Tuition & Fees

$47,290

$47,290

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
39%
500-599
49%
400-499
7%
700-800
3%
600-699
31%
500-599
57%
400-499
9%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
0
400-499
0
300-399
0
30-36
24%
24-29
31%
18-23
36%
12-17
9%
30-36
5%
24-29
50%
18-23
38%
12-17
7%
30-36
11%
24-29
54%
18-23
31%
12-17
4%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,121
Declined + 1,912
Total Received 6,033
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Private (nonprofit)

2,266

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Communication
  3. Biology
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Codes

SAT 2820
ACT 3720

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School Facts

Susquehanna University, founded in 1858, is a private, national liberal arts college. Its 325-acre campus is located in Selinsgrove, 50 miles north of Harrisburg.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,266
Established in 1858
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Lutheran
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)

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Selinsgrove, PA

325-acre campus in Selinsgrove (population: 5,890), 50 miles north of Harrisburg. Airport and train serve Harrisburg; bus serves Sunbury (10 miles). School operates transportation to New York City, Washington, DC, nearby colleges, and airport on request. Local transportation options organized by Student Activities Office.

Susquehanna University
514 University Avenue
Selinsgrove, PA 17870

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
93%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
6 fraternities 20% of male students
 
5 sororities 19% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
26%
Top 1/4
57%
Top 1/2
88%
Bottom 1/2
12%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
39%
500-599
49%
400-499
7%
700-800
3%
600-699
31%
500-599
57%
400-499
9%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
0
400-499
0
300-399
0
30-36
24%
24-29
31%
18-23
36%
12-17
9%
30-36
5%
24-29
50%
18-23
38%
12-17
7%
30-36
11%
24-29
54%
18-23
31%
12-17
4%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline November 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,121
Declined + 1,912
Total Received 6,033

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Geographical residence
State residency

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Phil Betz
Director of Admissions
P: 800 326-9672
F: 570 372-2722
suadmiss@susqu.edu

Financial Aid

82%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$36,552

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $46,690
Room $6,630
Board $6,000
Additional fees $600
Books & supplies $900
Total $60,820
Average Financial Aid - $36,552
Total with Avg. Aid $24,268
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
May 1

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
May 1

Business/Farm Supplement
May 1

Other
May 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

Business/Farm Supplement

Other

Financial Aid Office

P: 570 372-4450
F: 570 372-2722
sufinaid@susqu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Erin Wolfe
Director of Financial Aid
wolfeerin@susqu.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Crew, Equestrian Sports, Hockey, Karate, Lacrosse, Rugby, Ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

Cheerleading, Crew, Equestrian Sports, Karate, Rugby, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Aerobic Dance, Basketball, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Floor Hockey, Kickboxing, Pilates, Racquetball, Soccer (indoor/outdoor), Softball, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Wiffle Ball

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Athletic Directors

Pamela Samuelson (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Landmark Conference, Centennial Conference, Empire 8 Conference
Mascot
River Hawks
School colors
orange and maroon

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Anthropology
Art
Art History
Biochemistry
Biology
Biomedical Sciences
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Early Childhood Education
Ecology
Economics
Elementary Education
English
Finance
French
Geological/Environmental Sciences
German
Global Management
Graphic Design
History
International Studies
Italian
Luxury Brand Marketing/Management
Marketing
Mass Communications
Mathematics
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Policy
Religion
Sociology
Spanish
Theatre
Writing
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Communication
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,266

total students

58%

in-state

42%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

2,266
students

Female
56%
1,270

Male
44%
996

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

2,198
students

Female
56%
1,227

Male
44%
971

4%

68
students

Female
64%
43

Male
36%
25

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
77%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

28%

Transfer applicants accepted

43%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Recommended of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

65

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

65

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 9
Countries most often represented China
Jamaica
Japan
Kuwait
Saudi Arabia
Ukraine
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special orientation

International Student Contact

James Goonan
Associate Director for International Recruitment
570 372-4153
goonan@susqu.edu

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