AT A GLANCE
Founded in 1858, Susquehanna University is a selective four-year residential college that educates students in the liberal arts and sciences and provides them with real-world professional experiences, preparing them for a lifetime of personal and professional success.
• 2,300 undergraduate men and women from 29 states and 25 countries
• Located in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley town of Selinsgrove (regional population: 170,000)
• About one hour from the state capital of Harrisburg and within three hours of New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, DC
• Two schools: the School of Arts and Sciences and the AACSB-accredited Sigmund Weis School of Business
• Degrees: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science
• More than 100 majors and minors
• Student-faculty ratio of 13:1
• More than 160 student organizations serving a wide range of interests
• 20% Greek Life membership in 11 social and 22 honor societies
• 325 scenic acres with a compact, easy-to-walk campus
• More than 94 facilities, including a state-of-the-art science building, performance and recital halls, an art gallery, a fitness center, a student recreation facility, and residence halls
• Guaranteed on-campus housing
Athletics and Recreation
• 23 NCAA Division III intercollegiate sports; member of the Centennial Conference (football) and Landmark Conference
• Active intramural and club sport programs
• Garrett Sports Complex, housing a swimming pool, a fitness center, basketball courts, racquetball courts, an indoor track, and a snack bar
• 98% of students work full-time or are enrolled in graduate or professional school within six months of graduation.
• 90% of students complete at least one internship, conduct research, or student teach before graduation.
• 98% of graduating seniors finish in four years or less.
2019 Incoming Class Statistics
• Average GPA: 3.67 in a college preparatory curriculum
• Average SAT score in Math & Critical Reading: 1200
• Average ACT score: 26
Are you an enterprising, independent thinker? No matter your major or career plans, you will graduate from Susquehanna with the broad-based academic foundation and 21st-century job skills—critical thinking, writing, teamwork, and communication—that employers and graduate schools seek.
98% of our students find jobs or pursue advanced degrees within six months of graduation.
More than 2,300 undergraduate men and women from 29 states and 25 countries study in the School of Arts and Sciences and the Sigmund Weis School of Business. Our Business school is accredited by AACSB International, placing it among the top 5% of Business schools worldwide and providing a great return on your investment.
With more than 100 majors and minors—plus self-designed majors—available in the liberal arts and sciences or pre-professional programs, you can easily combine your talents and interests with your career aspirations.
Prepared for success
Susquehanna faculty are dedicated scholars and passionate teachers committed to your success. At Susquehanna, a comprehensive undergraduate institution, you will learn from expert faculty members, not graduate assistants. Many disciplines offer hands-on, collaborative research opportunities beginning your first year of study.
90% of our students complete at least one internship, conduct research, or student teach before graduation.
Susquehanna’s student-faculty ratio is 13:1, and the average class size is 19, allowing for close interactions with faculty and classmates. Our classroom spaces are designed to encourage collaborative learning and intellectual and social engagement.
A global perspective
Nine out of 10 employers cite intercultural skills as a desirable trait for new employees, and Susquehanna’s nationally recognized Global Opportunities (GO) program will prepare you with the cultural competencies needed in today’s global marketplace. We are one of only a handful of universities to require a domestic or overseas study away experience. You will see firsthand how different social and cultural forces shape the world around you—and discover how you can make a difference. Whether you decide to go for two weeks or an entire semester, you will return more culturally aware and better prepared to be a leader in a diverse, dynamic, and interdependent world.
Total collegiate experience
You will experience our deep-rooted commitment to the intellectual, personal, and professional growth of every student on Susquehanna’s residential campus. Outside the classroom, you can choose from 160 student organizations and cocurricular activities, service learning, student leadership opportunities, and 23 NCAA Division III sports. You will gain valuable leadership, social, and interpersonal skills in our inclusive and diverse community—and make memories to last a lifetime.
Our beautiful 325-acre campus is located in the town of Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, just two and a half hours from Philadelphia and Baltimore; within three hours of New York City and Washington, DC; and one hour away from the state capital of Harrisburg. You will network with alumni, pursue internships, explore professional opportunities, and have fun!
Come discover all that Susquehanna has to offer by visiting campus. We’ll introduce you to our dedicated faculty and staff. You can meet current students, sit in on a class or lab, and take in a theater production or sporting event. We can’t wait to meet you!