2,266
Students
Financial aid thermometer
36,552
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
84
4159/4896
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Susquehanna University is a 4-year institution located in Selinsgrove, PA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 514 University Avenue
Selinsgrove, PA  17870
United States
Contact Mr. Philip Betz
Director of Admissions
Email: suadmiss@susqu.edu
Phone: 570-372-4260
Fax: 570-372-2722

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Kindergarten/preschool Education Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,896
Applied
4,159
Accepted
2,266
Enrolled
85%

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.55
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
One recommendation
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3
Interview
Other requirements: Writing portfolio, audition for music programs

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Early decision plan November 15th December 1st
Other early decision plan November 1st December 1st
Transfer August 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Math 530 610
ACT Composite 22 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

46,690
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Fees

600
Full-time student fees
12,630
Room & board
6,630
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan Yes
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

36,552
Avg. Financial Aid Package
37,399
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
12,964
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,314
Avg. Loan Aid
22,119
Avg. Grant Aid
31,799
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
82%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
18%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,266
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
42%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.75%
Black or African American 5.56%
White or Caucasian 77.85%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.26%
Asian 1.99%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.04%
Two or more races 2.87%
Other 3.13%

Gender

Male (43.95%)
Female (56.05%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 93%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Christmas Candlelight Service, Thanksgiving Dinner and Spring Weekend Carnival

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Alpha Phi Omega, Student Activities Committee, SU Dance Corps and Intramural Sports

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No No No
Football No Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football No No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

260
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 139
Part-time - 121
Male - 146
Female - 114