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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
3,776
Undergraduate
Students
(68.2%) 2,576 Women
(31.8%) 1,200 Men
927
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
95% of 2,622 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.47
SAT Math
516 average
470-560 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
525 average
470-570 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
21 average
17-23 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
Not available
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,716
Out-of-state: $11,574
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
41%
Average Freshman Award
$12,391
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$35,054
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
209
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
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
37% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Eagle
Sororities
11% 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
0.8% Asian
7.5% Black/African-American
3.3% Hispanic/Latino
2.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
82.8% White
3.0% Unknown
International Students
0.4% from 13 countries
First-Year Students Returning
74.7%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
38.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
48%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
17.0%
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