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Study at 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 and women's cross country, women's soccer, men's and women's basketball, women's volleyball, men's wrestling, men's and women's swimming, men's and women's track and women's softball.

Profile of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

The campus of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is in Edinboro, PA, which is a town not far from a more urbanized area. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania include, at the school's highest level, the Post-Master's certificate.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in media, fine arts, and security and law enforcement.

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Selectivity

Admission at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is selective, not open to all who apply. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 400. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 410 and 520.


Edinboro University of Pennsylvania has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania had 7, 686 students enrolled (6, 687 full-time equivalent).

Student Life

The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania values student athletics, and belongs to the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference.

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching327elementary school teaching, school Counselling, reading teaching, special ed, educational administration, teacher ed, special education, teacher education and development
Liberal Arts218liberal arts and sciences, sociology, social services, English, political science, history, Spanish language, anthropology, . . .
Fine Arts151fine arts, art history and criticism
Therapy and Counselling123psychology, communication disorders, clinical psychology, educational psychology
Security and Law Enforcement114criminal justice and safety
Business and Management110business management, operations management
Media104communication studies, journalism, broadcast journalism, organizational communications
Family and Social Work71social work
Nursing and Emergency Medicine68registered nursing
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy58health and fitness, dietitian
Science40biology, geology, chemistry, physics, biological and physical sciences
Medical Support and Technology21speech pathology, medical lab assistant
Conservation and Resource Management20environmental science
Art Studies17art studies
Computer Science and Engineering16computer and info science, information technology
Engineering Technician2manufacturing tech
Drama and Performing Arts2drama

Contact: Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

219 Meadville Street

Edinboro, PA 16444-0001

General Phone: (814) 732-2000


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