Susquehanna University: Review & Facts

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Susquehanna University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,200 students enrolled. This college was established in 1858 and is the only school located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania.

Susquehanna University is affiliated with Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
57
Fair
Bachelor's degree is offered at Susquehanna University.

Susquehanna University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 57 majors. The most popular concentrations are Communication and Journalism, Biology, Psychology, Accounting and Finance, and English and Literature. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
89%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Susquehanna University is high at 89% (well above Pennsylvania average). Considering this statistic, apparently students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Susquehanna University is good - 75%.

Student to faculty ratio at Susquehanna University is pretty good: 12:1. Learn more details on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$42,100
High
Average tuition cost is extremely high, around $41,500 per academic year. The additional fees at Susquehanna University beyond tuition are nearly $600; this totals $42,100 per year.

Read the details about Susquehanna University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
76%
Doable
According to government data, 5,303 applications were submitted and 4,033 were accepted, so it is relatively easy to become a student at this school.

This college might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants' SAT and ACT test scores at Susquehanna University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,900
Medium
Susquehanna University provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Susquehanna University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
Unsafe
Susquehanna University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 2,100 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable, nearly $5,900 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Susquehanna University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Susquehanna University appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Susquehanna University Location and Maps



Post Address: Susquehanna University, 514 University Ave, Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania 17870-1025, USA
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