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California University of Pennsylvania

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Rating

Public

Type

9,440

Students

$11,574

Tuition

97%

Acceptance

#1719

Ranking

Small Suburb

Campus Setting

California, PA

250 University Ave, California, PA 15419-1394

California University of Pennsylvania is a mid-sized public institution located in California, PA with a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. It has a total of 6,251 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 97.13% of applicants. California University of Pennsylvania offers 119 different majors and is best known for its Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering, Systems Science and Theory, and Arabic Language and Literature programs (nationally ranked 7th, 9th, and 12th respectively). With an annual tuition of $7,716 for students from Pennsylvania and $11,574 for those from out-of-state, California University of Pennsylvania is relatively inexpensive. 52.97% of students graduate starting the next chapter of their lives, joining the workforce. After college, alumni go on to earn near $41,600 per year, which is 0% above the national median.
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Cost

$15,726
Above Average

California University of Pennsylvania

$15,726

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$31,836

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$25,094

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

97%Acceptance
Not Very Selective

California University of Pennsylvania

97%

National

69%
Sat

910 - 1100

89% of students submit

Admissions Yield

32%

ACT

16 - 22

15% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$35

Students

6,251Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

99%

Part-Time

1%
Male

45%

In-state

83%

Female

55%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

21%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
16% Sport and Fitness Administration/Management13% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse10% Business Administration and Management, General61% Others

16% Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

13% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

10% Business Administration and Management, General

61% Others

Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

16%

362 Graduates

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

13%

287 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

10%

220 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

6%

129 Graduates

Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

5%

105 Graduates

Education, General

3%

75 Graduates

Social Work

3%

71 Graduates

Educational Leadership and Administration, General

3%

65 Graduates

Academics

B-
Professors
StudentsProfessors18:118:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

18

Number of Library Books

220,219

Academic Spend per Student

$9,107

Full-time Retention Rate

72%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$32,300/Year

California University of Pennsylvania

$32,300

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$32,300

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$41,600

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

52%