Edinboro

Edinboro University

219 Meadville St, Edinboro, United States
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  • Textbook Notes
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  • Study Guides
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  • Currently Enrolled
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  • Previously Enrolled
    2

Overview of Edinboro University (Edinboro)

About this school

Edinboro University (formerly Edinboro University of Pennsylvania), founded in 1857, is a public university. While it is recognized as a leader in academic programming, it also provides opportunities for personal growth. A wide variety of extracurricular cultural, developmental, and recreational programs are open to all enrolled students. Its 585-acre campus is located in Edinboro, 18 miles from Erie.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:5,585
    • Men:2,343 (42.0%)
    • Women:3,242 (58.0%)

Location

Admission Information (Edinboro)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Edinboro University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
219 Meadville Street
City, State, Zip
Edinboro, PA  16444
Phone
(814) 732-2761
Fax
(814) 732-2420
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
-
Application Fee
$30
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for some freshmen
Other
Music auditions recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
99% of 3,143 applicants were admitted
Women
100% of 1,941 applicants were admitted
Men
99% of 1,202 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,974 (63%) of 3,121 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,127 (58%) of 1,936 admitted students enrolled
Men
847 (71%) of 1,185 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.18
375 And Above
21%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
13%
2.50 - 2.99
20%
2.00 - 2.49
8%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
20 average |16-22 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
1%
• Score 24 - 29
15%
• Score 18 - 23
45%
• Score 12 - 17
37%
• Score 6 - 11
1%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (Edinboro)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $10,282|Out-of-state: $14,028
  • Room & Board: - $11,219 (74.45085938018448%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,300 (8.626982546950693%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,550 (16.92215807286482%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Edinboro University accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003321
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
998 (87.9%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
978 (98.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
965 (98.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
95 (9.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
52%
Average Award
$9,617
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 879 (91.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,470
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 777 (80.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,164
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 806 (83.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
3,176 (73.1%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,808 (88.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,762 (98.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
168 (6.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
49%
Average Award
$9,395
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,625 (95.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,458
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,426 (87.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,018
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,440 (52.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
87 (2.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,548

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
86%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$36,041
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Humanities, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership, Memberships
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Religious Affiliation, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (Edinboro)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


317

Part-Time Faculty


54

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


70%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 10% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 20% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 31% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 21% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 9% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 8% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
1157
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Edinboro University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


70.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


25.1%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


44.6%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


49.0%

Programs & Majors (Edinboro)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (42)


  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • 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 and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Journalism, Other
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Operations Management and Supervision
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Research and Experimental Psychology, Other
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Visual and performing arts, Health professions and related sciences, Education

Online Degrees


Business administration, engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Fine Arts, Master of Social Work, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (24)


  • Anthropology
  • Art Education
  • Art Therapy
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Psychology
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • History
  • Middle School Education
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Political Science
  • Reading Education
  • Rehabilitation Counseling
  • School Psychology
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Work
  • Special Education

Campus Life (Edinboro)

Location & Geography

Population


6,447

Nearest Metropolitan Area


585 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
18.2 average low in January, 75.3 average high in September
Rain
164 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
100 mile(s) from campus in Pittsburgh
Nearest Bus Station
23 mile(s) from campus in Erie
Nearest Train Station
23 mile(s) from campus in Erie

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


37% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


63%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Fighting Scots
School Colors
Red and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
baseball, basketball, bowling, cheerleading, equestrian sports, fencing, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, racquetball, rock climbing, skiing (downhill), soccer, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Edinboro University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, student government association, university programming board, greek life, recreational sports, student leadership (leadership edinboro)

Sororities


1% of women participate

Fraternities


0% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


5,086

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
5,585
Women
3,242
Men
2,343

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.9% Asian
  • 8.7% Black/African-American
  • 3.1% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 83.2% White
  • 1.2% Unknown

International Students


1.9%

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


1,252

Student Resources (Edinboro)

Study resources