Geneva College in Beaver Falls

Beaver Falls, PA

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Geneva College offers 180-degree programs and 12 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 15:1. 1 high safety campus. Acceptance Rate is 71%. The most popular test is SAT - 88% of students submitted it in comparison to 33% of students who submitted ACT. 44.9% are women, and 55.1% are men. 1% percents of international students. Geneva College is a member of 6 athletic associations. The average annual total cost of attendance at Geneva College is 18481$, that is above national average. Total price of living is between $27270 and $36730 per year. 66% of full-time Geneva College students completed their education program in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is above national average. Average salary after attending is $38,900, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Geneva College is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).


By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Geneva College students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$14,373
$30,001 - $48,000$15,404
$48,001 - $75,000$16,564
$75,001 - $110,000$19,096

Admission considerations


  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)


  • Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Secondary school rank
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)



  • Typical room charge for academic year: -

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: 9630


Percent of students with financial aid


Types of financial aids


1057 of Geneva College undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 75 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Geneva College number 80 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Pennsylvania.

Students at Geneva College awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a federal, state, local or institutional grant aid.

Salary After Attending


According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services


Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Credit for military training

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Disability services


Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Geneva College.


ROTC - Army

Study abroad

Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

Teacher certification: students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization

Teacher certification: approved by the state for initial certification or licensure of teachers

ROTC - Reserve Officers' Training Corps, a college program offering scholarships for training commissioned officers covering college tuition.

Study abroad - programs and arrangements giving students a possibility to complete part of the college program studying in another country.

Teacher certifications programs are designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers in elementary, middle/junior high, and secondary schools.

Athletic associations

  • Member of National Athletic Association
  • Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • NCAA/NAIA member for football
  • NCAA/NAIA member for basketball
  • NCAA/NAIA member for baseball
  • NCAA/NAIA member for cross country/track

Graduation Rate


Geneva College graduation rate is above the national average.

66% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Geneva College completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes an extensive number of students. This index doesn’t take into account students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare institutions.

Applying information

Average number of admissions to one applicant

1 : 1

Average number of applicants to one enrolled

5 : 1

Admission considerations


  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)


  • Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Secondary school rank
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Acceptance Rate

The percentage of students given offers out of all those that applied.


In comparison to National Average

Geneva College acceptance rate is above national average.

In comparison to state Average

Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 72%, so acceptance rate value is below state average for 1% only.


In comparison to an average acceptance rate in of colleges in $10k - $20k price range

Average acceptance rate for all institutions in state in the same net price range is 68%, so Geneva College acceptance rate value is above state net price average for 3% only.


Admissions yield

Of those that receive offers to enroll, this is the percent of students that actually do enroll. It is equal to the number of students that enroll divided by the number of accepted students multiplied by 100.



Full time


Part time

Retention rate

Full-time retention rate


Part-time retention rate


The Geneva College full-time retention rate is 83% and part-time retention rate is 33%.

Retention rate is the percentage of the institution's first-time first-year undergraduate students who continue at that institution the next year. E.g., full-time students who study in the fall semester and keep on studying in the same program next fall semester are included in the retention rate.

Retention rate is an important indicator: if it is high, it demonstrates that school has quality curriculum, good student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

SAT/ACT scores

SAT scores

Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking Geneva College students submitting SAT scores


Composite SAT Range (25th - 75th):
1330 - 1740

SAT Range by section (25th - 75th)
Critical Reading: 450 - 590
Math: 450 - 590
Writing: 430 - 560

SAT Test Score Range


ACT scores

Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking Geneva College students submitting ACT scores


Composite ACT Range (25th - 75th):
21 - 27

ACT Range by section (25th - 75th)
English: 20 - 26
Math: 20 - 27
Writing: 6 - 8

ACT Test Score Range


SAT Score Converter

The new SAT is scored out of 1600 after the adjustments made in 2016. The old SAT was scored out of 2400. If you took an old SAT, you can convert your score to the new SAT score using the SAT Score Converter.

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For the High School Class of 2016:
Most students in the Class of 2016 will take the old SAT, and most colleges will convert new SAT scores to old SAT scores.

For the High School Class of 2017:
Most students in the Class of 2017 will take the new SAT, and most colleges will convert old SAT scores to new SAT scores.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Geneva College is 15:1, that means that for every 15 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio



Number of international students


Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown


Students enrollment in distance education


In Geneva College the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown


Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Geneva College and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in Pennsylvania.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Main Campus

The campus located by 3200 College Ave address in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania.


Main Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Geneva College with 0.12% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Main Campus are forcible sex offense and aggravated assault.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Geneva College offers 180 programs in total: 141 are for Bachelor's degree, 21 - for Master's degree, and 18 are Associate's degree.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 394 universities in Pennsylvania state. Geneva College is one of the few institutions in Pennsylvania that offers an Associate's degree program.


Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 12 distance education programs that are offered in the Geneva College: 9 are for Bachelor's degree and 3 are Master's degree.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be fully online as well as partially online and require on-campus meetings. So look carefully into each program to make sure you can commit.


Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Pennsylvania state average data to help you compare.


Geneva College provides coursework for undergraduate students and graduate students.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 1466 students with 43980 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 239 with 5737 credit hours.

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Student Reviews and Ratings for Geneva College

Overall Rating:

Overall Rating:

Ok academics but overpriced. The school favors students who are from out of state instead of from Pennsylvania. It is better for girls and not a good place for transfer students. The liberal arts profs are petty, uptight, too liberal, and put on a front of cultural Christianity; they also violate supreme court statutes and student's civil rights by grading unfairly and wasting class time with personal stories and their leftist agenda. Go to Pitt or Grove City if you want a good job, (unless you are a business or engineering major at Geneva). On a positive note the campus is nice and safe. Last as an alumnus and former donor I do not appreciate their sketchy fundraising practices (e.g. promising to use funds for one thing and then using them for something else) that turned me (a would be benefactor away).

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

Geneva creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere. All the negative comments that have read under reviews seem to be 1/1,000,000 chances or people missing the true essence of Geneva College. There have been a few minor bumps for me as a student, but nothing Geneva wasn't willing to work with me on. I appreciate the love that Geneva surrounded me with so far.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

Very Racist institution! 3/4 black students leave within the first two semesters and garunteed 2-3 will be on campus after because schoools encouragement and silence on racist actions against students by faculty and racist actions against students by other close minded students.Program to help black students Multi Cultural Student Union was disbanded and those funds to help were redistributed into the school. This cut out book money and other vital things we needed and cut out the representation of black students.I, an athlete was assulted by both Assistant Head Coach Alan Bauman and Head Coach at the time Jeff Santasero mid game. The next day without any consultation I was removed from the team and there started a trail!! A TRAIL of racism until I eventually was FORCED, and put in a position where I feared my life, vs the fight for my education.As well my freshman year I played football, they do NOT play there black players, only when it is convenient. Actually. The football team just doesn't like young kids with skill. Coach Demarkco is a good guy however.I stayed at Geneva for two years before I, like others could not take it any more because the administration largely impart was behind the coaches, and students. I was black bald into a situation, to deep for a review, DO NOT GO DO NOT FUND.Campus was for the most part safe though. AND NOT EVERY KID WAS BAD, JUST VERY SHELTERED

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Overall Rating:

Terrible campus atmosphere. Shelters it's students in a bubble of spiritual protection like that of a cult, hardly teaching them to be ready for the world at graduation. Horrible location surrounded by poverty and drugs. Entirely overpriced for the mediocre education provided and professors care more about your personal life than actually sticking to the syllabus. The strictness of the school is enforced by a no grace Res-Life center led by some of the most ego-maniacal people I have ever experienced.That being said, for a "Christian" college, their practices are nothing, but shameful and embarrassing to the lessons taught in the bible.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

Not a review of the college but the football program. Son had a pee wee football camp there for 2 days. First day arriving, sign up was online but getting there it was a big crowd not certain the people at the desk were not very organized.Of the 2 days each camp was to run until 8:30 pm, both let out early. First day at 810, next day 815. Tough for some of the kids that were dropped off and parents coming back at 830 as advertised.Program all in all my son enjoyed. Whether he learned a lot, not certain, but it got him out there and getting ready for the upcoming season.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Location & Website

Address: 3200 College Ave


Religious affiliation: Reformed Presbyterian Church

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +7248465100

Institution is active in current year: 1

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