Local Atmosphere

Location
Scranton, PA
Undergrads
3,847
Tuition
$37,456
Admission Difficulty
Very Easy
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3 College Freshman

Local Atmosphere: It gets boring after a while.

4 College Freshman

Local Atmosphere: The University of Scranton is everything I thought it would be and more. Love it!

2 College Sophomore

Local Atmosphere: the city is desolate. not much to do at night except stay around the hills section.

3 College Senior

Local Atmosphere: its honestly a pretty boring place.

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3 College Junior

Local Atmosphere: Scranton is Ok. It is a small city with a nice Art scene and an average night life but the safety is an issue. I don't feel safe even walking downtown on my way back home from yoga.

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Student Polls

Rate the local atmosphere on the following topics    Based on 25 responses

Very poor
Excellent
  • Cost of living
  • Dining
  • Friendliness of locals toward students
  • Museums/cultural attractions
  • Nightlife
  • Parking
  • Parks and recreation
  • Professional sports
  • Safety
  • Scenery
  • Shopping
  • Transportation

What is the local atmosphere like at your school?    Based on 25 responses

  • 4% Painfully remote.
  • 48% In or near a big city, but there's not much to do off campus.
  • 8% Small town with plenty of charm.
  • 28% Vibrant college town. There's no big city, but there are plenty of things to do off campus.
  • 12% City living at its finest. There's always something fun and interesting going on.

What is the proximity to other universities? Is there much interaction?    Based on 25 responses

  • 0% There aren't any nearby schools.
  • 48% There are nearby schools, but students do NOT interact much.
  • 52% There are nearby schools that students often interact with.

Can you see yourself living here after graduation?    Based on 25 responses

  • 40% No way.
  • 48% Maybe, if I could find a good job.
  • 12% Totally.

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