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IPEDS ID: 498562
OPE ID: 00331500
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Commonwealth University of Pennsylvania
400 East Second Street, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania 17815
General information:  (570) 389-4000
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  Less than one year certificate
One but less than two years certificate
Associate's degree
Two but less than 4 years certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus housing:  Yes
Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education – undergraduate programs offered
Distance education – graduate programs offered
ROTC (Army, Air Force)
Study abroad
Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
Carnegie Classification
(Not classified)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
For-credit instruction programs offered
Continuing professional
Recreational or avocational (leisure) programs
Noncredit education offered
Workforce Education
Recreational/Avocational/Leisure/Personal Enrichment
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
  • Faculty data not available.
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2019-20202020-20212021-20222022-2023% change 2021-2022 to 2022-2023
Tuition and fees
In-state---$10,848 -
Out-of-state---$18,919 -
Books and supplies---$1,200 -
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board---$11,691 -
Other---$3,359 -
Off Campus
Room and board---$10,617 -
Other---$3,480 -
Off Campus with Family
Other---$4,800 -
Total Expenses2019-20202020-20212021-20222022-2023% change 2021-2022 to 2022-2023
On Campus---$27,098 -
Off Campus---$26,145 -
Off Campus with Family---$16,848 -
On Campus---$35,169 -
Off Campus---$34,216 -
Off Campus with Family---$24,919 -
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2022-2023
In-state tuition$9,288
In-state fees$2,550
Out-of-state tuition$13,932
Out-of-state fees$2,766
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Alternative Tuition Plans and Promise Program
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Undergraduate application fee (2022-2023): $25
  • Admissions data not available.
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Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2021-2022
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramUndergraduate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization0-----
Category total0-----
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General---715-
Neurobiology and Neurosciences, Other-7----
Category total-7-715-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Actuarial Science----1d-
Business Administration and Management, General-01130844-
Business/Commerce, General---38-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies0-----
Finance, General---0d--
International Business/Trade/Commerce---14--
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management---27--
Marketing, Other0-----
Selling Skills and Sales Operations---22--
Category total0011420d64d-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, General---12--
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia0d-----
Health Communication0-----
Mass Communication/Media Studies---74--
Organizational Communication, General---53--
Speech Communication and Rhetoric---0--
Category total0d--139--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General--015--
Computer Science---18--
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other---35--
Information Technology----22d-
Category total--06822d-
Curriculum and Instruction----21-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching0--1184-
Education, General----1-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs---15--
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness----0-
Educational Leadership and Administration, General----47-
Educational/Instructional Technology-19d--34d-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration0-----
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching---180-
Reading Teacher Education----9-
Secondary Education and Teaching---6--
Special Education and Teaching, General---4015-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other0d---11-
Category total0d19d-197142d-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering---11--
Category total---11--
Engineering/Engineering-related Technologies/Technicians
Environmental/Environmental Engineering Technology/Technician--1---
Industrial Safety Technology/Technician---4--
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician0d-----
Category total0d-14--
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General---47--
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing0-----
Category total0--47--
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General---11--
French Language and Literature---0--
German Language and Literature---0--
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation---18--
Spanish Language and Literature---1--
Category total---30--
Health Professions and Related Programs
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing-0----
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other0-----
Athletic Training/Trainer-0d-010-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist---65--
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist---110d-
Community Health and Preventive Medicine--088d-
Genetic Counseling/Counselor0-----
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other--387--
Health/Medical Physics---1--
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other7--55--
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist--842--
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor-0d--34d-
Nursing Administration-0----
Nursing Practice-----5d
Physician Assistant----115-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse-04818146-
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other---3--
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist--10--
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist----28-
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling--0---
Category total70d60453241d13d
History, General---24--
Category total---24--
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration--1365--
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies---76--
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism0d--83--
Category total0d-13224--
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies7-743--
Category total7-743--
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General---12--
Category total---12--
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General---25--
Sustainability Studies--0---
Category total--025--
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies---12--
Category total---12--
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, Fitness, and Kinesiology
Exercise Science and Kinesiology----5-
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General---16--
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management---28--
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General----43d-
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, Other---70--
Category total---11448d-
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Category total---4--
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General-0-12--
Geology/Earth Science, General---42--
Physics, General---5--
Category total-0-59--
Psychology, General---133--
Category total---133--
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work---920-
Category total---920-
Science Technologies/Technicians
Chemical Technology/Technician--0---
Category total--0---
Social Sciences
Anthropology, General---9--
Economics, General---14--
Geographic Information Science and Cartography1-----
International Relations and Affairs---2--
Political Science and Government, General---24--
Social Sciences, General---7--
Social Sciences, Other---2--
Sociology, General---13--
Category total1--71--
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation---5--
Art/Art Studies, General---1--
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General---10--
Fine/Studio Arts, General---15--
Game and Interactive Media Design-4d----
Graphic Design---10--
Music Performance, General---1--
Music, General---17--
Category total-4d-59--
Grand total1530922,31252213
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Department of Defense Voluntary Educational Partnership Memorandum of Understanding
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2020-2021
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  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution. Data on varsity athletics are submitted annually as required by the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA), by all co-educational postsecondary institutions that have an intercollegiate athletics program. For the most recent data collection, EADA did not collect data on varsity athletics for programs that were cancelled due to the Coronavirus Pandemic.
Institutional Accreditation
AccreditorStatusNext Review Date
Middle States Commission on Higher EducationAccredited since ((!)07/01/1921)01/01/2026
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  • No campus security data reported for this institution.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
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