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Geological & Earth Sciences at Susquehanna University

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Geological & Earth Sciences at Susquehanna University

What traits are you looking for in a geology school? To help you decide if Susquehanna University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's geology program.

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, 10 of them were geological and earth sciences majors.

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

Susquehanna Geological & Earth Sciences Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Geology

Susquehanna Geological & Earth Sciences Rankings

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

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The geology major at Susquehanna is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Geological & Earth Sciences. 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 Geological & Earth Sciences Schools 42
Most Popular Geological & Earth Sciences Schools 251

Geology Student Demographics at Susquehanna

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

Susquehanna Geological & Earth Sciences Bachelor’s Program

40% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 60% of geology bachelor's degrees went to men and 40% went to women.

Susquehanna Gender Breakdown of Geological & Earth Sciences Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 90% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in geology 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 geology.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Geological & Earth Sciences Majors at Susquehanna University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 9
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

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

Careers That Geology Grads May Go Into

A degree in geology 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
Natural Sciences Managers 4,480 $147,810
Chemistry Professors 1,430 $93,510
Geoscientists 1,210 $108,580
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Professors 890 $94,630

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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