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Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Bloomsburg, PA
#98

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Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, situated on 282 rural acres in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, is a public institution founded in 1839. The school is located on the Susquehanna River, about 150 miles from both Philadelphia and New York. The Bloomsburg University Huskies compete in the NCAA Division II Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference.

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Quick Facts


400 E. Second Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815

2014-2015 Tuition

$19,144 Tuition and Fees

Students

9416 undergraduate students
44% male / 56% female

Admission

rolling application deadline
88.6% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: public
Year Founded: 1839

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate

Majors Offered

Computer Science, Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other, Special Education and Teaching, General, Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, Early Childhood Education and Teaching, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Foreign Languages and Literatures, General, Sign Language Interpretation and Translation, English Language and Literature, General, General Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other, Philosophy, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism, Social Work, Anthropology, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Social Sciences, Other, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music, General, Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist, Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist, Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other, Health/Medical Physics, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Business/Commerce, General, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, History, General, Mass Communication/Media Studies, Organizational Communication, General

Minors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Computer Science, Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design, Educational/Instructional Technology, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Chinese Language and Literature, Russian Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Sign Language Interpretation and Translation, Legal Professions and Studies, English Language and Literature, General, Creative Writing, Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Statistics, General, Philosophy, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism, Anthropology, Economics, General, Geography, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Latin American Studies, Near and Middle Eastern Studies, Women's Studies, Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other, Dance, General, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music, General, Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist, Business Administration and Management, General, Office Management and Supervision, Accounting, Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, History, General, Organizational Communication, General

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 9,416
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 8,775
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 470
Percent of male undergraduates: 44%
Percent of female undergraduates: 56%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, career, minority student, personal, psychological, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, model UN, music ensembles, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), wrestling
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 3 2 4
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 2 0 0
Aggravated assault 5 1 2
Burglary 5 9 2
Motor vehicle theft 1 1 0
Arson 0 0 1
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 3 2 3
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 4 0 2
Burglary 3 8 2
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 1
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 1 0 0
Burglary 5 7 5
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 40 36 12
Liquor law violations 249 305 260
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 18 21 9
Liquor law violations 205 229 169
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 1 1 3
Liquor law violations 6 0 2

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.