Juniata College

Aerial view of the Juniata campus with fall foilage.

“Juniata is not on every high-school senior’s lips, but it deserves to be. It is an incubator of high achievers and producer of happy alumni, thanks to its clear mission to help its 1,600 undergraduates discover and sharpen their talents and raise their sights.”
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Juniata College
1700 Moore Street
Huntingdon, Pennsylvania 16652
814.641.3420 / 877.JUNIATA
⋅ 1,200 students
⋅ 45% men; 55% women
⋅ Students are from 35 states and 30 countries.
⋅ 75% of classes have fewer than 20 students
⋅ 11:1 student-to-faculty ratio
⋅ Comprehensive Fee: $72,680
⋅ 100% of students receive financial aid.
⋅ Merit scholarships range from $22,000 to $38,000.

Juniata students look at the gorgeous autumn leaves near campus

Musicians playing during a reception to celebrate the end of the BELIEVE Campaign. It was a seven year campaign and close to 129 million dollars was raised.

Football players and fans walking to Juniata College's Homecoming football game.

Juniata College students and professor in an outdoor classroom in the fall.

Students walking around a plaza.

  • Founded in 1876, Juniata is a four-year, independent, national liberal arts and sciences college.
  • Surrounded by stunning natural beauty, Juniata is a place where inquisitive, talented and hardworking students do the all-important work of becoming broadly educated, effective citizens of the world.
  • You can write your own academic program based on your interests, talents, and goals.
  • Our faculty will encourage you to consider new ideas and perspectives, to take risks, and to push yourself out of your comfort zone.
  • You’ll contribute to a close-knit community of students who support, celebrate, and enjoy one another.

Worth Noting
  • Many students design their own individualized Program of Emphasis (POE) with the help of two faculty advisors.
  • Around 50% of students can study abroad across six continents and 11% of the campus community consists international students.
  • Students at Juniata take advantage of many experiential learning opportunities, such as community-engaged learning, study abroad, internships, and research.
  • 96% of students are employed or in graduate/professional school within six months of graduation.
  • Juniata is consistently ranked as a top liberal arts college by US News and World Report and the Princeton Review, including ranking #6 in the country for Most Accessible Professors.

Faculty & Academics
  • 95% hold the highest degree in their field.
  • Over 65 areas of study, including 7 master’s degree and over 10 dual degree opportunities.
  • 11:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • 2 faculty advisors per student
  • The Juniata campus includes a 110-acre main campus, a 316-acre nature preserve, a 365-acre environmental field station at the nearby Raystown Lake, and a 420-acre former farm used for research.
  • Roughly half of Juniata students study abroad across six continents, with study abroad opportunities available in every academic program.

Areas of Study
For the most current listings, please check the college website.

Art History
Business Analytics
Business Informational Technology
Civil Engineering
Communication Advocacy
Communication & Conflict Resolution
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Data Science
Education: Early Childhood
Education: Early Childhood & Special Education
Education: Secondary Education
Engineering Physics
Environmental Economics
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Geology
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Exercise Science & Kinesiology
Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences
General Science
Healthcare Administration
Health Communication
Health Professions (Pre-Med, Pre-Vet, etc.)
History & Museum Studies
Human Resource Management
Information Technology
Integrated Media Arts
International Business
International Politics
International Studies
Legal Studies
Media Studies and Production
Museum Studies
Peace and Conflict Studies
Peace and Criminal Justice Studies
Professional Writing
Public Health
Social Work
Spanish/Hispanic Cultures
Strategic Communication
Studio Arts
Wildlife Conservation

Campus Life
  • The majority of students live on campus in 15 residence halls. Special interest living options include an international floor called “The Global Village,” and “The Eco House,” which is comprised of students who wish to lessen their impact on the environment.
  • On-campus housing is guaranteed all four years.
  • Over 85 student clubs and organizations. If Juniata doesn’t have it, you can create it!
  • 24 varsity athletic programs; Member of NCAA Division III, Continental Volleyball Conference (men’s volleyball), Landmark Conference (all other sports).

Varsity Sports

24 varsity athletic programs in NCAA Division III — Continental Volleyball Conference (men’s volleyball) and Landmark Conference (all other sports):

Baseball (M)
Basketball (M/W)
Cross Country (M/W)
Field Hockey (W)
Football (M)
Golf (M/W)
Lacrosse (M/W)
Outdoor/Indoor Track and Field (M/W)
Soccer (M/W)
Softball (W)
Swimming (M/W)
Tennis (M/W)
Volleyball (M/W)

Life After College
  • 96% of Juniata graduates are pursuing their career or in graduate school within six months of graduation.
  • Juniata College is regularly named a top producer of Fulbright Fellows, and students also often receive other esteemed fellowships, such as the Benjamin Gilman Scholarship, Goldwater Scholarships, and Andrew Mutch Scholarship of the St. Andrew’s Society.
  • With a 95% placement rate into health related professional schools and 100% placement rate for law school, Juniata students are extremely successful in postgraduate education.
  • Juniata professors, as well as the Office of Alumni Engagement and Career Development, remain committed to helping students reach their academic and professional goals throughout your time as a student and beyond.

Academic Profile of Entering Class
  • Average GPA: 3.7
  • Test optional.