The University of Scranton

Category: Private offering Doctorate | State: PA

About The University of Scranton

Founded in 1888, The University of Scranton is a private Catholic and Jesuit university serving more than 3,800 undergraduate students and more than 1,500 graduate students. We are known for our personal attention, outstanding academic quality, and a sense of community that helps students feel right at home. Our 300 full-time faculty members are not only committed researchers and teachers, but are also highly regarded experts in their respective fields. We offer 68 bachelor's degree programs, 46 minors and 30 master's degree programs as well as doctoral programs in Business Administration (DBA), Physical Therapy (DPT) and Nursing Practice (DNP).

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Why you should attend?

We are committed to supporting veterans and active personnel of the U.S. military and their families. In 2017, U.S. News & World Report ranked us No. 2 for Best College for Veterans. We also have been selected by G.I. Jobs magazine as a Military Friendly School every year since 2011. We offer a number of services and benefits for veterans and eligible dependents. For example, we offer scholarships through the Yellow Ribbon Program, room and board provided by the University to recipients of high school level Army ROTC Scholarships thru the National Scholarship Program, credit for CLEP exams and a Veterans' Lounge. Locally, there is an Army National Guard Combat Brigade for partnership training opportunities as well as PX, Commissary, Medical and Recreational Services.

Why we are a great choice for military spouses?

Our school has instituted policies to address the concerns and needs of military spouses and their families. We've constructed our admissions, retention, career counseling, and mentoring programs to help alleviate the difficulties faced by military spouses. Our flexible learning options and degree continuation programs are designed to accommodate deployments and relocation.


Top Degrees


A program that prepares individuals to practice the profession of accounting and to perform related business functions. Includes instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations.

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