Penn State Worthington Scranton

70 reviews
  1. Dunmore, PA
  2. 4 Year
B-
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    B-
  4. Campus
    C+
  5. Athletics
    C-
  6. Party Scene
    C
  7. Professors
    C+
  8. Location
    B
  9. Dorms
    NG
  10. Campus Food
    NG
  11. Student Life
    C
  12. Safety
    B-
Penn State Worthington Scranton is ...
Public
Athletic Division
Other
Athletic Conference
Data not available
Address
120 Ridge View Drive
Dunmore, PA 18512
Branch of
Penn State

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
76%
SAT Range
840-1080
ACT Range
16-23
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Application Website

Cost

Net Price
$12,453/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $10,003/ year
  • $30-48k
    $11,437/ year
  • $49-75k
    $13,864/ year
  • $76-110k
    $16,792/ year
  • $110k+
    $18,148/ year

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
60%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.10 responses
67%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.9 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.9 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
926Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
15%
Pell Grant
49%
Varsity Athletes
12%
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After Penn State Worthington Scranton

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$47,500/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
46%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
75%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.4 responses

Reviews

70 reviews
  • Excellent
    5
  • Very Good
    19
  • Average
    29
  • Poor
    5
  • Terrible
    12
My time at Penn State Worthington Scranton is currently great. I've been learning a lot of things and it's been already a great help in my life. As a pre-business major, I have been working hard to maintain my grade to transition to UPark and my professors has been a huge help. The learning center is always supplied with tutors and helpful advice to motivate myself to keep striving for my long term goal. I would recommend this campus to anyone who is going for nursing or engineering and likes a small class setting with amazing people.
  • Freshman
  • 2 months ago
Worthington is a small commuter campus, so it's definitely different from universities that are primarily residential. You need to be aware of this when making your decision so you don't have unrealistic expectations. Students attend their classes and then go home, making it more like high school in that aspect. During the day you'll find students hanging out in the cafeteria or library, but other than that there really aren't a ton of places to hang out. However, I have found the staff on campus to be helpful and easily accessible. As with any school, you have some professors you like and some you don't. If you are looking for a school in your area to commute to, I would definitely recommend Worthington because you get the benefit of a well-known university with a cheaper price tag, at least to start out. You always have the option of transferring to a different PSU campus after 2 years, which is what most students do. If you are looking for the typical college experience with dorms and on-campus partying, this school is not for you.
  • College Sophomore
  • 12 months ago
Penn state athletics are great! Mostly everyone is very engaged. Everyone has good school spirit, fan support, and all the students have a good time.
  • College Freshman
  • 10 months ago