Juniata College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$53,256
6.3% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$29,926
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.915%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
76.2%
2,563 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,212
95.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
70.6%
278 Graduates

About

Juniata College is a higher education institution located in Huntingdon County, PA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Juniata College were General Biological Sciences (52 degrees awarded), Teacher Education (23 degrees), and General Psychology (14 degrees).

In 2022, 331 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Juniata College. 58.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (255 degrees), 14.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (18 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Juniata College is $53,256, which is $24,926 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Juniata College is $53,256, which is $24,926 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $29,926.

In 2022, 95% of undergraduate students attending Juniata College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 66% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$53,256
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Juniata College was $53,256. The cost of tuition at Juniata College is $24,926 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$29,926
2022 Value
13%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Juniata College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $29,926. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Juniata College grew by 13%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,050
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Juniata College was of $13,050 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

95%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
66%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

95% of undergraduate students at Juniata College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 5% with respect to 2021, when 100% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.915%
2019 Default Rate
3
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Juniata College was 0.915%, which represents 3 out of the 328 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Juniata College received 2,563 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 6.9% annual growth. Out of those 2,563 applicants, 1,952 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 76.2% acceptance rate.

There were 1,212 students enrolled at Juniata College in 2022. 27% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Juniata College has an overall enrollment yield of 15.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

76.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,952
Accepted Out of 2,563

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Juniata College was 76.2% (1,952 admissions from 2,563 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 74.4%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 6.9%, while admissions declined by −4.73%..

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SAT Scores

27%
Submission Percentage (2022)
81
Scores Submitted (2022)

27% of enrolled first-time students at Juniata College in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Juniata College had a total enrollment of 1,212 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Juniata College is 1,156 students and the part-time enrollment is 56. This means that 95.4% of students enrolled at Juniata College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Juniata College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 69.1% White, 8% Hispanic or Latino, 4.29% Black or African American, 3.63% Two or More Races, 2.48% Asian, and 0.0825% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Juniata College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (37.5%), followed by White Male (32.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.46%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (41.7%), followed by White Female (25%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (8.33%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

95.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Juniata College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,212 students. The full-time enrollment at Juniata College is 1,156 and the part-time enrollment is 56. This means that 95.4% of students enrolled at Juniata College are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

81%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Juniata College was 81%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Juniata College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    837 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    97 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    52 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Juniata College is 69.1% White, 8% Hispanic or Latino, 4.29% Black or African American, 3.63% Two or More Races, 2.48% Asian, and 0.0825% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 24 students (1.98%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 55 more women than men received degrees from Juniata College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Juniata College is white (255 degrees awarded). There were 14.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (18 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Juniata College is General Biological Sciences (52 degrees awarded), followed by Teacher Education (23 degrees) and General Psychology (14 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Juniata College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Physical Sciences (20 degrees awarded), Biology (70 degrees), and English (10 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Juniata College are Physicians (496,917 people), Postsecondary teachers (301,122 people), Other managers (270,875 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (236,019 people), and Secondary school teachers (190,631 people).

The most specialized majors at Juniata College in 2022 are Physical Sciences (20 degrees awarded), Biology (70 degrees), English (10 degrees), Math & Statistics (8 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (17 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Juniata College are Surgeons, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Nurse anesthetists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Juniata College are Physical Sciences (20 degrees awarded), Biology (70 degrees), English (10 degrees), Math & Statistics (8 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (17 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Juniata College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (627,711 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (611,264 people), Elementary & secondary schools (584,388 people), Computer Systems Design (256,048 people), and Offices of physicians (252,288 people).

The most specialized majors at Juniata College are Physical Sciences (20 degrees awarded), Biology (70 degrees), English (10 degrees), Math & Statistics (8 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (17 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Juniata College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 52 degrees awarded
  2. 23 degrees awarded
  3. 14 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Juniata College was General Biological Sciences with 52 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

138
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
193
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 138 degrees were awarded to men at Juniata College, which is 0.715 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (193).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 11 degrees were awarded to men at Juniata College in General Biological Sciences, which is 0.268 times less than the 41 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 41 degrees were awarded to men at Juniata College in General Biological Sciences, which is 3.73 times more than the 11 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

70%
100% Completion Time
74%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 70% of students graduating from Juniata College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 74% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 75% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (90%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Juniata College is Male and Hispanic or Latino (90% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.8% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    255 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    18 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Juniata College is white (255 degrees awarded). There were 14.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (18 degrees).

2.42% of degree recipients (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    147 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    108 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Juniata College is white female (147 degrees awarded). There were 1.36 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (108 degrees).

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Operations

Juniata College has an endowment valued at nearly $123M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−4.12%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Juniata College had a total salary expenditure of 54.9M. Juniata College employs 46 Professors, 22 Assistant professors and 19 Associate professors. Most academics at Juniata College are Male Professor (31), Female Professor (15), and Female Assistant professor (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Juniata College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 51 employees, Service, with 39 employees, and Management with 34 employees.

Endowment

$123M
2022 Endowment
10.1%
decline from 2021

Juniata College has an endowment valued at about $123M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Juniata College declined 10.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $73.6M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $4.59M - Federal
  2. $461k - State
  3. $124k - Local

As of 2022, Juniata College received $4.59M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $461k from state grants and contracts, and $124k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$21M
2022 Salaries
1.91%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Juniata College paid a median of $21M in salaries, which represents 38.3% of their overall expenditure ($54.9M) and a 1.91% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.28M
Instructional Salaries
94
Number of Employees

In 2022, Juniata College paid a total of $7.28M to 94 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
46 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
51 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Juniata College were Professor with 46 employees, Assistant professor with 22 employees, and Associate professor with 19 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Juniata College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 51 employees, Service with 39 employees, and Management with 34 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Juniata College was Male Professor with 31 employees, Female Professor with 15 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 12 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Juniata College.

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