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Susquehanna University Overview

Susquehanna University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania. The surrounding location of Selinsgrove is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

What Is Susquehanna University Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$35,401 Avg Cost After Aid
77% Acceptance Rate
  • The student loan default rate at Susquehanna is 2%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
  • The highest award offered at Susquehanna is the master's degree.
  • For the <nil> academic year, 62% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Susquehanna makes roughly $59,894 a year. This is 47% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
  • It takes the average Susquehanna student 4.1 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.

Where Is Susquehanna University?


Contact details for Susquehanna are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 514 University Ave, Selinsgrove, PA 17870-1025
Phone: 570-374-0101

How Do I Get Into Susquehanna?

You can apply to Susquehanna online at:

Admission Requirements for Susquehanna

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Required
Recommendations Required
SAT or ACT Scores Recommended
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Susquehanna?

77% Acceptance Rate
62% Of Accepted Are Women
Susquehanna has an acceptance rate of 77%, which means that is not quite as selective as some other schools. Still, you'll need good grades and a solid application if you want to be admitted.

Approximately 38% of accepted students are men and 62% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 73%, and the acceptance rate for women is 79%.

Can I Afford Susquehanna University?

$35,401 Net Price
71% Take Out Loans
1.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Susquehanna is $35,401. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Susquehanna, approximately 71% of students took out student loans averaging $9,691 a year. That adds up to $38,764 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Susquehanna is 1.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Susquehanna University Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,108 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,197 undergraduate students at Susquehanna, with 2,108 being full-time and 89 being part-time.


There are also 5 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,108 full-time undergraduates at Susquehanna, 44% are male and 56% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Susquehanna University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 38
Black or African American 133
Hispanic or Latino 147
White 1,660
International Students 26
Other Races/Ethnicities 104

Geographic Diversity

Pennsylvania students aren't the only ones who study at Susquehanna University. At this time, 21 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 12 countries are represented at Susquehanna. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, China, and Brazil.

Online Learning at Susquehanna University

0 Took All Classes Online
325.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years

Online Growth Rankings of Susquehanna

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Susquehanna University was 325.0%. This is the #210 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Susquehanna regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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