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Juniata College - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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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 are 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.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,565 (1,558 undergraduate)
  • Gender Breakdown: 45% Male / 55% Female
  • 96% Full-time

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Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $35,780
  • Books: $600 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $9,800
  • Other Expenses: $1,250
  • Total Cost: $47,430

Juniata College Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 68%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $21,175
    • Loans: $7,246

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): 90%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 71%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 75%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Juniata College Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.juniata.edu/president/mission.html

"Juniata College is a community dedicated to providing the highest quality liberal education. The aim of that education is to awaken students to the empowering richness of the mind and to enable them to lead fulfilling and useful lives.

As a community, Juniata is especially concerned with the environment necessary to foster individual growth. It therefore values mutual support, the free exchange of diverse ideas, and the active pursuit of both cooperative and individual achievement. As a member of the international community, Juniata extends the student's academic experience into the world and encourages the free and open exchange of thought among peoples from distinct cultures and nations.

Individual growth first requires the development of basic intellectual skills: the ability to read with insight, to use language clearly and effectively, and to think analytically. A Juniata education helps students to understand the fundamental methods and purposes of academic inquiry and encourages them to achieve an informed appreciation of their cultural heritage. On this foundation, Juniata students are stimulated to exercise creativity and to develop those fundamental values-spiritual, moral and aesthetic-which give meaning and structure to life.

The qualities of mind and character nurtured within the Juniata community permit our students to realize their full potential as contributors to society, informed citizens, and caring and responsible adults."

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