Susquehanna University

Selinsgrove, PA

Susquehanna University

Selinsgrove, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$51,140

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,015
Declined 1,482
Total Received 5,497
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Private

2,345

undergraduate students

3

graduate students

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Location

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,348
Established in 1858
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Other

325-acre campus in Selinsgrove (population: 5,922), 50 miles north of Harrisburg. Air 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.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Susquehanna University
514 University Avenue
Selinsgrove, PA
17870

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
89%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
25%
Top 1/4
63%
Top 1/2
88%
Bottom 1/2
12%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 15
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
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Considered if submitted ACT only Considered if submitted SAT or ACT Considered if submitted SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,015
Declined 1,482
Total Received 5,497

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Admission test scores
Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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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Financial Aid

98%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$35,743

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $50,500
Room $7,320
Board $6,360
Additional fees $640
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $66,020
Average Financial Aid - $35,743
Total with Avg. Aid $30,277

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field indoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

boxing, ice hockey, karate, lacrosse, rowing, rugby, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

boxing, equestrian, karate, rowing, rugby, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, crew, equestrian, flag football, ice hockey, karate, lacrosse, racquetball, rugby, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, western equestrian club

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Landmark Conference, Centennial Conference (football only), NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Advertising.
Anthropology, General.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Biochemistry.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other.
Business/Corporate Communications, General.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Chemistry, General.
Communication and Media Studies, Other.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Creative Writing.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Ecology.
Economics, General.
Education Policy Analysis.
Education, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Environmental Studies.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
French Language and Literature.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
German Language and Literature.
Graphic Design.
History, General.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Relations and Affairs.
Italian Language and Literature.
Journalism.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Management Science.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics, General.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music Theory and Composition.
Music, General.
Neuroscience.
Organizational Communication, General.
Philosophy.
Physical Sciences, Other.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Policy Analysis, General.
Public Relations/Image Management.
Publishing.
Radio and Television.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sports Communication.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Communication
  3. Creative Writing

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-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,348

total students

59%

in-state

41%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

2,345
students

Female
56%
1,315

Male
44%
1,030

0%

3
students

Female
100%
3

Male
0%
0

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

2,279
students

Female
56%
1,280

Male
44%
999

3%

66
students

Female
53%
35

Male
47%
31

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
78%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

7%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: first day of classes

Spring: first day of classes

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

65

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

65

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 21
Countries most often represented China
Japan
Kuwait
Nepal
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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