Bloomsburg University

Commonwealth University - Bloomsburg


400 E. Second Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815-1301


Admissions 570-389-4316
Government 570-389-4655
Media 570-389-4662


Bashar W. Hanna, Ph.D.

Bloomsburg graduation ceremony

System Success

Top Honor Graduates Recognized For Spring 2023

Commonwealth University-Bloomsburg recognized its top honor graduates for each college for Spring 2023. Each student was acknowledged at the university's commencement ceremonies on May 13. The top honor graduate from the College of Health Professions is Emily Moyer, who graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor's degree in speech pathology and audiology. 

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Points of Pride

Bloomsburg University’s digital forensics program is designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education.

Bloomsburg University’s nursing program is ranked No. 1 in Pennsylvania, according to

Bloomsburg University’s American Sign Language program is one of only two in the eastern United States.

Bloomsburg University is the first in the nation and among the few to offer an undergraduate program in accounting fraud examination

Bloomsburg University’s professional sales education program is considered one of the nation’s best, according to Sale’s Education Foundation.

Notable Alumni

Danny Litwhiler ’38 - Former MLB outfielder who played for four teams. Later went on to coach at Florida State and Michigan State. Named to the College Baseball Hall of Fame in 2021

Mark Schweiker ’75 - 44th governor of Pennsylvania

Stacy Garrity ’86 - Pennsylvania State Treasurer

Jimmi Simpson ’98 - Broadway, TV and film actor

Jahri Evans ’07 -  Former NFL All Pro for New Orleans Saints

University Rankings

Pennsylvania's Best Nursing Schools

National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education
National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education

Best Regional Universities – North
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