1700 Moore Street

Huntingdon, PA 16652

General Information

Type: Private institution
Year Founded: 1876
Religious Affilation: Church of the Brethren
Academic Calendar: Semester
Size of Undergraduate Student Body: 1,449
Geographical Setting: Rural
Endowment: $58,202,010


Application Fee: $30
Application Deadline: March 1
Selectivity: More selective


Tuition and Fees: $27,540
Room/Board: $7,680

Student Services

Basic Services Offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance, other
Remedial Services Offered: study skills
Counseling Services Offered: minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, religious, other


Career Services Offered: on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

Students That Enter the Job Market…

Within 6 Months of Graduation: 64%
Within 1 Year of Graduation: N/A
Within 2 Years of Graduation: N/A
Firms that Hire Most Graduates: Fund for Public Interest Research; M&T Bank; Raytheon; Peace Corps; PPG;


Does the school have a library on campus? – Yes
Is it a member of a library consortia? – Yes
Number of books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents: 280,000
Number of current serial subscriptions: 1,000
Number of microforms: 400
Number of audiovisuals: 1,800
Number of ebooks: N/A
Other library facilities: Services include On-line Public Access Catalog, interlibrary loans, database searching. 14 commercial on-line searchable database services available. Collections include the Governor M.G.Brumbaugh Papers, the Abraham H. Cassel Collection, the Snow Hill Collection, the W.Emmert Swigart Collection, the Henry Shoemaker Papers, and the Mutual Benefit Collection. Students have access to the 21 libraries of our consortium of college libraries of cental Pennsylvania known as ACLCP.

Museums or other Special Academic Buildings on Campus: 365-acre Raystown Environmental Studies Field Station; 315-acre Nature Preserve & Peace Chapel; Early Childhood Education Center; Juniata College Museum of Art; Ceramics studio & Anagama kiln; Sports & Recreation Center including Strength & Fitness Center, Olympic-size pool, 2 gymnasiums, & racquetball/handball courts; 88,000 square-foot, 20 million, state-of-the-art von Liebig Center for Science; Paul Hickes Observatory;Halbritter Center for Performin Arts


Is a computer course required? – Yes
Is a computer required? – No
Number of available computers for all students: 340
Available internet access? – Yes
Available email accounts? – Yes
Computers available in: computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center

Number of available wired connections available in…

The Library (not including computer labs): N/A
Classrooms: N/A
Labs: N/A
Other areas: N/A

Is there a wireless network? – Yes
Where is wireless available? – in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
Wireless simultaneous connection capacity: N/A

Recommended operating system: Microsoft
Percentage of hosting units owned by college for internet access: 100%
Are students permitted to have webpages? – Yes
Is there online registration? – Yes


Campus Safety Services Offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks

Campus Life Overview

Percentage of undergrads that live in college-owned housing: 83%
Percentage of Male Undergrads Living in Fraternities: 0%
Percentage of Female Undergrads Living in Sororities: 0%
Percentage of students on campus on weekends: 75%

College Housing

Does the school offer students housing? – Yes
Percentage of students living in college-owned housing: 83%
Housing available for all unmarried students? – Yes
If on-campus housing is unavailable, does school provide assistance? – No
Available types of campus housing: coed dorms (61%), women’s dorms (12%), apartment for single students (27%), special housing for international students, other housing options

Percentage of college-owned housing units that are…

Singles: 2%
Doubles: 65%
Triples or Suites: 24%
Apartments: 6%
Other: 3%

Number of college-owned housing buildings: 15

Percentage of college-owned housing units that have…

A sprinkler system: 13%
Fire alarms: 100%
Wired high-speed internet access: 100%

Campus Size: 800 acres

Transportation (distances in miles)

Nearest airport(s): Harrisburg, PA (90), State College, PA (35)
Nearest train station: Huntingdon, PA (1)
Nearest bus station: State College (30)
Does public transportation serve campus? – Yes
Are all students allowed to have cars on campus? – Yes
Percentage of students with cars on campus: 44%

Student Employment

Is there school employment? – Yes
Percent of undergraduates that worked on campus in 2005-2006: – 54%
Average undergraduate wage: 626
Are freshmen discouraged from working their first term? – Yes

Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC)

Army ROTC: Not offered
Navy ROTC Not offered
Air Force ROTC: Not offered

Rules and Regulations

Is legal alcohol permitted on campus? – Yes
Other policies: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited


Most popular events: Mountain Day; Madrigal Dinner; SpringFest; All Class Night; Homecoming & Family Weekend; Major Concert; May Day Breakfast; Mr. Juniata Contest