Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, a public, four-year institution, is one of 14 members of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and ranks among the top schools in the Northeast according to U.S. News and World Report.
Founded in 1839 as the Bloomsburg Literary Institute, the university currently enrolls over 9,400 undergraduate students in the Colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology and approximately 700 graduate students in upper-level programs, including a doctoral program in clinical audiology.
The campus includes 72 buildings on 282 landscaped acres, divided into two parts.
Lower campus is home to seven residence halls, a student services center, campus dining, instructional buildings, library and recreational and social facilities.
Upper campus, about half-mile away, is connected by continuous shuttle service and features athletic facilities, three university-owned student apartment complexes, a dining and conference facility, and several maintenance buildings.
Upper campus is also home to Huskies athletics, surrounded by the Nelson Field House, Danny Hale Field at Redman Stadium and fields for soccer, lacrosse and field hockey, baseball and softball and a new tennis center.
Bloomsburg University overlooks the Town of Bloomsburg and is situated just a few hundred yards from the community’s business district and Geisinger Hospital.