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.

72% of all students that apply are accepted to Susquehanna University, from which 15% choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Susquehanna University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Susquehanna University was reported as 72.0% in Fall 2020 with over 5,720 college 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.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Susquehanna University has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 67.7%
  • 2017-2018: 69.5%
  • 2018-2019: 84.9%
  • 2019-2020: 72.0%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 69.5%

How Does Susquehanna University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Susquehanna University is twenty-seven percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Bucknell University34.2%
Lycoming College62.3%
Lebanon Valley College79.6%
Lock Haven University94.8%
Dickinson College40.1%

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 2020)

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