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Susquehanna University, Department of Accounting and Information Systems Programs Profile

Written by AnonymousNovember 1, 2011
Susquehanna University

Susquehanna University
Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania
Bachelor of Science, Accounting

Susquehanna University's Department of Accounting and Information Systems offers a Bachelor of Science in Accounting where learning opportunities exist outside of the classroom. Emphasis is placed on trips to corporations and conferences and on helping students make the most of their educational experience. Students are also encouraged to take part in ample internship opportunities as well as the school’s study abroad London Program. Group work and in-class presentations are common in accounting courses as well as computer applications, library research and writing exercises. The Accounting Club at Susquehanna University exposes students to available careers in the accounting field. The Investment Club cultivates an understanding of the stock market. The honor society for the Department of Accounting and Information Systems, Beta Gamma Sigma, brings top accounting students together to network and learn.

What's the school's contact information?
Susquehanna University
Department of Accounting and Information Systems
514 University Avenue
Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania 17870
Phone: (570) 372-4242
Email: mcelroyb@susqu.edu

Type of school? Private

How much is tuition?
Annual tuition: $35,860
Room and board: $9,600
Books and supplies: $850

What's the typical student profile?
Susquehanna University has a total enrollment of 2,255 undergraduate students. Of the student population 46 percent are male and 54 percent are female. Out of state student comprise 46 percent of all students.

What type of test scores do I need?
Range for SAT Critical Reading: 500-610
Range for SAT Math: 520-610
Range for SAT Writing: 500-600
Range for ACT Composite: 22-26
Average High School GPA: 3.39

Regular application deadline: March 1

Career and placement
Susquehanna University's Center for Career Services takes a hands-on approach to career development. Mentoring and advising is offered during all four years of study for undergraduate students. The Center for Career Services holds mock interviews where students dress to impress and learn how to articulate during conversations with potential employers. Advisors provide feedback to students on their strengths and weaknesses and help them explore options to improve their interview  strategies. Career assessments, alumni mentoring, and a helpful email communications are some of the other perks of Susquehanna University's Center for Career Services.

All data is as of 2012.