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?
- The student loan default rate at Susquehanna is 3%, 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.
- In 2019-2020, 63% of the faculty were full-time.
- Students who graduate from Susquehanna with a bachelor's degree make about $57,789 a year. That's 42% more than those who graduate from other schools.
- 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.
Susquehanna University Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Susquehanna.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Susquehanna has earned from around the web.
|#95||Highest Paid Marketing/Marketing Management, General Graduates||College Factual|
|#97||Highest Paid Marketing Graduates||College Factual|
|#99||Highest Paid Accounting Graduates||College Factual|
|#117||Highest Paid Accounting Graduates||College Factual|
|#148||Best Business Schools||Business Degree Central|
Where Is Susquehanna University?
Contact details for Susquehanna are given below.
|Address:||514 University Ave, Selinsgrove, PA 17870-1025|
How Do I Get Into Susquehanna?
You can apply to Susquehanna online at: www.susqu.edu/admission-and-aid/apply
Admission Requirements for Susquehanna
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||recommended|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Susquehanna?
Approximately 41% of accepted students are men and 59% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 68%, and the acceptance rate for women is 77%.
Can I Afford Susquehanna University?
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 69% of students took out student loans averaging $10,056 a year. That adds up to $40,224 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Susquehanna is 3.3%. 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
There are also 2 graduate students at the school.
Of the 2,214 full-time undergraduates at Susquehanna, 43% are male and 57% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Susquehanna University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||124|
|Hispanic or Latino||164|
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
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%.
Susquehanna University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Image Credit: By Janey Apfelbaum under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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