Juniata College

1700 Moore St, Huntingdon, United States
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Overview of Juniata College

About this school

Juniata, founded in 1876, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 110-acre campus, 350-acre nature preserve, and 665-acre environmental studies field are located in Huntingdon.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,485
    • Men:660 (44.4%)
    • Women:825 (55.6%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Juniata College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
1
-
History
3
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Recommended
January 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1700 Moore Street
City, State, Zip
Huntingdon, PA  16652-2119
Phone
(814) 641-3420
Fax
(814) 641-3100
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
March 15
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
February 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 15
Early Decision Notification
December 23, Rolling
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
January 5
Early Action Notification
Not reported

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
71% of 2,289 applicants were admitted
Women
75% of 1,164 applicants were admitted
Men
67% of 1,125 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
372 (23%) of 1,620 admitted students enrolled
Women
203 (23%) of 870 admitted students enrolled
Men
169 (23%) of 750 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.72
375 And Above
50%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
8%
2.50 - 2.99
5%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
590 average |540-640 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
8%
• Score 600 - 700
41%
• Score 500 - 600
45%
• Score 400 - 500
6%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
597 average |540-650 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
9%
• Score 600 - 700
40%
• Score 500 - 600
44%
• Score 400 - 500
7%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
22-29 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
19%
• Score 24 - 29
48%
• Score 18 - 23
30%
• Score 12 - 17
3%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $45,597 (75.53173866949378%)
  • Room & Board: - $12,521 (20.741121123774185%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,000 (1.6565067585475748%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,250 (2.0706334481844686%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Juniata College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003279
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
312 (87.2%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
275 (88.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
269 (97.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
42 (15.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
84%
Average Award
$37,720
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 269 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $32,238
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 237 (88.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,221
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 269 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
75 (20.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $24,402

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,137 (81.8%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,041 (91.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,024 (98.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
177 (17.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
83%
Average Award
$36,787
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,024 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $30,389
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 905 (88.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,272
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,024 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
327 (23.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $22,987

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
70%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$38,478
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Siblings of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$480

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


118

Part-Time Faculty


38

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


70%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 20% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 50% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 20% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 5% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 15% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 51% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 24% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 8% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
170,241

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
150
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Juniata College provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


81.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


80.2%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


82.6%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


84.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (70)


  • Accounting
  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Directing and Theatrical Production
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language Teacher Education
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Communication
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Information Resources Management
  • Information Technology
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • International/Global Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Museology/Museum Studies
  • Natural Resource Economics
  • Natural Sciences
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
  • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Biological/life sciences, Business/marketing, Natural resources/environmental science

Online Degrees


Engineering, nursing

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Accounting

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Accounting

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    7,073

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    110 acres

    Environment


    Small town/city

    Campus Size


    Weather


    Temperature
    21.2 average low in January, 81.2 average high in September
    Rain
    114 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Airport
    32 mile(s) from campus in State College
    Nearest Bus Station
    30 mile(s) from campus in State College
    Nearest Train Station
    2 mile(s) from campus in Huntingdon

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Women only housing, coed housing

    Students of College Housing


    82% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Students required to live on campus through senior year

    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    18%

    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Not offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    NCAA Division III
    Mascot
    Eagles
    School Colors
    Blue and gold

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Field Hockey
    Football
    Soccer
    Softball
    Swimming And Diving
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Field Hockey
    Football
    Soccer
    Softball
    Swimming And Diving
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    basketball, racquetball, soccer, swimming and diving

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Juniata College offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student government association, juniata activities board (jab), habitat for humanity, national society of leadership and success

    Sororities


    Fraternities


    ROTC


    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    1,400

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    1,485
    Women
    825
    Men
    660

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 3.7% Asian
    • 5.7% Black/African-American
    • 3.1% Hispanic/Latino
    • 2.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 81.8% White
    • 3.0% Unknown

    International Students


    9.5% from 35 countries

    Average Age


    20

    Number of Graduate Students


    10

    Student Resources

    Study resources