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Juniata welcomes students from around the world for degree study, for study while on exchange from a home university, and for English language study.

Degree Application Information

Students who have completed secondary school education (high school) in good standing are eligible to apply for admission. Most students begin their studies in the Fall semester (in late-August), although it is possible to begin in the Spring semester (in mid-January). Recommended application submission dates are:

Applications received past the deadline will be accepted only as space is available.

To apply students should submit the following items:

  1. Application for Admission - Common Application or Universal Application. Must be submitted online.
  2. Official secondary school (high school) academic records (transcripts, certificates, and diplomas) with certified English translations. Students transferring from other universities should also forward all official university transcripts.
  3. SAT-l or ACT Results- Required if you are a native English-speaker or study in a school where English is the language of instruction. Office scores should be sent directly to Juniata from the testing service. Juniata's SAT code is 2341 and ACT code is 3600.
  4. Proof of English Proficiency- Required if English is not your native language. Juniata accepts TOEFL, IELTS and Pearson PTE. A TOEFL score of 550 (80 iBT) or equivalent result in another test is required for full admission to Juniata. Applicants with scores below the requirement who otherwise meet admission requirements may be eligible for conditional admission. Conditionally admitted students are required to enroll in Juniata's Intensive English Program before beginning degree classes. Official score reports should be sent directly from the testing service to Juniata. Juniata's code for the TOEFL is 2341.
  5. An Essay written by the student - Essay topics can be found in the application form.
  6. A letter of recommendation from a teacher or school official
  7. Proof of Financial Support
  8. A copy of your Passport information page. 
  9. Students applying for financial aid- Submit an International Student Financial Aid Application along with your application for admission.
  10. Admission Notification- Admission notification is usually sent four to six weeks after all required credentials are received.
  11. Deposit- Students offered admission will be required to submit a $400 matriculation fee to reserve a space in the entering class.
  12. After you are accepted and submit your deposit to Juniata, you will probably need to apply for a student visa to enter the United States.  I-20s will be sent approximately 60-90 days before the beginning of each semester.

Applications for admission must be submitted online.  All additional documents should be sent to:

Enrollment Center
Juniata College
1700 Moore Street
Huntingdon, PA 16652

Fax:  +1-814-641-3100
Tel:  +1-814-641-3420

Note:  Only applications for degree-seeking students should be sent to the above office.  Students interested in exchange, Intensive English, or other short-term programs should send their documents to The Center for International Education

Further Information and Visiting Juniata

For questions about international applications or to schedule a visit contact: Coordinator of International Admission, TEL: +1 (814) 641-3427, FAX: +1 (814) 641-3100 or email

See our Virtual Tour of campus.

This website is offered by EducationUSA, which represent more than 450 advising centers across the world supported by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. There is information for undergraduate study, scholarships, and planning for study in the USA.


Estimated International Degree-Seeking Student Budget for 2014 - 2015

All full-time, degree-seeking international students at Juniata will receive a $2,000 per year International Friendship Award. Most international students are eligible for partial merit-based scholarships (scholarships for students with a record of high academic achievement) and need-based grants (grants based on the financial need of student). Currently, these scholarships range in amount from $2,000 to $16,000.  Complete financial aid and scholarship information including links to other sources of financial aid can be found at the section Financial Aid and Scholarships.

(actual fees may vary slightly; does not include transportation costs)

Personal expenses include the costs of accommodation and travel during the times when the campus residence halls are closed. Please refer to the section on travel for international students.

*All Juniata students are required to have Accident and Sickness Insurance. This fee may be waived for students who can provide proof of insurance that meets the requirements.

Matriculation: When a student has been accepted for admission as a degree-seeking student, a $400 matriculation fee is to be paid by May 1. This nonrefundable fee reserves a space in the entering class. Once the student enrolls, $250 establishes the security deposit and $150 is credited toward the cost of orientation and credentialing services.

Exchange Applicant Information

Juniata welcomes about thirty students each academic year from exchange partner institutions.

Contact your home institution's international office for application information. Application deadlines for institutions may vary. Juniata requires that exchange student documents are received by mid-March for the fall semester and mid-November for the spring semester.

Estimated International Exchange Student Budget (one academic year 2014-2015)

Individual exchange program finances vary. Contact your home institution for information regarding exchange financial arrangements.

Accident and Sickness Insurance

All Juniata students are required to have Accident and Sickness Insurance.

F-1 visa

Under age 26

Age 26 and older

J-1 visa

All J-1 visa holders are required by the US Department of State's Exchange Visitor Program regulations to carry medical insurance at the minimum benefit levels.

Under age 26

Age 26 and older

After your home institution provides official notification to Juniata that you have been recommended for exchange, you will need to apply for a student visa to enter the United States.