Juniata College
Huntingdon, PA 16652-2196

Admission Requirements

Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Juniata College is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 2,386 applications and 1,780 students were granted admission. Juniata College is at the #73 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Admission Requirements and Recommendations

Juniata College uses the following list of admission requirements and recommended documents when evaluating students applications. All documents listed under the "Required" sections must be submitted with your application but those listed under the "Recommended" section are optional.

Please double check with the school to verify the current and complete admission requirements.


  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Recommendations
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)


  • Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)

Neither required nor recommended

  • Secondary school rank
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Fall 2016 Applicants Statistics

The following table details the number of students who applied, admitted and erolled in Juniata College, in Fall 2016.
Men Women Total National Avg.
Applicants 1,113 1,273 2,386
Admitted students 787 993 1,780
Enrolled students 184 210 394
Acceptance rate 70.7% 78% 74.6% 64%
Yield 23.4% 21.1% 22.1% 35%

Accepted Credits

The following table outlines which college prepartory work and life expreaince will earn you credits at Juniata College.

Advanced placement (AP) credits
Dual credit (college credit earned while in high school)
Not Accepted
Credit for life experiences

Admission Deadlines

January 30

  • Early action applicants will be notified

February 15

  • Regular application

March 15

  • Fall application
  • SAT Reasoning / ACT scores
  • SAT Subject score

May 1

  • Students must reply to acceptance offer
  • Housing deposit

June 15

  • Transfer application (regular)

September 15

  • Applicants notification date

November 15

  • Early decision application

December 23

  • Early decision applicants will be notified

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Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Juniata College.

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30.9 mile away
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32.7 mile away
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42.5 mile away
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