840 Wood Street Clarion, PA 16214 814-393-2306
About Clarion University of Pennsylvania
  • Year of Foundation 1867
  • Size of Campus 192 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Bachelor,Post-Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 5,744
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 60%, 40%, 4%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $5,554 in-state, $11,108 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $6,390
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee N/A
  • Enrollment No. 5,929
Clarion University of Pennsylvania, located in Clarion, Pennsylvania, is one of fourteen universities of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE). Clarion University was founded in 1867 and offers associate's, bachelor's, master's and post master's certificates.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African American Caucus, ASIA (Asian Students Integrated Association), Black Student Union, Hip Hop Dance Team, Leadership Institute, Men of Color Think Tank, NACCP, Women United,
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 5
  • Setting Rural
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors
  • Number of frat chapter houses 5
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Autumn Leaf Festival, Activities Day, Martin Luther King Cultural Series, Mary Walter Leadership Development Series, Greek Week, Campus Fest, Clarion University and Community Cultural Night, International Students Association Cultural Night, Equity Week, S
  • Percent students who are frat members 5%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Mu Gamma (Foreign language), Alpha Psi Omega (Theatre), Beta Beta Beta (Biology), Beta Gamma Sigma (Business), Chi Alpha Epsilon (matriculants who enter college via non-traditional criteria), Kappa Delta Pi (Education), Kappa Kappa Psi (Band music),
  • Number of sororities 8
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Koinonia Christian Fellowship, Lift Every Voice Gospel Choir, Newman Association,
  • Number of students in fraternities 5
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 9%
  • Distance to nearest airport Pittsburgh (90), Franklin (30)
  • Distance to nearest train Greensburg (80)
  • Distance to nearest bus Clarion (0)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 67%
  • Number of students using college housing 80%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 30%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (50%), women's dorms (20%), men's dorms (3%), sorority housing, fraternity housing, apartment for single students (27%), other housing options
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 1%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 8
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 2%
Campus Services
  • Internet Access Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Subscriptions 20,684
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 25
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Books in Library 439,810
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 0
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 7,044
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Museums Planetarium, art museum, fine arts center and auditorium.
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Computer Courses No
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 300
  • Library Facilities Two libraries across the University, Carlson Library on the Clarion campus and the Suhr Library on the Venango Campus. Carlson library has four computer labs, seven study rooms available for either individual or group use, and a coffee shop. The Suhr Libr
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 1,603,663
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,500
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 14%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs American General Insurance, Clarion-Limestone School District, Cranberry Area School District, Dubois Area School District, Frederick County (MD) Public Schools, Harford County (MD) Public Schools, Kane Community Hospital, Northwest Savings Bank, Palm Bea
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 67%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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