The University of Scranton Sets Open House Dates for Oct. 23 and Nov. 6

Jul 28, 2016

The University of Scranton, a nationally recognized Jesuit university in northeast Pennsylvania, will host two Open House events for prospective students and their families on Sunday, Oct. 23, and Sunday, Nov. 6.

“Best 380 Colleges,” “Best Buys in College Education,” “America’s Best Colleges,” “A Focus on Student Success” – these are just a few of the ways that the nation’s leading college rankings and guidebooks consistently refer to The University of Scranton. For 22 consecutive years, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Scranton among the 10 top Master’s Universities in the North. The Princeton Review included Scranton in its list of “Best Science Labs” (No. 8), “Best Campus Food” (No. 11), “Best College Dorms” (No. 16) and “Students Love These Colleges” (No. 19). The Economist ranked Scranton in the top 2 percent of colleges (No. 22 in the nation) for the impact it has on the earnings of its graduates. Of Scranton’s 911 applicants to doctoral health professions schools over the past 15 years, an average of 78 percent were accepted to schools of medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, podiatry and optometry.

At the Open House, participants can learn about Scranton’s 65 undergraduate majors, meet with faculty, students, admissions counselors and financial aid representatives. Student-led campus tours will be conducted throughout the day and will include residence halls, dining halls, computer labs, science labs and academic facilities.

In addition, representatives of student organizations, athletic teams and the University’s programs of excellence, such as the Honors Program, Faculty-Student Research Program, Special Jesuit Liberal Arts Honors Program and Business Leadership Honors Program, will also be available.

Registration and campus tours begin at 9 a.m. Open house includes a complimentary brunch for prospective students and their families. For additional information, contact Scranton’s Admissions Office at 1-888-SCRANTON or visit

The University of Scranton Open House events are planned for Sunday, Oct. 23, and Sunday, Nov. 6. Registration and campus tours begin at 9 a.m.

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