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

Komal Yadav Komal Yadav
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Clarks Summit University is a christ-centred university located in Pennsylvania, offering quality education to the students from last more than 80 years. Since inception in 1932, this private Christian college is preparing christ-centred, career-ready graduates who can explore a wide variety of undergraduate majors and graduate programs while continuing their studies at Clarks. Over 900 students (2019) form 30 US states and various countries are enrolled at the university.

Clarks Summit University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. All the degree courses that are offered by the college have been approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. The university has been accredited since 1968 by the Association for Biblical Higher Education. Also, the Teacher Education programs at the university have received approval from Pennsylvania state certification.

Highlights

University TypePrivate
Campus SettingUrban
LocationPennsylvania
Establishment Year1932
Official Websiteclarkssummitu.edu
No. of CampusesOne
No. of Residence Halls11
Mode of ProgramFull time and Online

Clark Summit University Campus

Campus of Clark Summit University is situated in suburban South Abington Township. Nestled among the hills, the campus is spread on more than 111 acres of beautiful, Pennsylvanian woodland. It is almost 10 miles away from Scranton, which is the largest city in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

There are 17 major buildings on Clark Summit University’s campus, athletic facilities, a four-acre lake, residence halls, cafés, academic buildings and much more. Besides a huge cafeteria, gymnasium, theatre stage and other recreation and meeting spaces are located in the Phelps Student Center.

Clark Summit University Residence Halls

Residence halls at the university offer a distinct and safe living environment to the students. The suite-style living helps the students to focus on small groups and community living which in turn promotes spiritual growth through life-changing relationships. There are numerous residence halls which you can choose for your stay. 

All the halls are designed to make it easy for the students to form positive and God-honoring relationships with other students. There are separate residence halls for men and women. Women are provided accommodation in Barndollar Hall, Carter Hall, and Fletcher Hall. Men can stay in either Bancroft Hall, Loescher Hall or Ridley Hall.

Programs Offered at Clark Summit University

There are more than 40 undergraduate academic programs available at Clark Summit University which include majors in business and communications, health and sports sciences, human services, Christian ministries and education. 

The students also have the option to earn an online associate or bachelor’s degree in four different study areas. They can select from four online associate degree programs and seven online bachelor’s degree programs.

Graduate programs of Clark Summit University offer a detailed academic experience in Bible, Education, Counselling, Literature and Organizational Leadership from a thoroughly biblical perspective. Students can get a master’s degree online as well.

Admission Process of Clark Summit University

Application Portal: International students can fill the application form online and submit it with the required documents to the Admission Office of the university. Documents can be submitted either through email or direct mail.

Application Fee: Students have to submit 25 USD as application fee.

Admission Requirements: IELTS scores, personal essay, original academic transcripts/mark sheets, official program completion certificate/degree/diploma.

Additional requirements: Passport issued by official authorities, Birth certificate, valid student Visa, signed a confidential statement of finances.

Clarks Summit University Tuition and Living Cost

Full-time undergraduate students of Clark Summit University are required to pay a tuition fee of 26,082 USD for a year. Tuition fees (per credit hour) for online programs are tabulated below: 

ProgramTuition Fee (per credit hour)
Undergraduate (Online)395 USD
M.A., M.Min., and M.Div.445 USD
M.Ed. and MSC550 USD
D.Min.630 USD
Th.M. and PhD.680 USD

Charges for living in an on-campus residence hall along with a meal plan, for a semester, are:

  • Residence Hall: 1,285 USD
  • 14 Meal Plan: 1,845 USD
  • 21 Meal Plan: 1,960 USD

Scholarships offered at Clarks Summit University

There are various types of scholarships granted to students based on academic performance. If you are a qualified, full-time, on-campus undergraduate student then you are eligible to avail following CSU scholarships.

Academic scholarships: 

  • President’s Scholarship: 
    • Eligibility: Minimum 3.7 GPA
    • Annual Amount: 10,000 USD
  • Provost’s Scholarship: 
    • Eligibility: Minimum 3.4 GPA
    • Annual Amount: 8,000 USD
  • Dean’s Scholarship: 
    • Eligibility: Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Annual Amount: 6,000 USD

Institutional scholarships:

  • Impact Scholarship: Annual amount: 1000 USD - 10,000 USD
  • Church Matching Scholarship: Up to 1000 USD

Other scholarships available: 

  • High School Dual Enrollment Scholarship: 
    • Eligibility: Minimum of 2.0 GPA in CSU’s High School Dual Enrollment program.
    • Annual Amount: 120 USD - 2,800 USD (depends on the number of credits and GPA earned in the dual enrollment program)
  • Word of Life Bible Institute Scholarship
    • Eligibility: Enroll at CSU after graduating from WOLBI with a minimum 2.5 GPA, provide a strong reference from DC 
    • Annual Amount: 15,000 USD
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Clarks Summit University Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population1073
FAFSA Code002670
Application Cost$40
Accreditation MSCHE
Average Cost of Attendance$23,890 / 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

Clarks Summit University Acceptance Rate

55.1%

Acceptance Rate

236

Total Applicants

1073

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

59.0%

Male

41.0%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program55.1%
Total Applicants1380
Total Enrolled760
Graduate
Graduate Programs55.0%
Total Applicants569
Total Enrolled313

Clarks Summit University Enrollment

Enrollment
Clarks Summit University Enrollment1073
Undergraduate Enrollment760
Graduate Enrollment313
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate76.1%

Attendance Cost

$23,890

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$23,890 / Year
Post Graduate Program$16,500 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,000 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$6,150 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$1,700 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$8,100 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$2,903 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$1,913 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$1,913 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Association for Biblical Higher Education

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
538498403

College rating

based on 1 student ratings

9.3/10

10/10academic
10/10infrastructure
7/10placements
10/10faculty
10/10extracurricular
9/10accommodation

Reviews

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Lisa, USA Bachelor of science [b.sc] education ministries
Clarks Summit University
Current student , Batch : 2020
9.3
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

LOVE MY SCHOOL

It's 121 credits, it is a great program and great school, it was pretty easy to get into. I choose this college because God really laid it on my heart after I visited it Durning my fall break my senior year visiting family. I picked this program because I have always wanted to do ministry after college.


Course Curriculum - 

It's a great curriculum

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academic
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faculty
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infrastructure
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accomodation/food
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placement
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538 Venard Road, Clarks Summit, PA 18411
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Bus Station

S Abington Rd And Hall Ave Inbound0.54 Km
S Abington Rd And Park Ave Inbound0.57 Km
Baptist Bible College0.62 Km
Fox Run Circle0.74 Km
S Abington Rd And Lansdowne Ave Inbound0.78 Km
S Abington Rd And Short Hill Dr Inbound0.89 Km
S Abington Rd And Pine Tree Rd Inbound1.01 Km
S Abington Rd And Sumner Ave Inbound1.23 Km
S Abington Rd At Glenburn Rd Inbound43.97 Km
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Restaurant

Moe's Southwest Grill1.11 Km
State Street Grill1.63 Km
Armetta's Restaurant & Pizza2.6 Km
Perkins Restaurant & Bakery4.54 Km
La Tonalteca - Scranton,PA4.55 Km
Ruby Tuesday4.65 Km
Olive Garden Italian Restaurant4.85 Km
Subway Restaurants4.89 Km
Panera Bread5.14 Km
KFC5.7 Km
Casa Bella6.42 Km
Ipanema Grille6.74 Km
Domino's Pizza7.37 Km
Morgan'z Pub & Eatery7.47 Km
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Shopping Mall

Abington Shopping Center1.23 Km
Summit Beverage1.91 Km
Staples2.08 Km
Sunglass Hut at Macy's4.69 Km
Blue Monkey Vapes4.69 Km
Viewmont Mall4.75 Km
Central Station Marketplace & Antiques5.91 Km
Keyser Oak Shopping Center5.94 Km
PePetsPePetsmaPePetsPePetsmart6.3 Km
Sunset Crossing6.95 Km
Greenridge Plaza7.28 Km
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Book Store

FYE4.71 Km
Books-A-Million4.78 Km
Ollie's Bargain Outlet5.92 Km
Ayx coaditionicg & Hettiog | Rhu Livn7.92 Km
Marywood University Bookstore7.95 Km

Airport

Northeast Truck Center Heliport6.45 Km

*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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