California University of Pennsylvania is on a 188-acre campus in the rural setting of California, Pennsylvania, not far from Pittsburgh.
There are many activities and organizations for California University of Pennsylvania students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? California University of Pennsylvania has fraternities and sororities.
California University of Pennsylvania has the Commuter Council. In fact, more students participate in the Commuter Council than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at California University of Pennsylvania include STAND, Student Activities Board, University Band and Colleges Against Cancer.
California University of Pennsylvania students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming, Sporting events and Concerts.
This table offers information on housing at California University of Pennsylvania.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for freshman|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||36%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||64%|
California University of Pennsylvania offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most California University of Pennsylvania students live off campus. In 2022, 36% of undergrads at California University of Pennsylvania lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 64% of students lived off-campus or commuted to California University of Pennsylvania. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
California University of Pennsylvania offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At California University of Pennsylvania there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at California University of Pennsylvania:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
California University of Pennsylvania is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The California University of Pennsylvania campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
California University of Pennsylvania offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit California University of Pennsylvania, take Interstate 70 to California, PA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Pittsburgh International airport.
While you're planning, check out other schools in Pennsylvania you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore California University of Pennsylvania's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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