Edinboro University Of Pennsylvania

Edinboro University Of Pennsylvania

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is an accredited public liberal arts college situated in Edinboro, Pennsylvania. The university was founded as Edinboro Academy in 1857. The college has locations in Meadville and Erie, and spans over 585 acres. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania has over 7,000 students, and offers more than 100 degree programs to its students.

The college's athletic teams go by the name Fighting Scots, and the university offers intercollegiate sports such as football, men's & women's cross country, women's soccer, men's & women's basketball, women's volleyball, men's wrestling, men's & women's swimming, men's & women's track and women's softball.

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Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
219 Meadville Street
Edinboro , PA 16444-0001
General Phone: (814) 732-2000

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Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching364educational administration, special ed, special education, school counseling, elementary school teaching, teacher ed, reading teaching, teacher education and development
Liberal Arts190Latin American studies, German language, Spanish language, English, liberal arts and sciences, social services, anthropology, economics, geography, ...
Fine Arts147fine arts, art history and criticism
Business and Management121business management
Media114communication studies, mass communication, journalism, broadcast journalism, journalism courses, organizational communications
Security and Law Enforcement110criminal justice and safety
Therapy and Counseling102psychology, clinical psychology, educational psychology, communication disorders
Nursing and Emergency Medicine65registered nursing
Family and Social Work65social work
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy60health and fitness, dietitian
Science54biology, biological and physical sciences, chemistry, geology, physics
Medical Support and Technology28speech pathology, medical lab assistant
Conservation and Resource Management24environmental science
Art Studies20art studies
Computer Science and Engineering11computer and info science, information technology
Religion and Philosophy4philosophy
Engineering Technician2manufacturing tech
Drama and Performing Arts1drama

Number of programs and degrees for Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree1,04942
Master's degree35817
Postbaccalaureate certificate73
Associate's degree838
Post-master's certificate11

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Student Body

In 2007-2008, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania had a total enrollment of 7,686 students (6,650 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 43%
Women 57%
Full-Time 98%
Part-Time 2%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 81%
Graduate 19%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 88%
Black 8%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 26%
20-21 25%
22-24 18%
25-29 12%
30-34 5%
35-39 4%
40-49 5%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New York7%
New Jersey1%

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 69 %
Part-Time 42 %

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Room and Board (2007)

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania offers campus housing for 2,090 of its 6,650 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Edinboro, Pennsylvania for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Pennsylvania Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal420530
SAT Math420530
ACT Composite1621

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT95%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT21%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 7,042
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 9,814
Room and board $ 6,450
Room charge $ 4,200
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,534
Books and supplies $ 900
Other expenses $ 2,200

Financial Aid:
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 332100)

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Faculty

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track3227
Non-tenured and not on tenure track518

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year55$95,95448$94,946
Associate professoracademic year51$76,49935$76,475
Assistant professoracademic year61$63,08644$63,516
Instructoracademic year7$52,50624$45,983
All faculty totalacademic year174$76,981151$73,724

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference
Basketball Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference
Baseball Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference
Track Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports244973

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Technology

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Reading Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General
Special Education and Teaching, Other
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Subject Areas, Other

Engineering Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Fine Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Liberal Arts
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
German Language and Literature
History, General
Latin American Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Broadcast Journalism
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Journalism, Other
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Organizational Communication, General

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Dietetics/Dietitian (RD)
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other

Religion And Philosophy

Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Communication Disorders, General
Educational Psychology
Psychology, General

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