Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Overview
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania is a public institution located in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania. Bloomsburg is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.
What Is Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Known For?
- The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at Bloomsburg.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 81% of the faculty were full-time.
- Students who graduate from Bloomsburg with a bachelor's degree make about $44,500 a year. That's 9% more than those who graduate from other schools.
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Bloomsburg has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#85||Best Undergraduate Certificate Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#110||Best Graduate Certificate Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Bloomsburg.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Bloomsburg has earned from around the web.
|#5||Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Other Social Sciences||College Factual|
|#9||Best Value Colleges for Audiology/Audiologist||College Factual|
|#13||Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Health/Medical Prep Programs||College Factual|
|#23||Best Health/Medical Prep Programs Schools||College Factual|
|#38||Best Value Colleges for Geological & Earth Sciences||College Factual|
|#39||Best Healthcare Undergraduate Certificate Schools||Healthcare Degree Search|
Where Is Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania?
Contact details for Bloomsburg are given below.
|Address:||400 E Second St, Bloomsburg, PA 17815|
How Do I Get Into Bloomsburg?
You can apply to Bloomsburg online at: www.bloomu.edu/admissions/
Admission Requirements for Bloomsburg
|High School GPA||recommended|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||recommended|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Bloomsburg?
Approximately 35% of accepted students are men and 65% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 93%, and the acceptance rate for women is 87%.
Can I Afford Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Bloomsburg, approximately 79% of students took out student loans averaging $9,240 a year. That adds up to $36,960 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Bloomsburg is 7.4%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 696 graduate students at the school.
Of the 6,939 full-time undergraduates at Bloomsburg, 40% are male and 60% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||462|
|Hispanic or Latino||522|
Pennsylvania students aren't the only ones who study at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. At this time, 15 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 26 countries are represented at Bloomsburg. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Brazil, China, and Spain.
Online Learning at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Bloomsburg has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 83rd most popular in Pennsylvania for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Affordability Rankings of Bloomsburg
The following table shows how Bloomsburg is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.
|Major||Tuition for In-State Students||Tuition for Out-of-State Students|
|Computer Information Systems||#50||#59|
Online Growth Rankings of Bloomsburg
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania was 185.9%. This is the #297 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Bloomsburg regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Bloomsburg majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Allied Health Professions||2%|
|Computer & Information Sciences||2%|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||5%|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||12%|
|Visual & Performing Arts||21%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Bloomsburg ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Bloomsburg.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Design & Applied Arts||#4|
|Visual & Performing Arts||#7|
|Allied Health Professions||#16|
|Computer Information Systems||#16|
|Instructional Media Design||#25|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#28|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||#44|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#64|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
|Request Info||Southern New Hampshire University You have goals. Southern New Hampshire University can help you get there. Whether you need a bachelor's degree to get into a career or want a master's degree to move up in your current career, SNHU has an online program for you. Find your degree from over 200 online programs. Learn More >|