Geneva College

Geneva College

Geneva College, established in 1848, is a private college of liberal arts located in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. The campus of the college is spread across an area of more than 50 acres. Geneva College offers various undergraduate degrees in the fields of elementary education, engineering, and business, among others. Master's degrees in business administration, science in organizational leadership, and education are also available.

Geneva College competes in the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III. The sports teams of the institute are known as the Golden Tornadoes. They participate in baseball, basketball, cross country, football, and volleyball.

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Contacting Geneva College

Geneva College
3200 College Ave
Beaver Falls , PA 15010-3599
General Phone: (724) 846-5100

Geneva College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management213business management, accounting, human resources, organizational behavior
Education and Teaching85education, higher education administration, special ed, elementary school teaching, math teaching, music teaching, reading teaching
Religion and Philosophy63philosophy, bible studies, theology and religious vocations
Family and Social Work46social work
Liberal Arts46Spanish language, Classical languages and literature, foreign languages and literature, English, English composition, speech and rhetoric, liberal arts and humanities, political science, sociology, ...
Therapy and Counseling38psychology, counseling psychology
Engineering25engineering, chemical engineering
Science23biology, biological and biomedical sciences, chemistry, physics
Media23communication studies, radio and TV tech
Medical Support and Technology7speech pathology
Computer Science and Engineering3computer and info science
Mathematics2applied mathematics
Music2music, music performance, various music studies
Transportation0aviation operations

Number of programs and degrees for Geneva College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree42439
Master's degree1416
Associate's degree113

Geneva College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Geneva College had a total enrollment of 1,891 students (2,113 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 50%
Women 50%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 78%
Graduate 22%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
(Foreign Students) 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 30%
20-21 31%
22-24 11%
25-29 6%
30-34 4%
35-39 3%
40-49 8%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

Geneva College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 76 %
Part-Time 100 %

Geneva College Room and Board (2007)

Geneva College offers campus housing for 959 of its 2,113 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Pennsylvania Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Geneva College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal470600
SAT Math460590
ACT Verbal2025
ACT Math1726
ACT Composite2025

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT91%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT8%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Geneva College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 20,400
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 20,400
Room and board $ 7,450
Books and supplies $ 900
Other expenses $ 1,150

Financial Aid:
Geneva College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 326700)

Geneva College Faculty

Geneva College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track149
Non-tenured and not on tenure track46

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year22$62,0595$58,803
Associate professoracademic year20$56,30911$52,876
Assistant professoracademic year10$48,68211$45,201
Instructoracademic year1*1*
All faculty totalacademic year53$56,91228$50,407

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Geneva College Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Presidents' Athletic Conference
Basketball Presidents' Athletic Conference
Baseball Presidents' Athletic Conference
Track Presidents' Athletic Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports184765

Geneva College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Organizational Behavior Studies

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Education And Teaching
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General

Chemical Engineering
Engineering, General

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Liberal Arts
Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, Other
English Composition
English Language and Literature, General
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech and Rhetorical Studies

Applied Mathematics

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist

Music Performance, General
Music, General
Music, Other

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other

Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Physics, General

Therapy And Counseling
Counseling Psychology
Psychology, General

Aviation/Airway Management and Operations

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