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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