We’re Getting Attention! ... And Bragging About It!

We'll prepare you for a lifetime of success by providing a solid foundation in the liberal arts and sciences, coupled with professional experiences that will give you a chance to put what you've learned into practice—but don't just take our word for it!

Read below to see what others have to say about Susquehanna.

The Latest News on Rankings

SU Ranked No. 2 in State for Job Placement

We're ranked as the No. 2 university in Pennsylvania for getting a job, according to Zippia Inc.’s latest ranking, The 10 Best Colleges for Jobs in Pennsylvania for 2019.

Among Nation's Top 70 National Liberal Arts Universities
For our contribution to the public good through promotion of social mobility, research and service.
—Washington Monthly, 2019
AMONG THE TOP 16% OF COLLEGES NATIONWIDE
For student success and learning
—Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education, 2018
2019–20 BEST COLLEGES FOR YOUR MONEY
A great education at an affordable price that helps students launch promising careers
—Money magazine
2019 BEST BANG FOR THE BUCK—TOP 100 OF COLLEGES IN THE NORTHEAST
For helping non-wealthy students attain marketable degrees at affordable prices.
—Washington Monthly
AMONG 400 BEST COLLEGE VALUES
Defined as a high-quality education at an affordable price
—Kiplinger's, 2019
ECONOMICS DEPARTMENT RANKS NO. 27 AMONG U.S. ECONOMICS DEPARTMENTS AT LIBERAL ARTS COLLEGES
—Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, 2019
ONE OF AMERICA’S TOP COLLEGES 2019
—Forbes Business Magazine
NO. 6 NATIONWIDE AND NO. 1 IN PA FOR BACCALAUREATE STUDY ABROAD
—Open Doors 2018, Institute for International Education
CREATIVE WRITING MAJOR RANKED NO. 6 IN PENNSYLVANIA
—Zippia, Inc., The Career Expert, 2018
4 OUT OF 358 COLLEGE STUDENTS WORLDWIDE NAMED STANFORD INNOVATION FELLOWS
—Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design, 2018
NO. 20 OF TOP 50 BEST PRE-COLLEGE SUMMER PROGRAMS
Recognizing our residential summer programs for high school students
—Value Colleges, 2018
ONE OF THE NATION’S MOST ENVIRONMENTALLY RESPONSIBLE COLLEGES
—The Princeton Review Guide to 399 Green Colleges, 2018
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STARS Bronze

Earned Bronze for sustainability efforts from the Association for Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.

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AACSB Accreditation

Our business school's AACSB Accreditation puts us among the top 5 percent of business schools worldwide.

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Bee Campus USA

We are the first university in Pennsylvania to be certified as an affiliate of the Bee Campus USA program.

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The Richard King Mellon Foundation

We've been awarded a $950,000 grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation in support of the Freshwater Research Institute.

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Huffington Post

Named our Writers Institute as one of the best creative writing programs in the country.

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Sierra Club

We are one of Sierra Club's Cool Schools. Sierra Club is the nation's largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization.

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Zippia

Ranked (2017) as the No. 9 college in America and No. 1 in Pennsylvania for getting a job by Zippia Inc.

The Princeton Review

Ranks us among the Top 20 Most Popular Study Abroad Programs in the nation.

Fiske Guide to Colleges

Recognized for our commitment to diversity, emphasis on off-campus study and innovative curriculum.

Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters

WQSU won two Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters (PAB) Excellence in Broadcasting awards.

The Council on Undergraduate Research

Named among the top 10 universities and colleges nationwide for sending the most students to NCUR in 2017.

The Institute of International Education

We're ranked among the top schools for percentage of students who study abroad.

Colleges of Distinction

Included us in its 2019-20 ranking for student engagement, innovative teaching, community and outcomes.

President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Recognized for "placing more students on a lifelong path of civic engagement."

College Factual

Our biology program in the Top 15% of programs in the country.

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