BU Ranked Fifth by Schools.com

For Immediate Release: June 15, 2017

BLOOMSBURG—Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania is ranked fifth among four-year colleges in Pennsylvania according to Schools.com. The ranking focuses on affordability, flexibility and student services using the most recent government data to evaluate colleges and universities across the state.

According to Schools.com, Bloomsburg has the lowest raw cost of tuition and fees in the state. The average net price is also affordable, ranking fourth among Schools.com’s best traditional and online colleges in Pennsylvania. Schools.com also recognized Bloomsburg for participating in the Pennsylvania Transfer and Articulation Center (transfer agreements) with many of the state's two-year schools.

Bloomsburg has 56 undergraduate majors, 58 undergraduate minors, and 20 master’s and doctoral programs. Bloomsburg’s nursing program is ranked number one in the state and 60th in the country by College Atlas.org. The professional sales program is ranked among the best in the country by Sales Education Foundation, and the digital forensics program is designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cyber Defense Education with a focus in the area of digital forensics through 2021 academic year. The CAE designation is jointly sponsored by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 9,600 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.