Juniata College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$43,050
4.01% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$26,152
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
4.22%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
70.8%
2,289 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
1,495
94.2% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
83.7%
304 Graduates

About

Juniata College is a higher education institution located in Huntingdon County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Juniata College were General Biological Sciences (48 degrees awarded), General Psychology (23 degrees), and General Business (23 degrees).

In 2017, 361 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Juniata College. 59% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (233 degrees), 4.66 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (50 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Juniata College is $43,050, which is $17,856 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Juniata College is $43,050, which is $17,856 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,152.

In 2017, 100% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 63% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$43,050
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Juniata College was $43,050. The cost of tuition at Juniata College is $17,856 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$26,152
2017 Value
7.07%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Juniata College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,152. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Juniata College grew by 7.07%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,590
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Juniata College was of $11,590 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 4.04% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 66.7% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

100%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
63%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

100% of undergraduate students at Juniata College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 8.7% with respect to 2016, when 92% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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4.22%
2016 Default Rate
14
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Juniata College was 4.22%, which represents 14 out of the 332 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Juniata College received 2,289 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 4.07% annual decline. Out of those 2,289 applicants, 1,620 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 70.8% acceptance rate.

There were 1,495 students enrolled at Juniata College in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Juniata College has an overall enrollment yield of 21%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

70.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
1,620
Accepted Out of 2,289

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Juniata College was 70.8% (1,620 admissions from 2,289 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 74.6%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -4.07%, while admissions declined by -8.99%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Juniata College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Juniata College has a total enrollment of 1,495 students. The full-time enrollment at Juniata College is 1,408 students and the part-time enrollment is 87. This means that 94.2% of students enrolled at Juniata College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Juniata College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 74% White, 5.08% Hispanic or Latino, 3.34% Asian, 2.81% Black or African American, 2.34% Two or More Races, 0.0669% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Juniata College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (41.4%), followed by White Male (32.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (2.71%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (37.5%), followed by White Female (25%) and Asian Male (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

94.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Juniata College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,495 students. The full-time enrollment at Juniata College is 1,408 and the part-time enrollment is 87. This means that 94.2% of students enrolled at Juniata College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

81%
2017 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 (73%), Juniata College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,107
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    76
  3. Asian
    50

The enrolled student population at Juniata College is 74% White, 5.08% Hispanic or Latino, 3.34% Asian, 2.81% Black or African American, 2.34% Two or More Races, 0.0669% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 43 students (2.88%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 65 more women than men received degrees from Juniata College. The majority of degree recipients at Juniata College are white (233 degrees awarded). There were 4.66 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (50 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Juniata College is General Biological Sciences (48 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (23 degrees) and General Business (23 degrees).

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 Natural Resources & Conservation (37 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (16 degrees), and Physical Sciences (20 degrees).

Workforce

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 (478,616 people), Postsecondary teachers (220,132 people), Other managers (199,876 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (191,195 people), and Other Physical Scientists (139,290 people).

The most specialized majors at Juniata College are Natural Resources & Conservation (37 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (16 degrees), Physical Sciences (20 degrees), Biology (57 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (21 degrees).

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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, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at Juniata College are Natural Resources & Conservation (37 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (16 degrees), Physical Sciences (20 degrees), Biology (57 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (21 degrees).

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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 (583,299 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (461,998 people), Elementary & secondary schools (358,206 people), Offices of physicians (226,552 people), and Scientific research & development services (179,343 people).

The most specialized majors at Juniata College are Natural Resources & Conservation (37 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (16 degrees), Physical Sciences (20 degrees), Biology (57 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (21 degrees).

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Degrees

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
  1. 48 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 23 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 23 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Juniata College was General Biological Sciences with 48 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 148
  2. 213

In 2017, 148 degrees were awarded to men at Juniata College, which is 0.695 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (213).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 18 degrees were awarded to men at Juniata College in General Biological Sciences, which is 0.6 times less than the 30 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 30 degrees were awarded to women at Juniata College in General Biological Sciences, which is 1.67 times more than the 18 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

67%
100% Completion Time
73%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 67% of students graduating from Juniata College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 73% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 74% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Juniata College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 4.28% of graduates (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    233 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    50 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Juniata College is white (233 degrees awarded). There were 4.66 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (50 degrees).

13.9% of degree recipients (50 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    137 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    96 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Juniata College is white female (137 degrees awarded). There were 1.43 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (96 degrees).

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Operations

Juniata College has an endowment valued at nearly $116M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $12.5M (10.8%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Juniata College had a total salary expenditure of $55.8M. Juniata College employs 53 Professors, 26 Assistant professors, and 24 Associate professors. Most academics at Juniata College are Male Professors (35), Female Professors(18), and Female Assistant professors (16).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Juniata College are: Management, with 54 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 45 employees, and Service with 42 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$116M
2017 Endowment
7.66%
growth from 2016

Juniata College has an endowment valued at about $116M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Juniata College grew 7.66% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $78.7M 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. $583k - Federal
  2. $502k - State
  3. $234k - Local

As of 2017, Juniata College received $583k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $502k from state grants and contracts, and $234k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$23.6M
2017 Salaries
4%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Juniata College paid a median of $23.6M in salaries, which represents 42.3% of their overall expenditure ($55.8M) and a 4% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.646% decline from 2015 and a 8.44% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$8.22M
Instructional Salaries
113
Number of Employees

In 2017, Juniata College paid a total of $8.22M to 113 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.01M (34.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
53 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
54 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Juniata College were Professor with 53 employees; Assistant professor with 26 employees; and Assistant professor with 24 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Juniata College were Management with 54 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 45 employees; and Service with 42 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Juniata College was Male Professor with 35 employees, Female Professor with 18 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 16 employees.

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

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