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Geneva College Overview

Located in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, Geneva College is a private not-for-profit institution. Beaver Falls is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

What Is Geneva College Known For?

392 Undergraduate Awards
$26,681 Avg Cost After Aid
69% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at Geneva have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 5%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • The master's degree is the highest award offered at Geneva.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
  • On average, it takes about 4.2 years for students from Geneva to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.

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Geneva College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Geneva.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#11 Most Popular General Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Geneva has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#6 Best Value Colleges for Human Services College Factual
#53 Best Value Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing College Factual
#66 Best Value Colleges for Business Administration & Management College Factual

Where Is Geneva College?

Location of Geneva College

Contact details for Geneva are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3200 College Ave, Beaver Falls, PA 15010-3599
Phone: 724-846-5100
Website: www.geneva.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/genevacollege
Twitter: http://twitter.com/GenevaCollege

How Do I Get Into Geneva?

You can apply to Geneva online at: www.geneva.edu/admissions/

Admission Requirements for Geneva

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Geneva?

69% Acceptance Rate
43% Of Accepted Are Women
83% Submit SAT Scores
Geneva has an acceptance rate of 69%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

Approximately 57% of accepted students are men and 43% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 68%, and the acceptance rate for women is 70%.

Average Test Scores

About 83% of students accepted to Geneva submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 480 and 610. Math scores were between 490 and 610.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Geneva College  ( 480 to 610 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Geneva College  ( 490 to 610 )
200
800
Geneva received ACT scores from 34% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 19 and 26. Math scores were between 18 and 26. Composite scores were between 20 and 26.

ACT English Scores for Geneva College  ( 19 to 26 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Geneva College  ( 18 to 26 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Geneva College  ( 20 to 26 )
1
36

Can I Afford Geneva College?

$26,681 Net Price
79% Take Out Loans
4.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Geneva is $26,681. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Geneva, approximately 79% of students took out student loans averaging $8,081 a year. That adds up to $32,324 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Geneva is 4.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Geneva College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,116 Full-Time Undergraduates
46% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,290 undergraduate students at Geneva, with 1,116 being full-time and 174 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Geneva

There are also 142 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,116 full-time undergraduates at Geneva, 54% are male and 46% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Geneva

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Geneva College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Geneva Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 18
Black or African American 59
Hispanic or Latino 17
White 915
International Students 23
Other Races/Ethnicities 84

Geographic Diversity

Pennsylvania students aren't the only ones who study at Geneva College. At this time, 22 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 12 countries are represented at Geneva. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Canada, and Malaysia.

Online Learning at Geneva College

174 Took All Classes Online
232 Took At Least One Class Online
180.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 7 bachelor’s degree and 2 master’s degree programs available online at Geneva. In 2017-2018, 232 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Geneva has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 77th most popular in Pennsylvania for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Geneva

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Geneva College was 180.0%. This is the #264 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Geneva regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Geneva majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 18%
Business, Management & Marketing 11%
Human Resource Management 5%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Geneva ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Geneva.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Public Relations & Advertising #1
Human Resource Management #4
Communication & Journalism #5
Human Services #5
Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries #5
Human Development & Family Studies #7
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #7
Public Administration & Social Service #8
Theology & Religious Vocations #13
Business Administration & Management #59
Business, Management & Marketing #79

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Geneva College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 4 46 33 83
General Engineering 1 66 0 67
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 27 0 27
Computer Information Systems 0 26 0 26
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 20 20
Human Resource Management 0 19 0 19
Educational Administration 0 0 17 17
Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries 4 12 0 16
General Biology 0 15 0 15
Accounting 0 14 0 14
Communication & Media Studies 0 14 0 14
General Psychology 0 14 0 14
Chemistry 0 12 0 12
Human Services 0 12 0 12
Writing Studies 0 9 0 9
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 8 0 8
Communication Sciences 0 7 0 7
Criminology 0 7 0 7
Other Public Administration 0 7 0 7
History 0 6 0 6
Interdisciplinary Studies 0 6 0 6
General English Literature 0 5 0 5
Human Development & Family Studies 0 5 0 5
Applied Mathematics 0 5 0 5
Biopsychology 0 5 0 5
Sociology 0 5 0 5
Biblical Studies 0 5 0 5
Health & Physical Education 0 4 0 4
Philosophy 0 3 0 3
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 3 0 3
Theological & Ministerial Studies 0 3 0 3
Arts & Media Management 0 3 0 3
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 2 0 2
Physics 0 2 0 2
Marketing 0 1 0 1
Public Relations & Advertising 0 1 0 1
Liberal Arts General Studies 1 0 0 1
Natural Resources Conservation 0 1 0 1
Political Science & Government 0 1 0 1
Missionary Studies 0 1 0 1
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 0 0
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 0 0 0
Information Technology 0 0 0 0
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 0 0
Special Education 0 0 0 0
Chemical Engineering 0 0 0 0
Classical Languages & Literature 0 0 0 0
Middle Eastern Semitic Languages 0 0 0 0
Allied Health Professions 0 0 0 0
Nursing 0 0 0 0
Rural Sociology 0 0 0 0
Theology & Religious Vocations (Other) 0 0 0 0
Air Transportation 0 0 0 0
Design & Applied Arts 0 0 0 0
Music 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 10 382 70 462

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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