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California University of Pennsylvania

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California University of Pennsylvania

Overview

California University of Pennsylvania is a Comprehensive institution located in California, PA, in a rural setting.

Location & Contact

Address 250 University Avenue
California, PA  15419
United States
Contact Dr. Tracey Sheetz
Dean of Undergraduate Admissions
Email: sheetz@calu.edu
Phone: 724-938-4404
Fax: 724-938-4564

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Human Resources Management Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Mechatronics, Robotics, And Automation Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Drafting And Design Technology Checkmark
Electrical, Electronic And Communications Engineering Technology Checkmark Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Communication Sciences And Disorders Checkmark
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Physical Therapy Technology Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Facilities Management Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,909
Applied
2,820
Accepted
5,174
Enrolled
97%
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Female Admissions

1,641
Females Applied
1,601
Females Accepted
98%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,268
Males Applied
1,219
Males Accepted
96%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

35
Application Fee
3.16
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 524 470 580
SAT Math 452 460 560
ACT Composite 19 16 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,716
In-state
11,574
Out-of-state
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Fees

3,186
Full-time student fees
10,186
Room & board
6,592
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

9,364
Avg. Financial Aid Package
9,921
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
7,826
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,244
Avg. Loan Aid
4,150
Avg. Grant Aid
5,982
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
51%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
7%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

5,174
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
7%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.46%
Black or African American 13.58%
White or Caucasian 74.81%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2%
Asian 0.89%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.11%
Two or more races 3.73%
Other 2.29%

Gender

Male (45.57%)
Female (54.43%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 48%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Sporting events and Concerts

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Commuter Council, STAND, Student Activities Board, University Band and Colleges Against Cancer

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football No Division 2 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Tennis No No No
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee No No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

416
Total Faculty
20:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 274
Part-time - 142
Male - 207
Female - 209
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