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Susquehanna University was founded by Lutherans in 1858. This national liberal arts institute sits on a 306-acre campus in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania. Susquehanna University's recent Enrolments have been over 2, 000 students including men and women from more than 10 countries worldwide.

Students at Susquehanna University can choose from over 50 majors and minors. Bachelor's degrees in arts, science, and music are offered through the following academic divisions:

  • School of Arts, Humanities and Communications
  • School of Natural and Social Sciences
  • Sigmund Weis School of Business
The sports teams of the university are nicknamed the Crusaders. They are members of NCAA Division III, and participate in football, golf, basketball, rugby, ice hockey, volleyball, and crew. Besides, there are more than 100 student clubs and organizations in Susquehanna University, including the fraternities and sororities of Phi Beta Sigma, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Music, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Sigma Gamma Rho, Alpha Delta Pi, Zeta Tau Alpha, and Sigma Alpha Iota Professional Music Fraternity for Women.

Profile of Susquehanna University

Susquehanna University is located in Selinsgrove, PA (a town not particularly near any major cities). The school is a Evangelical Lutheran Church school. Susquehanna University is a private, not-for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by the school is the Bachelor's degree.

Course Topics

The range of program offerings available from Susquehanna University is especially impressive compared to its number of students. The school is known for its programs in science, mathematics, and media.

Susquehanna University Selectivity

Susquehanna University does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 520. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 530 and 610. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.


The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at Susquehanna University is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

The school had 2, 039 enrolled students in 2007.

Student Life

Susquehanna University has a residential or campus feel. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Susquehanna University values student athletics, and belongs to the Other.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Susquehanna University educates undergraduate students for productive, creative, and reflective lives of achievement, leadership, and service in a diverse and interconnected world. "

Susquehanna University Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management117marketing, finance, accounting, international business, human resources, managerial economics, business management, business communications, . . .
Liberal Arts88history, English, creative writing, political science, sociology, Spanish language, French language, economics, . . .
Media66communication studies, public relations, radio and television, journalism, mass communication
Science51biology, geology, chemistry, physics, biochemistry, biopsychology, ecology
Education and Teaching46elementary school teaching, music teaching, early childhood Education
Therapy and Counselling28psychology
Design10graphic design
Computer Science and Engineering8computer and info science, information science
Drama and Performing Arts6drama
Religion and Philosophy5religion, philosophy
Music5music, music performance
Fine Arts3art history and criticism
Art Studies1art studies
Medical administration1health care administration

Contact: Susquehanna University

Susquehanna University

514 University Ave

Selinsgrove, PA 17870-1025

General Phone: (570) 374-0101


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