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Clarion, founded in 1867, is a public university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, and Education and Human Services and the Division of Nursing. Its 99-acre campus is located in the mountains 85 miles northeast of Pittsburgh.

Website: www.clarion.edu/

Public
Co-ed
3,942
Undergraduate
Students
(67.3%) 2,653 Women
(32.7%) 1,289 Men
927
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
94% of 2,373 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.40
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
526 average
ACT Composite
21 average
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $28,635
Out-of-state: $32,493
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,199
Out-of-state: $15,057
Room and Board
$12,876
Average Percent of Need Met
51%
Average Freshman Award
$11,137
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$36,800
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
207
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 22% of classes
20-29 students: 31% of classes
30-39 students: 21% of classes
40-49 students: 12% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Clarion Population
5,154 
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
35% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Eagle
Sororities
12% of women participate
Fraternities
6% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.9% Asian
7.2% Black/African-American
2.7% Hispanic/Latino
2.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
83.4% White
3.1% Unknown
International Students
0.3% from 8 countries
First-Year Students Returning
73.6%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
41.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
39%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
23.0%
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