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California University of Pennsylvania Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

9,400 students

60% admitted

  • 7,739 full time
  • 1,661 part time
  • 3,701 men full time
  • 4,038 women full time
  • 5,009 applied
  • 3,006 admitted
  • 1,361 enrolled

7,370 Undergraduates

$6,428 tuition/year

  • 1,981 Graduates
  • 49 Non-Degree
  • $6,428 in state
  • $2,951 fees
  • $10,022 room & board
  • $1,000 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Mid East Small suburb
Highest Degree Offered: Master's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Mascot: Vulcans
School Colors: Red and black
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Colleen from Pittsburgh, PA
  • 0
  • I love the campus life at California University of Pennsylvania because there are always people all over the campus. There is no limit of what you can get involved in…

  • May-15-2012 Read More
  • Amanda from Monongahela, PA
  • 0
  • California University of Pennsylvania is a great small, hometown college with many different academic choices. The faculty interaction with the students is unsurpassed and it is more than apparent that…

  • Mar-16-2012 Read More
  • Daeshawn from Pittsbugh, PA
  • 0
  • a very rewarding experience for a relatively low cost. a small yet beautiful campus with everything you need relatively close by. a school that does more for you outside of…

  • Feb-06-2012 Read More
  • Tina from West Mifflin, PA
  • 0
  • The campus is a beautiful place with friendly people. California University of Pennsylvania has a a campus that is easy to walk around, and get to classes on time. Also,…

  • Mar-29-2012 Read More
  • Abbey
  • 0
  • CalU has a lovely smaller size campus and your teachers will get to know you by name. The online program CalU offers is great and is one of the best…

  • Apr-06-2012 Read More

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 4
  • Danina from Pittsburgh, PA
  • Aug-22-2011 I am a current student here

    This campus isn't too big or too small; it's just right. There is plenty to do and everyone makes you feel welcome.

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  • 5
  • Shaylun from Rices Landing, PA
  • Jul-19-2011 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Teachers seem to always be willing to dig into their extra time for their students, even those that are extremely busy. Service to the school and the community are both important to the faculty and staff at Cal U, from the grounds keepers to the higher ups in old main. The food at the goldrush and other places around campus is great.

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  • 4
  • Andrea from Armagh, PA
  • Jul-01-2011 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I am from a smaller town so Cal-U is the perfect size for me. I like how the buses run into Pittsburgh so I can always go there if I get bored. I also love the set-up of the campus and the dorm rooms are very nice and spacious.

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  • 5
  • Mikayla from Ligonier, PA
  • Jun-01-2011 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I will enjoy my RET classes and experiencing college life and possibly the marching band.

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