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Study at Penn State Worthington Scranton

Penn State Worthington Scranton is a campus of the Pennsylvania State University, and was established in 1923. It began as the branch school of Pennsylvania State College in Scranton. The name of the school was changed to The Scranton Center in 1951. It was moved to its present location in Dunmore, Pennsylvania, in 1968 and came to be known as the Penn State Worthington Scranton. The Penn State Worthington Scranton offers a number of associate's and bachelor's degrees in diverse Course Topics. It also offers certificates and continuing education programs.

The sports teams of Pennsylvania State University Penn State Worthington Scranton participate in volleyball, baseball, cross country, bowling, softball, volleyball, and soccer. The students are also involved in clubs and organizations including the Community Human Service Organization, Engineering Club, Non-Traditional Student Organization, and Blue and White Society.

Profile of Penn State Worthington Scranton

Penn State Worthington Scranton is in a large suburb, in Dunmore, PA. The school is classified as a public college. Students at Penn State Worthington Scranton earn degrees up to the Bachelor's degree.

Course Topics

The most common major fields study at the school include business and management, computer science and engineering, and family and social work.

Penn State Worthington Scranton Selectivity

Penn State Worthington Scranton does not admit all applicants. The middle range of verbal SAT scores in 2007 was 430 to 530 for students at the school. While math SAT scores among applicants varied, those accepted commonly had scores between 420 and 530. Penn State Worthington Scranton attracts a fair number of students from out of state.


Some professors at the school are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members. Faculty salaries at Penn State Worthington Scranton are higher than most.

Student Enrolment

The school, in 2007, had 1, 347 students (1, 184 full-time equivalent).

Penn State Worthington Scranton Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management67business management, business
Nursing and Emergency Medicine46registered nursing
Family and Social Work30family studies
Computer Science and Engineering25information science
Liberal Arts15liberal arts and sciences, American studies
Engineering Technician5architectural engineering tech, construction engineering tech
Security and Law Enforcement1criminal justice and safety

Contact: Penn State Worthington Scranton

Penn State Worthington Scranton

120 Ridge View Dr

Dunmore, PA 18512-1602

General Phone: (570) 963-2500

http://www.sn. psu.edu/

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