Geneva College

Beaver Falls, PA

Geneva College

Beaver Falls, PA

For Christ and Country

If you’re a high school student searching foa high-quality, Christ-centered education to prepare you for your life’s work, Geneva College could be right for you. The College offers students an academically rigorous liberal arts education in a superb learning environment. Founded on strong Christian principles, we’re a small private college where you can make lifelong friendships with fellow students who share your values. You can also develop meaningful relationships with professors who care about your academic, personal, and spiritual growth.  

Why choose Education at Geneva?
Geneva seeks to prepare well qualified Christian teachers for careers in both public and private Christian schools. Teachers have great impact on the social, personal, and intellectual development of individuals. We believe Christians are called to develop their passion to teach individuals in a variety of educational settings. Distinctive to Geneva, our students develop a perspective on “teaching redemptively” in the classrooms. Education student benefit from:
• Experiential classroom learning available as early as freshman year
• All 50 states offering some form of reciprocity for certification to Geneva graduates
• Tutoring and extensive field experience in local classrooms
• Overseas student teaching opportunities
• Elementary Education concentration in the Teaching of Reading, seting it apart from other programs

Christian focus
A Geneva education is grounded in the truth of God’s Word in every aspect of student life—academics, athletics, and activities. Every one of our experienced and accomplished professors is a committed Christian who challenges students to be all that God created them to be. Our low 13:1 student-faculty ratio means more personal attention and guidance in all areas of life

A valued private education
Geneva College is a sound investment for families making big decisions about budgets and long-term commitments. Geneva focuses on values and strives to keep the cost of a private Christian college education within reach in several ways. First, the College offers many students significant scholarships based on their high school academic performance. Second, we lower costs by reducing the credits necessary to complete degrees through programs like Early College. Third, the community welcomes student workers who can reduce their expenses directly through their earnings. Geneva has also been named a College of Distinction six years in a row for providing students with outstanding preparation that's highly valued by employers and graduate schools and recognized for high-quality academics founded on the truth of God's word.

Campus life
There’s a lot going on at Geneva. We offer high-level athletic training and competition with 19 NCAA Division III varsity athletic teams for men and women. We also offer extensive intramural and club sports that connect athletic and non-athletic students with opportunities to enhance their physical fitness, character development, and leadership skills. Examples include flag football, indoor and sand volleyball, rugby, dodgeball, and table tennis. Geneva has more than 40 student organizations and coordinates 200+ student programs and activities each year. Organized music ensembles include The Genevans choir, Marching Band, Symphonic Band, and more. There are theater productions and Film Fest, groups such as Spanish Club and Dagorhir, and professional organizations for Accounting, Engineering, Criminal Justice, and more. 


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Geneva is named a Christian College of Distinction, affirming the school's dedication to high-quality academics founded on the inerrant truth of God's word.

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Geneva College is ranked among the Top Regional Universities in the United States | U.S. News & World Report

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Military Friendly #1 Rank


As a College of Distinction, Geneva is nationally recognized for providing outstanding preparation that is highly valued by graduate schools and employers.

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With its first rate programs and recognized professional accreditation in the Education field, Geneva is named a college of distinction.

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With its first rate programs and recognized professional accreditation in the Business field, Geneva is named a college of distinction.

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#3 Safest Campus in Pennsylvania | Niche


Geneva’s beautiful 55-acre campus in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, is about 35 miles northwest of Pittsburgh and just miles from Ohio. The campus allows students great access, as it is within minutes of the Pennsylvania Turnpike, I-376, and I-79 and sits just 25 miles from the Pittsburgh International Airport.

Education Programs at Geneva

• Certification Only
• Christian School Teaching (minor) 
• Elementary/Special Ed. Dual Certification
• Middle Level Education (4–8)
   - English
   - Math
   - Science
   - Social Studies
• Music Education (K–12)
• Secondary Education Certification (7–12)
   - Biology
   - Chemistry
   - English
   - Math
   - Physics
   - Social Studies

At Geneva, you can even work with your advisor to design and pursue an Independent Major that’s just right for you. Explore our more than 145 majors and programs!

High Value With High Outcomes

Academic excellence and affordability are key factors in selecting a college. They make up value, and that’s exactly what Geneva is noted for. A Geneva education prepares students to think, reason, and communicate well with others. Graduates achieve quality professional performance and a life of faithful and fruitful service. In fact, 93% of students are employed or in grad school within six months of graduation.

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • “The professors in the education department provide us with more than just book knowledge—they give us real world experience and advice I know I'll be able, and can't wait, to use in my future classroom.”

    • Sarah Stover
      English with Secondary Education