Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.

Edinboro University Admissions Overview:

Most of the students who apply to Edinboro will be accepted--the school has an acceptance rate of 95%. For complete application/admissions requirements, be sure to visit the admissions office, or check out the school's website. To apply, interested students need to submit an application, high school transcripts, and scores from the SAT or ACT. 

Admissions Data (2016):

  • Edinboro University Acceptance Rate: 95%
  • Test Scores -- 25th / 75th Percentile

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Description:

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is a public, four-year institution in Edinboro, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1857, the school earned its "University" status (offering graduate degrees) in 1983. The university offers over 100 degree programs and 57 minors across a wide range of academic departments. High-achieving students should also check out the Honors Program. Academics at Edinboro are supported by a student / faculty ratio of 18 to 1. There is plenty to do on the 585-acre campus including more than 200 student clubs and organizations, more than 30 intramural sports, and 17 fraternities and sororities. Students can also spend time on the school's 5-acre lake. Some of the clubs include Fencing Club, Edinboro Gaming Guild, and Edinboro University Martial Arts Club. The campus is also home to its own climbing gym, open pool, and the Zafirovski Sports and Recreation Center. When it comes to intercollegiate athletic competition, the Edinboro Fighting Scots compete in the NCAA Division II Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) for 17 sports.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 6,181 (4,840 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 42% Male / 58% Female
  • 90% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $10,074 (in-state); $10,640 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $11,219
  • Other Expenses: $2,550
  • Total Cost: $24,753 (in-state); $24,843 (out-of-state)

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 96%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 91%
    • Loans: 76%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $6,472
    • Loans: $6,993

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Communication Studies, Criminal Justice, Elementary Education, Fine Arts, Health and Physical Education, Liberal Studies, Nursing, Psychology

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 70%
  • Transfer-out Rate: 26%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 28%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 49%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Basketball, Tennis, Wrestling, Football, Basketball, Cross Country, Track and Field
  • Women's Sports: Soccer, Volleyball, Tennis, Cross Country, Basketball, Track and Field, Lacrosse

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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