California University of Pennsylvania Rankings

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In the World#3137 of 14178
In North America#932 of 2629
In the United States#860 of 2528
In Pennsylvania#51 of 155
In California#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
97%
Average SAT
1005
Average ACT
20
Aid receiving
97%
Undergraduates
4,856
Graduates
1,986
Male:Female Ratio
41:59
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
calu.edu

California University of Pennsylvania Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate97%96%98%
Applicants3,1051,3241,781
Admissions3,0161,2771,739
Freshmen enrolled full time942432510
Freshmen enrolled part time24915

1,634 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,733 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
858 or 89%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 910
or below

75% of them
had 1100
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in California University of Pennsylvania are 910-1100 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
148 or 15%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 17
or below

75% of them
had 23
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in California University of Pennsylvania are 17-23 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Considered but not required
Recommendations Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White5242 (77%)
Black or African American714 (10%)
Hispanic273 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown249 (4%)
Two or more races224 (3%)
Asian85 (1%)
Nonresident Alien43 (0.6%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander5 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native4 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,232
Students receiving aid
97%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$7,716$9,288
Tuition in-state$7,716$9,288
Tuition out-of-state$11,574$13,932
Fee in-district$3,392$3,631
Fee in-state$3,392$3,631
Fee out-of-state$4,152$4,576

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,248
Combined charge for room and board$10,344
Room charge$6,592
Meal charge$3,752

California University of Pennsylvania Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies & Technicians,611
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies40346
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management48314
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse22760
Business Administration and Management, General14872
Social Sciences, General6762
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies10519
Education, General75
Social Work3635
Educational Leadership and Administration, General65
Systems Science and Theory64
Kinesiology and Exercise Science62
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General3322
Computer and Information Sciences, General48
Psychology, General44
Special Education and Teaching, General39
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology & Technician1918
Arabic Language and Literature37
Early Childhood Education and Teaching36
Accounting321
Speech Communication and Rhetoric32
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other31
Commercial and Advertising Art1413
Biology & Biological Sciences, General27
Environmental Studies25
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services25
English Language and Literature, General21
Technology Teacher Education & Industrial Arts Teacher Education515
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering19
Kindergarten & Preschool Education and Teaching88
Athletic Training & Trainer16
American & U.S. Law & Legal Studies & Jurisprudence16
Reading Teacher Education16
Legal Professions and Studies, Other16
Industrial Production Technologies & Technicians, Other49
Physical Therapy Technician & Assistant13
Geography13
Music Technology12
Graphic Design12
School Psychology12
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General11
Secondary Education and Teaching11
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching10
Political Science and Government, General10
Mathematics, General9
History, General8
Computational and Applied Mathematics8
Computer and Information Systems Security & Information Assurance8
Art & Art Studies, General7
Gerontology7
Fine & Studio Arts, General6
Geology & Earth Science, General6
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General5
Anthropology4
Health and Wellness, General4
Physics, General3
Chemistry, General3
Computer Engineering Technology & Technician11
Spanish Language and Literature2
Economics, General2
Statistics, General1
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management1
Business & Commerce, General1
Criminal Justice & Police Science1
Grand Total1,1051,34588723
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate50%46%54%
  • Full-time retention rate - 72%
  • Part-time retention rate - 69%

Publications & Citations

Publications
507
Citations
5,428

Publication count by topic

Psychology
90
Computer science
68
Biology
46
Political science
38
Art
29
Engineering
26
Mathematics
24
Medicine
24
Geography
22
Sociology
19
Environmental science
19
History
17
Economics
16
Philosophy
12
Business
10
Materials science
7
Physics
5
Chemistry
5
Geology
4

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Environmental science18971,022
Philosophy21818
Geography2187312
History22369
Political science253481
Economics2558246
Psychology2698885
Art28502
Computer science3041720
Geology309953
Sociology311165
Engineering3130252
Business3217137
Physics364987
Biology3800601
Medicine4084293
Mathematics433583
Materials science455775
Chemistry508578

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199049
199157
1992413
1993610
1994310
199534
1996518
199743
1998511
1999512
2000816
2001124
2002527
2003849
2004654
20051356
20061078
20071774
200822126
200935125
201027184
201120204
201221271
201330299
201429334
201531341
201615353
201726461
201827482
201934567
202036696

General info

Alternative namesCUP
Founded1852
WikipediaCalifornia University of Pennsylvania
MottoIntegrity, Civility, Responsibility
Colorsred, black
Academic CalendarSeptember to May. Also Summer Session (June - August)
Total FTE staff724
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address250 University Ave
California, Pennsylvania, 15419-1394
United States
City population7,000
Phone7249384400
Fax+1 (724) 938 1500

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