Profile Data from 2013
  • Avg. SAT Score
    1103
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $37,106
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    809
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
320 Madison Avenue
400 Brennan Hall
Scranton, Pennsylvania 18510-4602, United States
Website

About Kania School of Management

The Arthur J. Kania School of Management at The University of Scranton provides a Jesuit-inspired business education within a culture of excellence that prepares women and men for success. It offers undergraduate business programs and an on-campus and on-line MBA degrees. Accredited by AACSB International, Kania programs are increasingly garnering the respect of national and global entities. Adding value to the Kania experience are the school's membership in SAP University Alliances, its state-of-the-art Irwin E. Alperin Financial Center and Bloomberg Professional Services, and its Center for Practical Learning.

Quick Stats

  • Selectivity
    61%
  • Yield
    16%
  • Average Salary
    $43,060
  • School Status
    Private
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1933

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About University of Scranton

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
61% University of Scranton 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. High school GPA
  2. SAT/ACT scores
  3. Recommendations
University Admissions
  • Min. SAT
  • Min. ACT
  • Min. GPA 2.00
B-School Admissions
  • Min. SAT
  • Min. ACT
  • Min. GPA
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
9000% 9,000
61% 61
16% 16
61% School Selectivity
16% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • SAT or ACT
  • Are Interviews Required? Not required
Additional Requirements:

International students must submit certified English translation of official transcripts and official results of TOEFL or IELTS.

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
2165% 2,165
61% 61
16% 16
61% Program Selectivity
16% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not required
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled
  • Min college GPA for transfers
  • Other transfer requirements
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 98
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? No
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Careers

PricewaterhouseCoopers 7
Top Employer
  • Enterprise Rent-a-Car 3
  • Bloomberg LP 3
  • ACA Compliance 3
More Information
Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
0%
0%
35% 34.6
59% 59.143125000000005
35% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
0%
23% 22.8
17% 16.93528925619835
23% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
0%
38% 37.5
10% 9.575961538461538
38% Accept Offers
Graduates seeking full-time employment
Graduates not seeking employment
73% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
55% 55
$45,776.00
24K 75K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
43% 43
$39,800.00
20K 60K
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers 3
  • University of Scranton VITA Program 2
  • Johnson & Johnson 2
  • Bank of America / Merrill Lynch 2
  • University of Scranton SBDC 2
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 11
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 30
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 48
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 77
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
Career counseling, workshops on career topics (e.g., resume/cover-letter writing, interview preparation, job-search strategies), mock interviews, alumni panels, campus recruiting, resume mailing, alumni networking directory, career carnival, job-posting boards.

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$50,658
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $37,106
  • Fees $350
  • Expenses $13,202
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$50,658
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $37,106
  • Fees $350
  • Expenses $13,202
79% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 0% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need 58%
  • Merit 42%
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://www.scranton.edu/financialaid
Scholarships
$10,269,469
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$10,668,511
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • Kania School of Management
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
30% 28
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
31% 18
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
0 Kania School of Management 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
More Information
Business Program Classes
37% Less than 20 Students 0% More than 50 Students
63% 21 to 50 students
18 Average number of students in non-business required electives
66 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • First Year Seminar: Ideas of Business
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Fixed Income Securities & Markets
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 1995
Degrees Offered
  • BS / Accounting
  • BS / Business Administration
  • BS / Electronic Commerce
  • BS / Finance
  • BS / International Business
  • BS / Management, BS / Marketing
  • BS / Operations Management
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
65% 65
52% 52
Prominent Faculty
  • John Kallianiotis

    Finance

  • Rose Sebastianelli

    Statistics

  • Abhijit Roy

    Marketing

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

    Federal work-study program in various departments and offices; co-ops also available (usually in summer).

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    International Programs identifies options, provides counseling and services; adjusted financial-aid packages and scholarships may be available.

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    Community Outreach office has roster of more than 162,000 services hours per year; see http://www.scranton.edu/volunteers.

Students

24% Students in Top 10% of High School Class 8% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
1170 75th Percentile Score on SAT 25 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
85% 85
Hispanic
8% 8
Multiethnic
3% 3
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
More Information
U.S. Regional Breakdown
1%
1%
69%
0%
0%
29%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
98% 98
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
2% 2
Dual Citizenship
0% 0
Canada
0% 0
18 Average age of full-time students
87% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
72% 72
80% 80

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 9,014
Alumni Donations
$1,021 Average Gift Largest Gift

Most Prominent Alumni
  • Gerald R. Roche

    Senior Chairman, Heidrick & Struggles, Inc.

  • John D. Dionne

    Senior Managing Director - Investor Relations & Business Development, The Blackstone Group

  • Patricia A. Maleski

    Managing Director/Chief Administrative Officer, JP Morgan Funds Management, Inc.