PennWest Edinboro

Edinboro, PA

PennWest Edinboro

Edinboro, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$10,544

$14,402

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
480
75th
570
25th
480
75th
23
25th
16
75th
23
25th
16
75th
23
25th
18
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,783
Declined 490
Total Received 3,273
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Public

3,913

undergraduate students

1,851

graduate students

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School Facts

Founded in 1857, Pennsylvania Western University Edinboro (formerly Edinboro University of Pennsylvania) is a public comprehensive university. In 2022, the University combined with two other institutions to form PennWest. Its 585-acre campus is located in Edinboro, Pennsylvania—approximately 18 miles from Erie.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 5,764
Established in 1857
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

585-acre campus in Edinboro (population: 6,447), 23 miles from Erie; branch campuses in Erie and Meadville. Air, 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.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

PennWest Edinboro
219 Meadville Street
Edinboro, PA
16444

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
30%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
51%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
30%
Top 1/2
67%
Bottom 1/2
33%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
480
75th
570
25th
480
75th
23
25th
16
75th
23
25th
16
75th
23
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Other application fee (may be waived for some students)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,783
Declined 490
Total Received 3,273

Admissions Factors

Required

Admission test scores
Secondary School Rank
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

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

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Financial Aid

82%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$7,086

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,716
Room $6,000
Board $3,594
Additional fees $2,828
Books & supplies $1,300
Total $21,438
Average Financial Aid - $7,086
Total with Avg. Aid $14,352

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $7,121,892
State $3,539,935
Institutional $134,625
Other external $690,797
Total $11,487,249

Non-need-based

Federal $55,431
State $165,496
Institutional $1,910,342
Other external $218,288
Total $2,349,557

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 888 611-2680
F: 814 732-2129
finaid@edinboro.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Basketball
Football
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, Brazilian jiujitsu, equestrian sports, lacrosse, rugby, soccer, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

equestrian sports, triathlon, volleyball, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, deck hockey, dodgeball, flag football, indoor floor hockey, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, volleyball (indoor/sand)

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA Collegiate Sports (Division II, Division I in wrestling), Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference, EWL (DI Wrestling)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Anthropology, General.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Therapy/Therapist.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Biological and Physical Sciences.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Economics, General.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational Psychology.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Biology.
Environmental Studies.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Food Science.
Geographic Information Science and Cartography.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Health and Wellness, General.
History, General.
Journalism.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics, General.
Music Therapy/Therapist.
Music, General.
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Operations Management and Supervision.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Pre-Pharmacy Studies.
Reading Teacher Education.
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other.
School Psychology.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, Other.
Statistics, Other.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.

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Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Natural Science
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

5,764

total students

83%

in-state

17%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

68%

3,913
students

Female
58%
2,272

Male
42%
1,641

32%

1,851
students

Female
82%
1,525

Male
18%
326

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

80%

3,134
students

Female
58%
1,806

Male
42%
1,328

20%

779
students

Female
60%
466

Male
40%
313

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
81%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

4%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 24
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
China
Germany
Nigeria
United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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