Susquehanna University

Year of foundation: 1858
Approx. number of students: 2,200
Period of study: End August-Mid December; Mid January-Early May
MCI partner since: 2014

The City

Selinsgrove is located in Pennsylvania. It has approx. 5,400 inhabitants. The largest local employers are housing related manufacturers and educational institutions including the public schools and Susquehanna University.
On April 30, 1988 the world's longest banana split was created in Selinsgrove. It was 7.32 kilometres long

The University

Susquehanna University is a four-year, co-educational, private liberal arts university. The University is situated in the Susquehanna Valley approximately 80 km north of Pennsylvania's state capital, Harrisburg.

The academic programs fall into either the School of Arts and Sciences or the AACSB International accredited Sigmund Weis School of Business. Susquehanna University enrolls more than 2,200 undergraduate students from 35 states and 17 countries, and maintains a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1. A large majority of students live on campus all four years and as of 2012, all students participate in a cross-cultural study away or service learning experience known as the GO Program.