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 Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Clarion University of Pennsylvania - Clarion, PA

840 Wood St, Clarion, Pennsylvania 16214

General information:(814)393-2000
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Type:4-Year,Public
Awards offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Associate's degree
Post-master's certificate
Campus setting:Town: Remote
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:6,991(5,876 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:19 to 1
Admissions
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Financial Aid
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Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC(Army)
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 student's children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $7,380 $7,723 $8,340 -7%
Out-of-state $13,038 $13,645 $14,680 -7%
Books and supplies $900 $900 $950 -5%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $6,600 $7,793 $8,275 -6%
Other $3,330 $3,587 $3,600 -0%
Off Campus
Room and board $8,000 $8,250 $8,600 -4%
Other $3,600 $3,600 $3,600 0%
Off Campus with Family
Other $2,500 $2,500 $2,600 -4%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $18,210 $20,003 $21,165 -5%
Off Campus $19,880 $20,473 $21,490 -5%
Off Campus with Family $10,780 $11,123 $11,890 0%
Out-of-state
On Campus $23,868 $25,925 $27,505 -7%
Off Campus $25,538 $26,395 $27,830 -4%
Off Campus with Family $16,438 $17,045 $18,230 -6%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $6,240
In-state fees $2,100
Out-of-state tuition $12,480
Out-of-state fees $2,200
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $7,488
In-state fee $2,522
Out-of-state tuition $11,232
Out-of-state fees $2,802
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 1,173 89% --
Grant or scholarship aid 793 60% $4,908,250 $6,189
Federal grants 589 45% $3,014,335 $5,118
Pell grants 586 45% $2,637,880 $4,502
Other federal grants 474 36% $376,455 $794
State/local government grant or scholarships 658 50% $1,613,934 $2,453
Institutional grants or scholarships 90 7% $279,981 $3,111
Student loan aid 987 75% $6,604,505 $6,691
Federal student loans 983 75% $5,759,730 $5,859
Other student loans 103 8% $844,775 $8,202
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 3,660 59% $19,654,902 $5,370
Pell grants 2,432 39% $9,088,333 $3,737
Federal student loans 3,970 64% $26,923,883 $6,782

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price $11,741 $10,516 $13,154
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $11,922 $8,120 $10,937
$30,001 - $48,000 $13,252 $9,323 $11,752
$48,001 - $75,000 $14,356 $13,215 $15,642
$75,001 - $110,000 $14,426 $15,944 $18,484
$110,001 and more $15,387 $16,443 $18,791

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 6,991
Undergraduate enrollment 5,876
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 395
Graduate enrollment 1,115
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY
GRADUATE ATTENDANCE STATUS

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$30

Graduate application fee (2011-2012):$30

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 3,519 1,328 2,191
Percent admitted 79% 79% 79%
Percent admitted who enrolled 79% 37% 38%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPA X
Secondary school rank X
Secondary school record X
Completion of college-preparatory program X
Formal demonstration of competencies X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X
Recommendations X
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Test scores:Fall 2011(enrolled first-time students)

Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 1183 90%
ACT 0 0%.
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading 420 520
SAT Math 420 530
SAT Writing 420 520
ACT Composite . .
ACT English . .
ACT Math . .
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 69 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

2011-2012 VARSITY ATHLETES

NCAA Division II (with football)MenWomen
All Track Combined -64
Baseball 30-
Basketball 1414
Football 90-
Golf 1013
Soccer -26
Softball -19
Swimming and Diving 2523
Tennis -11
Volleyball -17
Wrestling 20-

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
Middle States Commission on Higher Education07/01/1948 Accredited
Middle States Commission on Higher Education07/01/1948 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

AGENCY/PROGRAMPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission

Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

06/01/1983 Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission

Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program

03/01/1986 Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs

09/01/1990 - 12/31/1996Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs

09/01/1990 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation

Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs

04/01/2004 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation

Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

09/01/1997 Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

01/01/1954 Accredited

2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession001
Drug law violations2030 25
Liquor law violations453341
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 000
Drug law violations 101525
Liquor law violations 192631
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 300
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 201
Burglary 265
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 300
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 260
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.

THREE-YEAR OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

FISCAL YEAR2009
Default Rate7.4%
Number in default134
Number in repayment1,800

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00331800

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMBachelor's degree Master's degree Associate's degree Post-master's certificate
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Biology/Biological Sciences, General464--
Molecular Biology6---
Category total524--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting5---
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General--1-
Business Administration and Management, General9256-
Business/Managerial Economics2---
Finance, General10---
International Business/Trade/Commerce3---
Labor and Industrial Relations6---
Marketing/Marketing Management, General2---
Real Estate3---
Category total203257-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Mass Communication/Media Studies726--
Category total726--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer and Information Sciences, General15---
Information Science/Studies2---
Category total27---
Education Colleges
Early Childhood Education and Teaching10-12-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs1---
Elementary Education and Teaching8396--
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching1---
Special Education and Teaching, General1---
Category total1489612-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other--31-
Category total--31-
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
English Language and Literature, General30---
Rhetoric and Composition1---
Category total31---
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
French Language and Literature1---
Spanish Language and Literature6---
Category total7---
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other--8-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist5043--
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician2---
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist17---
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other36163-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse3622403
Respiratory Therapy Technician/Assistant--17-
Category total14181683
History Colleges
History, General1---
Category total15---
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration--20-
Category total--20-
Legal Professions and Studies Colleges
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary--1-
Category total--1-
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies113-6-
Category total113-6-
Library Science Colleges
Library and Information Science6296--
Category total6296--
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Applied Mathematics, General5---
Mathematics, General16---
Category total21---
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
Biological and Physical Sciences2---
Category total12---
Natural Resources and Conservation Colleges
Environmental Science1---
Category total10---
Physical Sciences Colleges
Chemistry, General3---
Geology/Earth Science, General2---
Physical Sciences-3--
Physics, General1---
Category total273--
Psychology Colleges
Psychology, General51---
Social Psychology2---
Category total53---
Social Sciences Colleges
Anthropology3---
Economics, General1---
Political Science and Government, General10---
Social Sciences, Other27---
Sociology13---
Category total63---
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Art/Art Studies, General19---
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General16---
Music, General6---
Category total41---
Grand total685111453