#24 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

Juniata College

Huntingdon, Pennsylvania

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Juniata College overview
Location Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
Online juniata.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
Juniata College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Founded in 1876, Juniata College is a private liberal arts college located in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, approximately 120 miles west of the state capital, Harrisburg. The college is set in a rural backdrop, offering a scenic campus known for its expansive green spaces and presence of traditional collegiate Gothic architecture. Juniata College provides a personalized educational experience, with a focus on strong undergraduate research programs and experiential learning. The institution is recognized for popular majors in areas such as biology, environmental science, and integrated media arts. Housing is available on campus, with a range of options for students to live within the college's residential community. Juniata maintains a holistic and selective admissions process, seeking students who show strong academic potential and fit with the college's community-centered ethos. While not nationally renowned for athletics, the college fields a variety of sports teams, known as the Juniata Eagles, competing in the NCAA Division III Landmark Conference.

In the most recent statistical year 2,563 prospective students applied, and 1,952 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 296 enrolled in the school.  1,156 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 56 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $53,256 plus fees of $1,080. Juniata College is ranked 282 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












Juniata College is rated within the top 35% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

Juniata College overview
SAT 1120/1340
ACT 26/30
GPA 3.81

Applications Accepted

Juniata College overview
Applications Due Mar 15, 2024
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Juniata College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$0
Other Fees$1,080
Room and Board $13,050
Budget for Other Expenses$1,250
Total One Year Cost$68,636

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$53,100 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

76% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Juniata College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 21%
Biology 14%
Psychology 8%
Social Sciences 7%
Education 7%

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