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History at Susquehanna University

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History at Susquehanna University

Every history school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the history program at Susquehanna University stacks up to those at other schools.

Susquehanna is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania and approximately 2,315 students attend the school each year. Of the 597 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Susquehanna University in 2019, 7 of them were history majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in History section at the bottom of this page.

Susquehanna History Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in History

Susquehanna History Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks history programs across the country. The following shows how Susquehanna performed in these rankings.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The history major at Susquehanna is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for History. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused History Schools 557
Most Popular History Bachelor’s Degree Schools 742
Most Popular History Schools 853

History Student Demographics at Susquehanna

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the history majors at Susquehanna University.

Susquehanna History Bachelor’s Program

57% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 7 students who earned a bachelor's degree in History from Susquehanna in 2018-2019, 43% were men and 57% were women. The typical history bachelor's degree program is made up of only 42% women. So female students are more repesented at Susquehanna since its program graduates 15% more women than average.

Susquehanna Gender Breakdown of History Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 86% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in history at Susquehanna are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Susquehanna University with a bachelor's in history.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of History Majors at Susquehanna University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 6
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Susquehanna also has a doctoral program available in history. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That History Grads May Go Into

A degree in history can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for PA, the home state for Susquehanna University.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
High School Teachers 50,460 $64,830
Managers 11,060 $126,290
History Professors 1,000 $93,300
Curators 670 $53,840
Museum Technicians and Conservators 600 $42,700

References

*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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