Clarks Summit University: Review & Facts

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Clarks Summit University is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 805 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1972 and is the only college located in Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania.

Clarks Summit University is affiliated with Baptist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
33
Fair
Clarks Summit University will give you the opportunity to obtain a 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

Clarks Summit University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 33 majors. The most popular concentrations are Theology and Religion, Education, General Studies, Psychology, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
74%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Clarks Summit University is fair at 74% (close to Pennsylvania average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
11 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Clarks Summit University is low - 49%.

Student to faculty ratio at Clarks Summit University is good: 11:1. Read more information about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$23,200
High
Average tuition costs are high, $21,900 a year. The additional fees at Clarks Summit University beyond tuition are around $1,300, which comes to $23,200 per year.

Read the details about Clarks Summit University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
61%
Doable
According to government data, 231 applications were submitted and 142 were accepted; so it is not very hard to enroll at this school.

This college will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Clarks Summit University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$2,200
Low
Clarks Summit University offers a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Clarks Summit University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Clarks Summit University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 700 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low, around $2,200 a year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Clarks Summit University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Clarks Summit University appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Clarks Summit University Location and Maps



Post Address: Clarks Summit University, 538 Venard Rd, Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania 18411-1250, USA
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