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Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania 400 E Second St Bloomsburg, PA 17815 Phone: (570) 389-4000
  • General Information
    About Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

    An academy “to teach the youth the elements of a classical education” was established in Bloomsburg in 1839. The academy continued until 1856 when it was reorganized as Bloomsburg Literary Institute. A building – now known as Carver Hall in memory of Henry Carver, the first principal – was erected in 1867 and, today, is the university’s landmark and home to offices of the president and provost.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
    • Teacher certification
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Study abroad
    Student Services
    • Remedial services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • Placement services for completers
    • On-campus day care for students' children
    Credit Accepted
    • Credit for life experiences
    • Advanced placement (AP) credits
    • The acceptance of transfer credits are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Less than 1 year certificate
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Postbaccalaureate certificate
    • Master's degree
    Campus Setting
    • Town: Fringe
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants 10,840
    Percent Admitted 59%
    Men Admitted 57%
    Women Admitted 60%
    Full Time Retention Rate 81%
  • Submitted ACT & SAT Scores

    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Critical Reading 460 540
      Math 470 570
      Writing 440 530
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 10,576
    Native American 18
    Asian 105
    African American 606
    Hispanic 263
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 8,600
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 463

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