Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

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world rank  1302

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Founded in 1839, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Bloomsburg (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Pennsylvania. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (BU) is a medium-sized (EduListing enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (BU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 181 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym BU
Founded 1839
Colours Maroon and gold

University Location

Address 400 E Second Street
Bloomsburg (population range: 10,000-49,999)
17815 Pennsylvania
United States
T +1 (570) 389 4000
F +1 (570) 389 3700

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 104 Student Service Center 400 East Second Street
Bloomsburg 17815
+1 (570) 389 4316

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1950


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Interpreter Education
  • National Association of Schools of Music
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Council on Education of the Deaf
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology ABET
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
  • Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology CAA
  • Council on Social Work Accreditation
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design NASAD

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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