Susquehanna University

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Susquehanna University, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Selinsgrove, PA, a predominately rural area. Approximately 2,500 students are enrolled at Susquehanna University.

Students can submit either the SAT or ACT exam scores at this school. A score between 1510 to 1840 on the SAT exam, or 23 to 27 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Susquehanna University average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.23 - 3.52. 72% of all students that apply are accepted to Susquehanna University, from which 25% choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Susquehanna University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Susquehanna University was reported as 72.3% in Fall 2013 with over 3,220 applications submitted to Susquehanna University. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1510 - 1840
  • ACT Scores: 23 - 27
  • Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.52

How Hard Is It to Get into Susquehanna University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Susquehanna University is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Susquehanna University has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 73.0%
  • 2010-2011: 70.4%
  • 2011-2012: 73.2%
  • 2012-2013: 75.5%
  • 2013-2014: 72.3%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 73.1%

How Does Susquehanna University Compare?

This School
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Susquehanna University is thirty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Bucknell University29.5%
Lycoming College71.6%
Lebanon Valley College66.9%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill81.1%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg79.9%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Susquehanna University (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading510 - 620
Math510 - 610
Writing490 - 610
Total Score1510 - 1840
ACT®Score Range
English22 - 28
Math22 - 27
Composite Score23 - 27
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