Susquehanna University

Susquehanna University, Sellinsgrove, PA

• Actively engaged on campus
• More than 50% are from out of state
• Sports are large part of campus life
• Football and basketball highly involved spectator sports, DIII
• 23 different sports
• Plenty of school spirit
• Largest majors are Bio and Creative Writing
• Creative Writing well known program, graduates headed to Columbia MFA
• New science building, lab based, environmental scientist
• Undergrad research hub
• Faculty student collaboration
• Successful business school – 30% of students majoring in some form of business
• Highly thought of Music program
• Over 60 majors and minors
• Attracts students who are independently motivated but wanting to be collaborative
• Heavy professor student interaction
• Welcoming environment
• Center for Academic Achievement – Will work with anyone to help them succeed
• Director of Disabilities – Will meet with students with LD weekly for all 4 years and work with them on transition
• Will consider students without a foreign language
• GO program for global opportunities – Every student will have a global cross cultural immersion experience from a full semester abroad to a 2-3 week short session
• High 4-year graduation rate
• Neuroscience is a growth major
• Sports Communication major
• Luxury brand management minor under Business
• 25% participate in Greek life
• Ithaca, Gettysburg crossover schools for music
• Very generous with both merit and financial aid, very few full pay students
• $18K – $27K merit aid to almost every student
• Below a 2.8 total GPA may not give aid
• Interviewing makes a difference if you are on the bubble
• Do recommend interviewing so they can get to know you
• If below a 3.0 total GPA should come in to interview
• Bus trips to surrounding cities such as NY, Baltimore, DC – Museum’s theatre, Music
• Have outdoor club sponsoring ski trips, kayaking, hiking…etc.
• Apply to the school in general not by major other than some of the fine arts
• Accountants can sit for the CPA exam
• Test optional – Do not look at it them so don’t report it if not meeting minimums (see below)
• If you don’t have at least 500 on each SAT section don’t submit, ACT composite of 22 with nothing lower than a 20
• Leadership, arts admin minor
• 3+2 engineering with Columbia so will graduate with a Columbia Engineering degree
• Special Ed and ESL education certification

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