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Edinboro University
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  • 4 Year
  • EDINBORO, PA

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Based on the downward trend in regional COVID-19 cases and as vaccination rates continue to increase, we are planning for a traditional, vibrant campus experience this fall. Members of the University community are hard at work preparing campus for the fall semester and solidifying plans that align with public health guidance. Learn More

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade C+
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

About

200 EAST NORMAL STREET
EDINBORO, PA 16444
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference
From Edinboro University

Edinboro University is the place for those who think... for those who create... for those who work harder, smarter and faster... for those who strive.

Founded in 1857 as a private training school for teachers, Edinboro University has grown into one of northwestern Pennsylvania's largest and most comprehensive institutions of higher education. With a vibrant campus community, more than 100 areas of academic study, the area’s premiere student housing complex, numerous clubs and organizations, nationally renowned services for students with physical disabilities, NCAA athletics, performing arts, and a thriving Greek life scene, Edinboro University is committed to providing the highest quality, most affordable undergraduate, graduate and co-curricular education possible.

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Edinboro University Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
83%
SAT Range
970-1160
ACT Range
18-23
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$15,167 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$6,323 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
92%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
73%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 66 responses
51%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 78 responses
58%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 78 responses

Majors

Change Lives with the Power of Art Therapy

Do you believe in the transformative power of creative expression? Are you interested in using the visual arts and creative engagement in a helping profession? Edinboro’s B.S. in Art Therapy meets the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) guidelines and will prepare you for more than 30 different careers in counseling recreational therapies, human services and the arts.

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    20%
  • On Campus
    78%
  • Online
    2%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,998 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
401
Undergrads Over 25
9%
Pell Grant
46%
Varsity Athletes
11%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 49 responses
  • Friendly
    45%
  • Unique
    18%
  • Charismatic
    14%
  • Indifferent
    10%
  • The lack of awareness of culture
    6%
  • Irritated
    4%
  • Nerdy
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
68%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 92 responses
Poll
47%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 109 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 53 responses
  • Comfortable
    28%
  • Welcoming and filled with new experiences
    23%
  • Friendly
    21%
  • Ok
    8%
  • Strange
    8%
  • Diverse
    4%
  • Snowbound
    4%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
44%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 43 responses

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