“Beyond the Guidebook”  College Representative Questionnaire


10/24/2018 @ 1:35 PM

Name of College:

Susquehanna University

Name of Representative:

Reuben Councill

Email Address:


Phone Number:

Office: 570-372-4036  -  Mobile: 570-259-4342

College Web Page:


Please give some examples of high profile events

held on campus last year  (i.e. concerts. speakers, political debates, etc.):        

Snoop Dogg, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Time Flies

What percentage of students stay on campus during the weekends?


New initiatives on campus and/or institutional goals?

New solar array providing 33% of campus electricity.

What is something you might find at the school that may not exist at any other school?

100% of students have a significant travel immersion.

If located outside of New England, what New England area schools is your institution similar to?

Quinnipiac, Clarkson

What is the distance to the nearest big city? And what is that city?

45 Minutes to Harrisburg and Williamsport, PA

What is the approximate distance from Westborough, driving and/or flying?

6 hours driving for both.

What are your most popular majors?

Biology, Creative Writing, Business, Psychology, Music.

What are your newest and/or most unique majors?

Luxury Brand Management, Environmental Science, International Studies

What majors are you hoping to grow?

Neuroscience, Communications.

Will applying “undecided” for a major affect a student’s chances for acceptance?


Is there a statistical advantage to applying early decision or early action?


If interviews are required or recommended, where and by whom are they conducted?

Not required, recommended on campus by Admissions Staff.

Are students automatically considered for merit scholarships with the application to the school?


What percentage of demonstrated financial aid do you meet?

We don’t guarantee a particular percentage, but in many cases we meet full.

Is there anything else a student should know that they will not easily find in a guidebook or online?

Beautiful campus, great town, 98% placement rate after graduation.