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.

Website: www.juniata.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,485
Undergraduate
Students
(55.6%) 825 Women
(44.4%) 660 Men
10
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
71% of 2,289 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
March 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.72
SAT Math
590 average
540-640 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
597 average
540-650 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22-29 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$60,368
Tuition and Fees
$45,597
Room and Board
$12,521
Average Percent of Need Met
84%
Average Freshman Award
$37,720
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$38,478
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
118
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
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Campus Life

Huntingdon Population
7,073
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
82% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Eagles
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

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
First-Year Students Returning
81.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
80.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
68%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
40.0%
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

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

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3  
Science 3  
Foreign Language    
Social Studies 1  
History 3  
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Recommended January 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
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

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
1700 Moore Street
City, State, Zip
Huntingdon, PA 16652-2119
Phone
(814) 641-3420
Fax
(814) 641-3100
E-mail
admissions@juniata.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson 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
Available

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


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


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
372 (23%) of 1,620 admitted students enrolled
Women
203 (23%) of 870 admitted students enrolled
Men
169 (23%) of 750 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
69% of 94 applicants were admitted
Early Action Admission Rate
Not reported
Students Offered Wait List
10
Students Accepting Wait List Position
10
Students Admitted From Wait List
0

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.72
3.75 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 Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

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

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

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

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 31%
Top quarter: 64%
Top half: 91%
National Merit Scholar
1%
Valedictorian
2%
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$60,368
Tuition and Fees
$45,597
Room and Board
$12,521
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$1,250
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003279
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

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 Who Took Out Loans
70%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$38,478
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships 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 Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Siblings of Current Students
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$480
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • 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
Biological/life sciences, Business/marketing, Natural resources/environmental science
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Engineering, nursing
Special Programs
Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and 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
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

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
170,241
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 Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Accounting

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Huntingdon Population
7,073
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
110 acres

Weather

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

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
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 in College Housing
82% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through senior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
18%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
fire safety training, adopt-an-officer program, security Website, weather/terror alerts, travel forecast, crime statistics

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

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

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Field Hockey x      
Football     x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Swimming And Diving x      
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x   x  
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Field Hockey x  
Football    
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Field Hockey    
Football x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Swimming And Diving    
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Women's Club Sports
rugby, ultimate Frisbee
Men's Club Sports
rugby, ultimate Frisbee

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, racquetball, soccer, swimming and diving

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
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


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
1,485
Women
825 (55.6%)
Men
660 (44.4%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
1,400
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
All Graduate Students
10

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
81.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
80.2%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
82.6%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
84.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
68%
Average Starting Salary
68%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
40.0%
Disciplines Pursued
Business 4%
Law 2%
Arts and Sciences 17%
Medicine 3%
Veterinary Medicine 1%
Education 1%
Other 2%

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