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Tuition

$7,122

$10,434

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,006
Declined + 986
Total Received 3,992
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undergraduateRatios

42%

58%

male

female

1  :  18

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Fine Arts/Applied Media Arts
  2. Business Administration
  3. Criminal Justice
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School Facts

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, founded in 1857, is a public university, a member of the PA State System of Higher Education. Its 585-acre campus is located in Edinboro, PA approx. 18 miles from Erie.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 7,462
Established in 1857
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACBSP (Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CORE (Council on Rehabilitation Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

Codes

SAT 2651
ACT 3702

Social Networks

Public

6,090

undergraduate students

1,372

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
29%
400-499
49%
300-399
14%
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
30%
400-499
45%
300-399
17%
30-36
1%
24-29
13%
18-23
53%
12-17
33%
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Edinboro, PA

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Edinboro, PA

585-acre campus in Edinboro (population: 6,800), 23 miles from Erie; branch campuses in Erie and Meadville. Airport, bus, and train serve Erie; major airport serves Pittsburgh (110 miles) and Cleveland, Oh (94 miles). School operates transportation to branch campuses. Public transportation serves campus.

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
219 Meadville Street
Edinboro, PA 16444

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
37%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
67%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
4%
Top 1/4
15%
Top 1/2
47%
Bottom 1/2
53%
Bottom 1/4
23%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
29%
400-499
49%
300-399
14%
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
30%
400-499
45%
300-399
17%
30-36
1%
24-29
13%
18-23
53%
12-17
33%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required/GED accepted
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Required of some
SAT or ACT Required of some

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,006
Declined + 986
Total Received 3,992

Admissions Contact

Craig Grooms
Director
P: 888-846-2676
F: 814 732-2420
eup_admissions@edinboro.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,622
Room $5,460
Board $2,308
Books & supplies $500
Total $14,890
Average Financial Aid - $8,407
Total with Avg. Aid $6,483

Financial Aid

48%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$8,407

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $12,608,908
State $7,745,077
Institutional $332,555
Other external $70,400
Total $20,756,940

Non-need-based

Federal $125,552
State $330,025
Institutional $1,246,581
Other external $1,034,063
Total $2,736,221

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
football
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wheelchair basketball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference , NCAA Collegiate Sports (Division II, Division I in wrestling)
Mascot
Fighting Scot
School colors
red and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Anthropology
Applied Media Arts
Applied Technology
Art
Art Education
Art History
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Early Childhood
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Education/P-4
Early Childhood Education/P-4/Special Education
Earth Sciences
Economics
Educational Leadership
Educational Psychology
Elementary Education
Elementary/Special Education
English
Environmental Science
Environmental Science/Biology
Fine Arts
Geography
Geology
German
Health/Physical Education
History
Human Services/Developmental Disabilities Specialist
Human Services/Social Services
Humanities/English
Individualized Studies
Industrial/Engineering Administration
Journalism/Mass Communication
Liberal Studies
Manufacturing Engineering Technology
Mathematics
Medical Technology
Middle Level Education
Middle/Secondary Instruction
Music
Music Education
Nuclear Medicine Technology
Nursing
Nursing/Contemporary Nursing Issues
Nursing/Innovative
Nursing/R.N. to B.S.N.
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Pre-Pharmacy
Pre-School Education
Psychology
Reading
School Psychology
Secondary Biology
Secondary Chemistry
Secondary Earth/Space Education
Secondary English
Secondary General Science Education
Secondary Mathematics
Secondary Physics Education
Secondary Social Studies Education
Social Sciences
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education
Speech-Language Pathology
Speech/Hearing Sciences
Studio Arts
Women's Studies
World Languages/Cultures
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Undergraduate

82%

6,090
students

Female
58%
3,545

Male
42%
2,545

Graduate

18%

1,372
students

Female
77%
1,057

Male
23%
315

undergraduateFull-time

91%

5,565
students

Female
59%
3,233

Male
41%
2,332

undergraduatePart-time

9%

525
students

Female
60%
312

Male
40%
213

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
84%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

54%

Transfer applicants accepted

50%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 32
Countries most often represented China
Japan
Liberia
Nigeria
South Korea
Thailand
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Linda Kightlinger
Director, International Student Services
814 732-2770
lkightlinger@edinboro.edu

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