The University of Scranton


The University of Scranton is a broadly regional, comprehensive, Catholic and Jesuit university with a total enrollment of approximately 6,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs. The academic quality, distinctive experience and value of a Scranton education consistently garners national recognition.

  • Undergraduate Views “Service a Part of My Education”

    During her freshman year, Michelle Dougherty ’14 approached Pat Vaccaro, director of the University’s Center for Service and Social Justice, with a simple request. Her inquiry, it turned out, overlapped neatly with the University’s mission of preparing its students to be “men and women for others.”

  • The Politics of Transformation

    Transformation is what comes to mind when students of Dr. Gretchen Van Dyke’s “PS 331: The European Union” talk about the experience.

  • One Entrepreneurship at a Time

    Rwanda, the land of a thousand hills with a history so horrifying it is painful to visit the museums, was the destination of a recent trip sponsored by The University of Scranton Kania School of Management.

  • New Center for Rehabilitation Education

    The University of Scranton has announced plans for an 111,500-square-foot, eight-story center for rehabilitation education to provide a state-of-the-art facility for undergraduate and graduate programs in the Departments of Exercise Science, Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy.

  • Building a Better Academic Atmosphere for Women STEM Faculty

    Four women faculty in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at The University of Scranton are part of a project funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

  • Spotlight on Scranton

    See why the "Spotlight" is on at The University of Scranton

  • Expect More

    See how you can "Expect More" from The University of Scranton.

  • Jesuit Tradition

    As a Jesuit institution, The University of Scranton is uniquely animated by the legacy of Ignatius Loyola, the founder of the Jesuits, to prepare students to be an agent of change in the world.

  • About Us

    Founded in 1888, The University of Scranton is a private Catholic and Jesuit university that is known for outstanding academic quality, a beautiful and technology-rich campus, and a sense of community that helps you feel right at home.

  • Campus Growth

    Through a series of ambitious construction projects – including our new Loyola Science Center and the groundbreaking of our Center for Rehabilitation Education – The University of Scranton has built on our strengths as a community and a recognized leader in higher education.

  • Videos About Scranton

    Haven't been to our campus yet? These videos will give you great insight into life – both in and out of class — at Scranton.

  • Facts About The University of Scranton