California University of Pennsylvania: Ranking & Review

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California
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United States
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World
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110703816
Top 23%

California University of Pennsylvania Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate96%95%97%
Applicants3,2601,4141,846
Admissions3,1331,3371,796
Enrolled undergraduates981463518
Enrolled total (including graduate students)7,7883,3954,393

5,463 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

3,208 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores587
Percent of students submitting SAT scores60%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
505
Math
500

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores175
Percent of students submitting ACT scores18%
ACT Composite
19
ACT English
19
ACT Math
19

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $25. Application fee for graduates - $25.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankConsidered but not required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsConsidered but not required
Formal demonstration of competenciesConsidered but not required
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

California University of Pennsylvania Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$26,356$30,842
Off-campus$26,794$31,280
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $10,344 and other expenses per full academic year.

California University of Pennsylvania provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,248 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$7,492$11,238
Fees for full-time undergraduates$3,348$4,088
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$312$468
Tuition for Full-time graduates$12,000$18,000
Fees for full-time graduates$4,203$5,434
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$500$750

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies138452590
Health Professions and Related Programs19242125386
Education368288359
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services319676275
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service128128
Social Sciences9135126
Public Administration and Social Service Professions285886
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields2927965
Psychology54963
Visual and Performing Arts35760
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics223254
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities64753
Legal Professions and Studies1262350
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies4444
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services32941
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs3333
Biological and Biomedical Sciences3333
Physical Sciences2828
Mathematics and Statistics121527
Natural Resources and Conservation2626
History1414
English Language and Literature & Letters1313
Engineering99
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Grand Total861,3781,0992,563

A total of 1,464 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at California University of Pennsylvania.

At the master's level 1,099 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate52%46%57%
  • Full-time retention rate - 73%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

General info

Alternative namesCUP
Founded1852
MottoIntegrity, Civility, Responsibility
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsred, black
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff724
Instructional FTE308
Public Service FTE1
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitecalu.edu
Address250 University Ave
California, Pennsylvania, 15419-1394
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Small
City population2,500 - 10,000
Phone7249384400
Fax+1 (724) 938 1500

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