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Geneva College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Geneva College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Geneva College Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Geneva College was awarded 9 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business, management and marketing.

Overall Quality

Geneva is ranked #748 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 123 colleges in Pennsylvania, Geneva is ranked at #67.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Geneva?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Geneva College is a competitive 69%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

Average Test Scores

About 83% of students accepted to Geneva submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 480 and 610. Math scores were between 490 and 610.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Geneva College  ( 480 to 610 )

SAT Math Scores for Geneva College  ( 490 to 610 )
Geneva received ACT scores from 34% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 20 and 26.

ACT Composite Scores for Geneva College  ( 20 to 26 )

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Geneva College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1, Geneva College is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Geneva College is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Geneva College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 80% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Geneva College enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  80 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Geneva for first-time, full-time students is 52%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  52 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Geneva College.

Good Overall Diversity at Geneva

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,376 undergraduates at Geneva with 1,180 being full-time and 196 being part-time.

Geneva Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

The overall diversity score for Geneva is 66.41 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  66.41 out of 100
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How Much Does Geneva College Cost?

The overall average net price of Geneva is $19,782. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Geneva

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$14,889 $16,187 $17,816 $21,806 $23,430

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Geneva, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Geneva, approximately 79% of students took out student loans averaging $8,081 a year. That adds up to $32,324 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Geneva is 4.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Geneva Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Geneva make about $38,700 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Geneva College make the most money.

Location of Geneva College

Geneva College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. Beaver Falls is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

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Location of Geneva College

Contact details for Geneva are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3200 College Ave, Beaver Falls, PA 15010-3599
Phone: 724-846-5100

Geneva College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 55 majors graduated from Geneva College. Of these students, 392 received undergraduate degrees and 70 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
General Engineering 66 $50,800
Business Administration & Management 46 $35,900
Teacher Education Grade Specific 27 $32,600
Computer Information Systems 26 NA
Human Resource Management 19 NA
General Biology 15 NA
Accounting 14 NA
Communication & Media Studies 14 $28,800
General Psychology 14 $21,500
Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries 12 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Geneva College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Geneva

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 232 students took at least one online class at Geneva College. This is a decrease from the 266 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 232 174
2016-2017 266 204
2015-2016 231 168
2014-2015 118 96
2013-2014 35 13

Learn more about online learning at Geneva College.

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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