Geneva College

3200 College Ave, Beaver Falls, United States
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Overview of Geneva College

About this school

Geneva, founded in 1848, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 55-acre campus is located in a residential area of Beaver Falls, 45 miles northwest of Pittsburgh.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,418
    • Men:713 Men (50.3%)
    • Women:705 Women (49.7%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Geneva 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
2
-
Science
1
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
4
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
March 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
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
3200 College Avenue
City, State, Zip
Beaver Falls, PA 15010-3599
Phone
(724) 847-6500
Fax
(724) 847-6687
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$40
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 3 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not 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
2 recommended for all freshmen
Other
1 unit of chemistry and physics and 4 units of college-prep mathematics (including trigonometry and pre-calculus) for engineering recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not 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
69% of 1,691 applicants were admitted
Women
70% of 710 applicants were admitted
Men
68% of 981 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
354 (30%) of 1,167 admitted students enrolled
Women
155 (31%) of 496 admitted students enrolled
Men
199 (30%) of 671 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.54
375 And Above
48%
3.50 - 3.74
17%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
10%
2.50 - 2.99
9%
2.00 - 2.49
3%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
547 average |490-610 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
5%
• Score 600 - 700
24%
• Score 500 - 600
45%
• Score 400 - 500
23%
• Score 300 - 400
4%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
5%
• Score 600 - 700
24%
• Score 500 - 600
41%
• Score 400 - 500
26%
• Score 300 - 400
3%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average |20-26 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
7%
• Score 24 - 29
39%
• Score 18 - 23
42%
• Score 12 - 17
12%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $26,980 (68.2%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,170 (25.71%)
  • Other Expenses: - $900 (2.28%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,510 (3.82%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Geneva College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


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

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003267
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
310 (95.1%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
277 (89.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
277 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
56 (20.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
75%
Average Award
$20,435
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 277 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $16,442
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 228 (82.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,875
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 39 (14.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
46 (14.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,466

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,037 (89.9%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
943 (90.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
942 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
219 (23.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
80%
Average Award
$20,943
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 941 (99.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $16,549
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 779 (82.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,334
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 136 (14.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
195 (16.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,965

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
80%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$35,440
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
10.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

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
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Religious Affiliation

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$765

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


68

Part-Time Faculty


141

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


27%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 35% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 32% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 19% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 7% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 3% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% 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: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 51% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 48% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# 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
152,551
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
150
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


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

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


79.6%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


61.4%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


68.2%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


69.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (35)


  • Accounting
  • Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biopsychology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Communication, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • History, General
  • Human Services, General
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music Management
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Sociology
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Writing, General
  • Youth Ministry

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


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

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Engineering, Public administration and social services

Online Degrees


Divinity with Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (15)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cardiovascular Sciences
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Finance and Banking
  • Higher Education
  • Marketing
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Organizational Management
  • Psychology--General
  • Reading Education
  • Special Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


8,785

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Pittsburgh

Campus Size


55 acres

Weather


Temperature
18.5 average low in January, 78.9 average high in September
Rain
159 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
40 mile(s) from campus in Pittsburgh
Nearest Train Station
40 mile(s) from campus in Pittsburgh

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing

Students of College Housing


68% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


32%

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, National Christian College Athletic Association
Mascot
Golden Tornadoes
School Colors
Gold and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


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

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Geneva College offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, student newspaper, marching band, genevans choir, intramural sports, ministry groups, discipleship groups

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,248

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,418
Women
705
Men
713

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.1% Asian
  • 8.3% Black/African-American
  • 1.2% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 83.1% White
  • 2.9% Unknown

International Students


2.1% from 9 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


181

Student Resources

Study resources