Susquehanna University


Highest Degree Offered: Bachelors

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Pennsylvania


Susquehanna University is a private liberal arts college located in the town of Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, about 50 miles from Harrisburg. Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York City are all about three hours away. The college is affiliated with the Lutheran Church, but students come from all backgrounds and beliefs. Students can choose from over 50 major programs, and the school boasts of a 13 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Business is by far the most popular field of study. High achieving students should look into Susquehanna's interdisciplinary Honors Program. In athletics, the Susquehanna Crusaders compete in the NCAA Division III Landmark Conference for most sports. Football competes in the Liberty League.

Most Popular Majors

Accounting, Biology, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Creative Writing, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Psychology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 2137
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Undergraduate Students: 2137
Faculty: 128

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 17:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 17:1

Percent Male: 45%
Percent Female: 55%

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Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 77%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 79%

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Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

514 University Ave
Selinsgrove Pennsylvania 17870


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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 23 28
English 22 27
Math 23 28
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 510 610
Math 510 610
Writing 490 600

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Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 73%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -73%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 850

Other Expenses: 1150

Room and Board: 9600

Tuition and Fees: 35860

Total Cost: 47460

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Costs Data From: 2011-12

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 5797

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 97%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 96%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 81%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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