Clarion University of Pennsylvania specializes in preparing students for professional careers in fields such as education, business, and science. Clarion University and the Clarion community have much to offer those who seek a place to study undisturbed by the hectic pace of urban life. The rolling wooded countryside, surrounding mountains, and nearby Cook Forest are popular tourist attractions. The University's total enrollment is approximately 6,500 women and men, including students on the main campus at Clarion, the Venango campus in Oil City, and the site at West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh. The Venango campus consists of 64 acres with four buildings.Online Campus
The courses required to support online degrees at Clarion meet the same curricular and instructional standards as classes delivered on campus, and are taught by the same faculty currently teaching in the traditional classrooms. It means the degree student earn online offers the same quality and accreditation as a degree student would earn through the university's traditional on-campus programs and courses. University's professors draw upon a broad mix of academic expertise and professional experience in their teaching and research. Most faculty members hold doctorates, and have worked extensively in their fields. Students can complete their program of study from anywhere in the world with 100 percent online.Admissions
Admission policy is currently Percent applicants admitted: 78 percents. Transfer student are not ignored. For instance, there were seven hundred and ninety-five total number of transfer students who applied and six hundred and forty total number of transfer students who were admitted. Student Life
The activities on campus include the Autumn Leaf Festival and Homecoming Weekend, coffeehouses, campus movies, rock concerts, intercollegiate and intramural athletics, music and drama performances by Clarion University students and staff, clubs, Greek organizations, art exhibits, and special performances by noted orchestras, drama groups, and speakers. More than 125 clubs and organizations serve the wide range of student interests.Financial Aid
Financial aid forms are FAFSA and State aid form. Financial aid for students is readily accessible at this school. Similarly, need based financial aid distribution is determined through Academics, Art, Music/Drama, Athletics, Minority Status, Alumni Affiliation, Leadership and State/District Residency.