- What are the average SAT and ACT scores for incoming freshman?
- What are your foreign language requirements for admission/and for graduation?
- Do you require interviews?
- What essay is required?
- What percentage of your graduates are employed?
- How many go to graduate/professional school?
- How many students participate in internships?
- How do you get involved with student organizations?
- What do students do at Juniata?
- How do I go about volunteering in the community?
- Are there barns in the area for me to board my horse?
- What type of Club Sports are offered at Juniata College?
- Can I order my books online?
- What cell phone service works best in Huntingdon and at Juniata College?
- What public transportation is available in Huntingdon?
- Which banks do you recommend to students while at Juniata College?
- Can I bring a car on campus?
What are the average SAT and ACT scores for incoming freshman?
The average SAT score for the Freshman class entering Juniata is 1183 (25th-Percentile: 1090, 75th-Percentile: 1270). This is a combination of Math and Critical Reading only. Juniata will collect the SAT Writing section, but we do not use it in the decision-making process. The average ACT score is 25.7.
What are your foreign language requirements for admission/and for graduation?
Juniata requires at least two years of a world language in high school. Once you are a student at Juniata there is an International requirement, which may take the form of a foreign language but can also be fulfilled by international economics or international politics, etc.
Do you require interviews?
Interviews are highly recommended. It is a time when you get an opportunity to get a real sense of the college and we get a chance to assess your 'fit' with the institution. Also, there are many opportunities at Juniata that you can learn about during your interview. Getting to know your personal enrollment counselor also is a plus.
What essay is required?
Juniata uses the Common Application. If you are a freshman, there are two parts that require you to write. The Personal Essay section gives you a choice of six possible topics. You need to choose one. The short answer is for you to elaborate on your activities. If you are a transfer student, the short essay is the same. The personal essay concerns your reason for transfer to another institution.
What percentage of your graduates are employed?
Each year, six months following commencement, the Career Services Office does a follow-up study of the graduating class. The numbers often vary a little, but typically between 90-95% of our graduates are employed full-time or in graduate/professional school. The vast majority of these individuals are employed or studying in fields related to their undergraduate degree.
How many go to graduate/professional school?
In a typical year 30-35% of Juniata students go directly to graduate/professional after graduation. In addition, 50-60% of the other graduates indicate that they plan to attend graduate/professional school in the future.
How many students participate in internships?
Most years, we have about 150 students participate in summer transcript notation internships. During the academic year, we have approximately 100 more students complete credit internships. This means that over 250 students per year complete internships. Currently, 80 % of our graduating class indicates that they participated in an internship experience while they were at Juniata. Most Juniata students do 2-3 internships during their undergraduate years, balancing their academic preparation with 6-9 months of pre-professional work experience.
How do you get involved with student organizations?
In the beginning of the year, the Office of Student Activities hosts Lobsterfest. This Juniata College tradition brings together the entire campus to dine on steak and lobster, as well as sign up for registered student organizations. You can also contact the Office of Student Activities and they can point you in the right direction.
- What is there to do at Juniata?
Students are involved in a variety of activities throughout campus and the community. Don't believe us? Read what they have to say on our student blog.
Are there barns in the area for me to board my horse?
Yes, there are many places to board around the area. Please contact the equestrian club at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on boarding facilities.
How do I go about volunteering in the community?
You can visit the Career and Community Services office on the ground floor Ellis Hall or email the Community Service Coordinator. You can also visit our web site to learn about volunteer sites, upcoming service programs, and ways to get involved.
What type of Club Sports are offered at Juniata College?
Juniata College offers Collegiate and Intercollegiate Club Sports for students.
- Intercollegiate Sports: Co-Ed Indoor Field Hockey, Men's Volleyball, Men's Rugby, Soccer, Swim Club, Ulitmate Frisbee, Women's Rugby, Women's Volleyball
- Collegiate Sports: Archery, Cheerleading, Chess Alliance, Equestrian, Golf, JC Step Team, Ministry of Games, Mixed Martial Arts & Self Defense, Modern Kempo Club, Social Dancing, Table Tennis Club
Can I order my books online?
Yes, check out www.juniata.bkstr.com.
What cell phone service works best in Huntingdon and at Juniata College?
Verizon & AT&T both work throughout campus, although when you travel throughout the Huntingdon area, cell phone reception might be more limited. hands-down. Sprint and T-Mobile have very limited reception on campus.
What public transportation is available in Huntingdon?
Huntingdon, Pa. has an Amtrak station located 4th and Alleghany Streets. The station is open each day from 10 - 11 a.m. and again from 2:45 - 3:45 p.m. http://www.amtrak.com/
The nearest airport to Huntingdon is the University Park Airport in State College, Pa. Delta, USAir, and United Airlines all offer flights in and out of University Park. http://www.statecollegeairport.org/
Maidens Taxi Service is new to Huntingdon, PA and provides local and long distance travel services to students and the community. http://www.maidenstaxiservice.com/
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Which banks do you recommend to students while at Juniata College?
Juniata College does not endorse any one bank. There are a number of banks in town which will help students set up checking accounts during their stay. Juniata College's Ellis Hall also has an ATM machine available to students which allows them to draw money from any bank. Each transaction costs $1.25, along with what their local bank may charge. Our accounting office will also cash checks for them, which allows students to maintain use of their home bank account during college.
Can I bring a car on campus?
All students can have a car. It must be registered with campus security and assigned to a specific parking lot on campus.