Susquehanna University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Selinsgrove, PA

$51,140

Avg tuition

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About Susquehanna University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, Evangelical Lutheran Church  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Susquehanna University is a small private university located on a rural campus in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,241, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 73%. The university offers 70 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 75%, and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1. Tuition and fees for students are $51,140.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

73% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

88% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

75% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Recommended

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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2k

Students enrolled

1%

Online student enrollment

13:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

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International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

79%

Hispanic

7%

Black

6%

Two or more races

3%

Unknown

2%

Asian

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

57%

Socio-economic diversity

24% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

25%

State Grant Aid

26%

Institution Grant Aid

95%

Pell Grant

24%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,095
State Grant Aid $3,576
Institution Grant Aid $35,791
Pell Grant Aid $4,618

Financial Outlook

$27k

Average student debt after graduation

$40k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.