Juniata College

Juniata College

Juniata College is a private, coeducational, liberal arts college and is located in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States. It was founded in 1876 by the Church of the Brethren. It was coeducational right from the first day of its existence. The campus of the college spreads across 800 acres of rural land. The college is well known for the courses in natural sciences, social sciences and humanities that it offers.

The athletics teams of the college are known as the Eagles. The official mascot of the college is the Eagle. The students take part in softball, baseball, tennis, field hockey, volleyball, track and field, football, soccer, basketball and swimming. The college also has a dedicated cheerleading squad.

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Juniata College
1700 Moore St
Huntingdon , PA 16652-2196
General Phone: (814) 641-3000

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Juniata Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Science83biology, biochemistry, natural sciences, physical sciences, chemistry, geology, physics
Liberal Arts79foreign language and literature, Russian language, German language, French language, Spanish language, English, liberal arts and sciences, humanities, peace and conflict resolution, ...
Business and Management49business, business management, accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, human resources, international business, CIO training, marketing ...
Education and Teaching21education, early childhood special ed, special education, elementary school teaching, early childhood education, English teaching, math teaching, science teaching, social studies teaching, ...
Conservation and Resource Management20environmental studies, environmental science, wildlife management
Media17communication studies, digital communications, health communication
Therapy and Counseling16psychology
Computer Science and Engineering14computer and info science, information technology
Security and Law Enforcement10criminology
Family and Social Work4social work
Drama and Performing Arts3drama, theatre arts management
Engineering2engineering, engineering physics
Fine Arts2fine arts, art history and criticism
Religion and Philosophy1philosophy, religion, philosophy and religious studies

Number of programs and degrees for Juniata in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree32869

Juniata Student Body

In 2007-2008, Juniata had a total enrollment of 1,506 students (1,466 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 44%
Women 56%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 88%
Black 1%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 3%
(Foreign Students) 6%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 43%
20-21 43%
22-24 6%
25-29 2%
30-34 1%
35-39 0%
40-49 1%
50-64 0%
65+ 0%

Juniata Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 84 %
Part-Time 100 %

Juniata Room and Board (2007)

Juniata offers campus housing for 1,208 of its 1,466 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 21 meals per week.

Juniata Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal545650
SAT Math550640

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT93%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT14%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Juniata Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 30,280
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 30,280
Room and board $ 8,420
Room charge $ 4,420
Board (meal plan) charge $ 4,000
Books and supplies $ 600
Other expenses $ 1,250

Financial Aid:
Juniata participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 327900)

Juniata Faculty

Juniata has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1216
Non-tenured and not on tenure track42

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year28$82,02812$80,690
Associate professoracademic year23$60,3696$59,977
Assistant professoracademic year10$50,89114$51,155
Instructoracademic year2*3$39,373
All faculty totalacademic year63$67,79935$61,784

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

Juniata Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Centennial Conference

Juniata Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Finance, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Information Resources Management/CIO Training
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Technology

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management

Education And Teaching
Biology Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Education/Teaching Individuals - Early Childhood Spec Ed Pgms
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Physics Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, Other
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Subject Areas, Other

Engineering Physics
Engineering, General

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Fine Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
International Relations and Affairs
International/Global Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Museology/Museum Studies
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
Political Science and Government, General
Russian Language and Literature
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Health Communication

Religion And Philosophy
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
Religion/Religious Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Natural Sciences
Physical Sciences
Physics, General

Security And Law Enforcement

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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