C O L L E G E   P R O F I L E   -   O V E R V I E W
Susquehanna University
Selinsgrove, PA
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 2,195
   Women 1,227 (55.9%)
   Men 968 (44.1%)
Graduate Students Not reported
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 68% of 6,629 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered Yes
Regular Admission Deadline February 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.49
SAT Math 510-600 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 500-610 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 23-27 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $57,580
  Tuition and Fees $43,720
  Room and Board $11,620
Average Percent of Need Met 83%
Average Freshman Award $35,083
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 133
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 14% of classes
10-19 students: 43% of classes
20-29 students: 29% of classes
30-39 students: 13% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
Selinsgrove Population 5,583
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 97% of freshmen, 92% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Crusaders
Sororities 15.4% of women participate
Fraternities 20% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.0% Asian
6.9% Black/African-American
6.3% Hispanic/Latino
3.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
81.4% White
0.2% Unknown
International Students 1.7% from 22 countries
First-Year Students Returning 83.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 70.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 72%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 19.0%