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Juniata College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Juniata College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Juniata College Ranked?

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2020 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Juniata College was awarded 16 badges in the 2020 rankings.

Overall Quality

Juniata is ranked #222 out of 1,727 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2020 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Juniata held the #247 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Juniata is also ranked #24 out of 123 schools in Pennsylvania.

See all of the rankings for Juniata College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Juniata?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Juniata College is 71%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that Juniata is a good fit for you.

Learn more about Juniata College admissions.

Juniata College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Juniata, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 12 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Juniata College is 70%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  70 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Juniata College

Freshmen Retention Rate

Juniata College has a freshmen retention rate of 81%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  81 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Juniata for first-time, full-time students is 67%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  67 out of 100

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

Good Overall Diversity at Juniata

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,485 undergraduates at Juniata with 1,400 being full-time and 85 being part-time.

Juniata 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 Juniata is 61.98 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  61.98 out of 100
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How Much Does Juniata College Cost?

The overall average net price of Juniata is $24,795. 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 Juniata

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$18,428 $19,933 $21,254 $25,445 $30,455

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 Juniata, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Juniata, approximately 73% of students took out student loans averaging $9,601 a year. That adds up to $38,404 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Juniata is 1.6%. 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 Juniata Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Juniata with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $49,200 in their early years. That's great news for Juniata students since it is 21% more than the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year.


See which majors at Juniata College make the most money.

Location of Juniata College

Juniata College is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Huntingdon draws many to the area.

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Location of Juniata College

Contact details for Juniata are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1700 Moore St, Huntingdon, PA 16652-2196
Phone: 814-641-3000

Juniata College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 50 majors graduated from Juniata College. Of these students, 376 received undergraduate degrees and 8 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 Biology 71 $22,700
Natural Resources Conservation 23 $25,300
General Business/Commerce 19 NA
General Psychology 16 NA
Natural Resources Conservation (Other) 14 NA
Teacher Education Subject Specific 12 NA
Accounting 11 NA
Marketing 11 NA
Computer Information Systems 11 NA
Communication & Media Studies 11 $28,000

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

Online Learning at Juniata

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 7 students took at least one online class at Juniata College. This is an increase from the 1 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 7 0
2016-2017 1 1
2015-2016 17 2
2014-2015 15 6
2013-2014 9 9

Learn more about online learning at Juniata College.

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