The University of Scranton is a Catholic and Jesuit institution that delivers a transformative education grounded in the liberal arts to over 3,800 undergraduate students. With a rich tradition of academic excellence our programs are taught in small classes and led by faculty who are experts in their fields. Every aspect of a Scranton education exists to help you succeed.
% enrolled undergraduates that are minority students
% enrolled undergraduates that are Latinx students
Scholarship opportunities for Latinx, first generation, or other underrepresented populations.
Arrupe Scholarship: This merit-based, partial-tuition scholarships are awarded to students of color who demonstrate a strong level of academic achievement and typically rank in the top 40% of their class, with a minimum SAT score of 1080 or 21 ACT (Composite score) and a 2.95 GPA or higher (on a 4.0 scale).
Support services for Latinx, first generation, or other underrepresented populations.
THR1VE seeks to celebrate and support students who identify as first-generation college students (students whose parents did not attend college or complete a college degree) throughout their time at the University of Scranton. Information about programming and services will be available here in our portal, via email, and on our social media! S.A.F.E. Space is the LGBTQIA+ club on campus. We are dedicated to providing a space for people to be themselves. We pride ourselves on being a club open to all members of The University of Scranton community. Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Role – The Office of Equity in its role to create a more inclusive campus for all students, faculty and staff: Supports the University in its proactive recruitment, hiring and retention policies to enhance a welcoming, multicultural community;, Fosters mutual respect and understanding among all campus communities and constituents, Promotes an awareness of, and appreciation for diversity through education sponsored programs; Establishes personal networks and professional working relationships with community based agencies, professional associations, businesses and community leaders; Raises awareness of recruitment and retention policies for minority students, faculty and staff; Developing training programs for all University members; Supporting efforts to expand an inclusive multicultural curriculum; Presents training on the following topics: Faculty and Administrator Search Diversity Awareness, including Microaggressions, implicit bias, anti-harassment and anti-discrimination, Cultural Competence Training, etc.; Arranges informational forums of topics ranging from the Americans with Disabilities Act to Sexual Harassment and everything in between.