California University of Pennsylvania

California, Pennsylvania

Overview

Address250 University Ave
School Websitewww.calu.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Small

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

California University of Pennsylvania is a small public, 4-year college based in California, Pennsylvania that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 2,957 students applied to California University of Pennsylvania. Of those students, 2,868 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in California University of Pennsylvania was $7,716, in addition to fees of $3,392. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend California University of Pennsylvania.

California University of Pennsylvania has a 54% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The California University of Pennsylvania acceptance rate is 97%. To put this into perspective, 2,868 of the 2,957 students who applied to California University of Pennsylvania in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in California University of Pennsylvania is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into California University of Pennsylvania had an SAT score between the range of 900 and 1,100. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for California University of Pennsylvania was between 17 and 23 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to California University of Pennsylvania as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At California University of Pennsylvania, the tuition for in-state residents is $7,716. Combined with fees of $3,392, room and board costs of $10,186, other expenses of $4,350 and the $1,000 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $26,644.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $15,726 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in California University of Pennsylvania to $31,262 for out-of-state students.

Students at California University of Pennsylvania are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at California University of Pennsylvania was $4,860 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 49%.

California University of Pennsylvania Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio18:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to California University of Pennsylvania.

California University of Pennsylvania has a good gender split, with 54% of undergraduates being female and 46% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Pennsylvania residents; in fact, 93% of all students reside in Pennsylvania. However, 5% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international.

The student to faculty ratio at California University of Pennsylvania is 18:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from California University of Pennsylvania to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 32% students enroll at California University of Pennsylvania part-time; the other 4,999 students enrolled full-time.

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