California University of Pennsylvania

Men's MCLA
7 / 10
5,172 Undergrads / 7,310 Students
5 / 10
$18,264 Net Price
1 / 10
97% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    NCLL Conf.

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    Suburb: Small

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
18 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
36% / 50%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

The team's road trip schedule consists of all in-state opponents like Waynesburg, Carnegie Mellon, Slippery Rock, and Penn State University-Altoona. These games are all within the Central PA region.

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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Pittsburgh Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Baltimore Maryland Area
  • Harrisburg Pennsylvania Area
  • Johnstown Pennsylvania Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Columbus Ohio Area
  • Cleveland/Akron Ohio Area
  • Tampa/St. Petersburg Florida Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
Where Grads Work
  • UPMC
  • PNC
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • US Army
  • BNY Mellon
  • Giant Eagle
  • United States Air Force
  • Highmark Inc.
  • Mylan
  • Walmart
  • Penn State University
  • EDMC
  • Lowe's Companies Inc.
  • West Virginia University
  • DICK'S Sporting Goods
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Healthcare Services
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Information Technology
  • Support
  • Community and Social Services
  • Human Resources
  • Administrative
  • Program and Project Management
  • Media and Communication
  • Consulting
  • Engineering
  • Finance
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Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
410 - 520
450 - 540
960 - 1130
15 - 23
16 - 22
17 - 23

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 400 - 490 for SAT

SAT Math
SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 3,105 1,324 1,781
% Admitted 97% 96% 98%
% Admits That Enroll 32% 35% 30%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.1
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (20%)
    Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (16%)
    Business (11%)
    Business Administration and Management, General (11%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Stu. (9%)
    Criminal Justice/Safety Studies (7%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforce (7%)
    Social Sciences (7%)
    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General (5%)
    Social Sciences, General (5%)
    Systems Science and Theory (4%)
    Kinesiology and Exercise Science (4%)
    Education (4%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (4%)
    Computer and Information Sciences, General (3%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (3%)
    Sport and Fitness Administration/Management (3%)
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$11,108 $14,673
    Books & Supplies$1,000 $1,000
    Cost of Living$10,186 $10,186
    Personal Expenses$4,924 $4,924
    Sticker Price$27,218 $30,109

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    97% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship94%$7,232
    Federal Grants49%$5,087
    Pell Grants49%$4,749
    Other Federal13%$1,279
    State & Local Grants49%$3,026
    Institutional Grants82%$3,412
    Student Loans82%$7,418
    Federal Loans82%$5,690
    Other Loans14%$10,162

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $24.1 Million $3,291

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $24,223.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $17,346 $258

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 7.2%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 4,299 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $41,600

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.85 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 36% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 2 2
    Fondling 1 1
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault - -
    Burglary 2 2
    Motor Vehicle Theft 1 1
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
    Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Other-dominant, with Arts & Sciences
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, primarily residential

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