Scranton Welcomes Class of 2024

    Members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2024 will move onto campus this weekend. The incoming students include 75 legacy children whose parents are University of Scranton alumni.
    August 14, 2020

    The University of Scranton welcomed more than 1,000 incoming students for the fall semester, including more than 900 members of its undergraduate class of 2024, more than 30 transfer students and more than 140 graduate students, both on-campus and online.

    The University’s undergraduate class of 2024, selected from a pool of nearly 9,100 applicants, has an average SAT score of 1,200. Incoming students represent 14 states including California, Florida, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Virginia and Vermont. Members of the class are also from China, the Cayman Islands and Nigeria. Approximately 23 percent of the class is from Northeast Pennsylvania. The most common majors chosen by members of the incoming class are nursing, occupational therapy, biology and business administration.

    The class of 2024 also includes 75 legacy children whose parents are University of Scranton alumni.

    The University’s Fall Welcome events included a Mass, a virtual class photo, residence hall and commuter meetings and other in-person and virtual events and activities. The University will display a special tribute to returning students on its Class of 2020 Gateway, which will run on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings. University of Scranton President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., also welcomed students back to campus in a video message.

    In addition to the undergraduate class of 2024, the University’s incoming graduate students represent several states and foreign countries, including China and Saudi Arabia.

    Fall semester classes on campus begin Monday, Aug. 17.

    Find fall Move-in photos by clicking on the image below.


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