97%

Acceptance Rate

$6,225

Avg.Financial Aid

003316

FAFSA Code

California University of Pennsylvania

  • Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

    Public

  • Acceptance Rate:

    N/A

  • Level

    4 Years

  • Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

    Not applicable

  • Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

    MSCHE

  • Website

    www.calu.edu
  • Student Population Number of Students attending College

    7,310

  • On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

    Yes

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Location & Contact

Email:

N/A

Fax:

Address

250 University Ave

Rankings

The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. The rankings of eductional institutions by Forbes and US News are considered a reliable source by applicants and experts. The ranking of a university is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success. However, California University of Pennsylvania doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications.

Admissions

  • Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

    22nd Aug

  • Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

    97%

  • SAT Range

    900 - 1100

  • SAT/ACT

    Neither required nor recommended

  • ACT Range

    17 - 23

  • High School GPA

    Required

  • Application Fee

    $25

  • Accept Common App

    None

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is fairly easy. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $35. The SAT score in the range of 910-1100 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. A candidate, in order to take admission to California University of Pennsylvania, must score 20 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 17 are also given admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 250 University Ave, California, Pennsylvania 15419-1394. They can also call them at (724) 938-4400.

Annual Cost to Attend

  • Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

    $18,780

  • Average Annual Cost

    $7,716

Additional Costs:

  • Books And Supplies

    $1,000

  • Other Fees

    $3,392

  • Room And Board The charges for an academic year for ooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

    $10,186

  • Budget For Other Expenses

    $4,350

Total One Year Cost

$26,644

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to CUP. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $29,831 per year. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

18:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

71%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

25%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$16

Faculty Overview

48%

Male Professors

52%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Most Popular Majors:

  • Business Administration, Management...

    196 Graduates

  • Registered Nursing, Administration,...

    183 Graduates

  • Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

    129 Graduates

  • Criminal Justice and Corrections

    128 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    64 Graduates

  • Psychology, General

    54 Graduates

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

    53 Graduates

  • Social Sciences, General

    46 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    64 Graduates

  • Psychology, General

    54 Graduates

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

    53 Graduates

  • Social Sciences, General

    46 Graduates

  • Communication Disorders Sciences an...

    43 Graduates

  • Systems Science and Theory

    35 Graduates

  • Biology, General

    33 Graduates

  • Communication and Media Studies

    33 Graduates

  • Computer and Information Sciences,...

    32 Graduates

  • Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Lan...

    30 Graduates

  • Design and Applied Arts

    28 Graduates

  • Social Work

    28 Graduates

  • Legal Research and Advanced Profess...

    27 Graduates

  • Natural Resources Conservation and...

    26 Graduates

  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

    24 Graduates

  • Geography and Cartography

    23 Graduates

  • Electromechanical Instrumentation a...

    22 Graduates

  • Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

    19 Graduates

  • Electrical Engineering Technologies...

    17 Graduates

  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

    17 Graduates

  • Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

    16 Graduates

  • Political Science and Government

    15 Graduates

  • History

    14 Graduates

  • Music

    14 Graduates

  • English Language and Literature, Ge...

    13 Graduates

  • Fine and Studio Arts

    12 Graduates

  • Mathematics

    12 Graduates

  • Computer Engineering Technologies/T...

    11 Graduates

  • Gerontology

    9 Graduates

  • Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automat...

    9 Graduates

  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facil...

    9 Graduates

  • Anthropology

    7 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    7 Graduates

  • Chemistry

    6 Graduates

  • Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

    6 Graduates

  • Industrial Production Technologies/...

    6 Graduates

  • Physics

    4 Graduates

  • Accounting and Related Services

    3 Graduates

  • Physical Sciences

    1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

5,172

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

40%

Full-time / Part-time

81% / 19%

Students Gender

Male

46%

US National: 44%

Female

54%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

White

76%

Unknown

2%

Black

13%

Hispanic

3%

Two or more races

4%

Non Resident alien

1%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska native

0%

Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

0%

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

5%

Out Of State

94%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$51,672 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

34%

Averege Housing Cost

$6,592/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,752/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,752/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Vulcans

School Colors

red and black

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

192

Total Female Athletes

99

Intramural Sports

9

Sports Club

30

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Security

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $10,186 per year. California University of Pennsylvania has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at CUP costs around $3,752 per year. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 45% male and 55% female students.

24-Hour Security Patrol

Campus Emergency Phones

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$32,300/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$41,600/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$13,924 - $30,992

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$145 - $322

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

90%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,225

Students Receiving Federal Grants

49%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,860

Students Receiving State Aid

51%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,926

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

59%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,922

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$9,125

$30K - $48K

$8,184

$48K - $75K

$6,198

$75K - $110K

$3,250

> $110K

$2,016

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$19,604,340

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,469,527

The financial aid department of California University of Pennsylvania helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at California University of Pennsylvania is around $3,412 and the federal grant is $5,087. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $3,026 as well as institutional aid worth $3,412. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at CUP based on students' financial needs add up to $19,604,340 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $2,469,527.

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