Juniata College Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Science Center, Juniata College
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Juniata College Admissions Overview:

Juniata College admits around three-quarters of those who apply each year, making it largely open to applicants. Students interested in applying should check out the school's website for complete instructions. The Common Application is accepted, saving students time and energy when applying. Additional materials include scores from the SAT or ACT, high school transcripts, and letters of recommendation.

Admissions Data (2016):

Juniata College Description:

Named after the nearby Juniata River, Juniata College is a private liberal arts college located in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, a small town situated between Harrisburg and Pittsburgh. The 110-acre main campus is complimented by a 365-acre environmental studies field station and a 315-acre nature preserve. The school has a 13 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an impressive average class size of 14. Juniata does not have traditional majors, but "programs of emphasis." 30% of students design their own program, although biology is the most popular area of study at the college. In athletics, the Juniata Eagles compete mostly in the NCAA Division III Landmark Conference. Football competes in the Centennial Conference. Popular sports include basketball, volleyball, track and field, soccer, and softball.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,573 (1,568 undergraduate)
  • Gender Breakdown: 44% Male / 56% Female
  • 96% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

Juniata College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 99%
    • Loans: 71%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $25,214
    • Loans: $9,953

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Biology, Business, Communication Studies, Environmental Science, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Psychology

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 85%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 72%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 76%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Football, Tennis, Soccer, Basketball, Baseball, Track and Field, Cross Country, Volleyball
  • Women's Sports: Field Hockey, Basketball, Swimming, Track and Field, Tennis, Volleyball, Cross Country, Softball

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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