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See how many students applied, accepted, and enrolled at Cal U. Learn more about students’ high school preparation and test scores.
Learn about costs to attend Cal U and how much financial aid is typically awarded.
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Learn more about professors, where students live, and campus safety at Cal U.
Discover ways to be actively involved in your education at Cal U – inside and outside the classroom.
See which majors are most popular at Cal U and what recent graduates plan to do after earning their bachelor's degree.
Discover how many students who start at Cal U finish their bachelor's degree and how long it takes.
Figure out what learning gains to expect in critical thinking, writing, and other important subjects at Cal U.
California University of Pennsylvania (www.calu.edu) builds character and careers. Founded in 1852, Cal U is dedicated to excellence in the liberal arts, science and technology, and professional studies.
California University is a comprehensive, four-year institution serving about 8,600 undergraduate and graduate students. Cal U is a diverse, caring and scholarly learning community recognized for its affordable, accredited academic programs; high-quality online education; and service to military veterans. One of 14 universities within the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, Cal U works to help every student develop a degree of character while preparing for a meaningful career.
California University of Pennsylvania is located in the borough of California (pop. 6,800), on the banks of the Monongahela River about 35 miles from Pittsburgh.
Cal U’s location blends the warmth of a small-town setting with easy access to urban amenities. The main campus opens onto town, while the upper campus includes recreation areas and greenspace. California Borough is just a short drive from heritage sites and state parks suitable for hiking, fishing, skiing and whitewater rafting. Less than an hour away, the city of Pittsburgh offers museums, concerts, theater and other cultural events, as well as shopping, dining and professional sports.