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Founded in 1857

Edinboro University began as a private training school for teachers and is now northwestern Pennsylvania’s largest public regional comprehensive institution of higher education. With a vibrant campus community, celebrated academic programs, state-of-the-art facilities, NCAA athletics, performing arts and a wide variety of co-curricular clubs and organizations, you are sure to find your place at EU.

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Who we Are 6,000+ FIGHTING from SCOTS 67 50 34 playing17 We are the


Pennsylvania counties


varsity sports


18 to1

student-faculty ratio

82% 150+ 65,000+

of our internationally recognized faculty hold terminal degrees in their field of study

student clubs and organizations



We pride ourselves on preparing students for outstanding careers and making a difference in the broader community.

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The activities and organizations available at EU make my life in Edinboro enjoyable and rewarding. YUKO | 3

Our Students 948 3.23 38% average SAT


average high school GPA

first-generation college students



84% 15% 1%

Pennsylvania residents

out-of-state residents

international students

All statistics for first-time students for the fall 2016 semester

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My experience at Edinboro is something that I'll carry with me for the rest of my life. Edinboro will always be my second home. BRITTANY | 5

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Edinboro University prepared me exceptionally for a smooth transition from school to work by providing me with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed. AMMA

Our Graduates

EU’s more than 65,000 alumni live in all 50 states and 61 countries around the world. Our graduates are government officials, Disney animators, federal agents, renowned medical professionals, acclaimed artists and college presidents as well as leaders in business, education, science, criminal justice and countless other fields. | 7

EU’s nationallyranked computer animation program set the foundation for me to pursue a graduate degree. MIKE

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Alumni Success Game and Virtual World Development program ranked among the

inthe TOP 25 nation 2016 Animation Career Review

School of Education is among the


teacherpreparation programs in Pennsylvania Based on number of enrolled students

Nursing program boasts a


NCLEx pass rate,

well above the state and national average March 2016 graduates

EU cinema and animation grads have won

6 Emmys

in the past

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Preparing you for success

The quality education and invaluable hands-on experience I have received at Edinboro University has prepared me well for a future in engineering and manufacturing. BRAD

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HONORS PROGRAM Open to all majors and supported by stellar faculty members who are enthusiastic about working with talented and motivated students, Edinboro University Honors Program students enjoy preferential scheduling, dedicated Living-Learning Floors, extended library privileges and scholarships.

STUDY ABROAD Studying abroad is both a wonderful enhancement to your education and a life-enriching experience. Many types of experiences are available through our Global Education Office, from short-term (2-5 weeks) to a semester or even a year abroad.

Edinboro University is committed to providing a high-quality collegiate experience to all students who wish to pursue excellence in and out of the classroom.

INTERNSHIPS Hands-on, real-world experience is hard to beat. Every major at EU has one or more designated internship directors to assist you with identifying opportunities and coordinating credits.

LEARNING COMMONS The Edinboro University Learning Commons is an integrated center that provides you with comprehensive academic learning and support services in one convenient location. Located in Baron-Forness Library, the Learning Commons includes the Academic Success Center, Center for Career Development and Experiential Learning, Global Education Office, tutoring services and much more. | 11

Academic Majors ASSOCIATE DEGREES (2 YEARS) Applied Technology (AAS) Business Administration (AS) Computer Science (AS) Criminal Justice (AA) Human Services – Social Services (AA) Human Services – Developmental Disabilities Specialist (AA) Liberal Studies (AA) (*6) Manufacturing Engineering Technology (AET) Pre-Pharmacy Pre-Pharmacy – LECOM (*2) Preschool Education (AS)

BACHELOR'S DEGREES (4 YEARS) ART Applied Media Arts – Cinema (BFA) Applied Media Arts – Graphic Interactive Design (BFA) Applied Media Arts – Photography (BFA) Art Education (BSAE) Studio Arts – Ceramics (BFA) Studio Arts – Drawing (BFA) Studio Arts – Illustration (BFA) Studio Arts – Jewelry/Metalsmithing (BFA) Studio Arts – Painting (BFA) Studio Arts – Printmaking (BFA) Studio Arts – Sculpture (BFA) Studio Arts – Wood/Furniture (BFA) BIOLOGY AND HEALTH SERVICES Biology (BA) Biology (BS) Biology – Pre-Chiropractic (BA) Biology – Pre-Dental (BS) Biology – Pre-Medical (BS) Biology – Pre-Medical (LECOM) (BS) (*2) Biology – Pre-Physical Therapy (BA) Biology – Pre-Physician Assistant (BA) Biology – Pre-Veterinary (BS) Environmental Science – Biology (BS) Environmental Science – Wildlife Biology (BS) Medical Technology (BS) Nuclear Medicine Technology (BS) BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS Business Administration – Accounting (BS) Business Administration – Accounting/Forensic Acct/ Fraud Examination (BS)

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Business Administration – Comprehensive Business Admin (BS) Business Administration – Finance (BS) Business Administration – International Business (BS) Business Administration – Management Information Systems (BS) Business Administration – Marketing (BS) Business Administration – Personal Financial Planning (BS) Economics (BS) CHEMISTRY Chemistry (BA) Chemistry (BS) Chemistry – Biochemistry (BS) Chemistry – Forensic Science (BS) COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM AND MEDIA Communication Studies (BA) Journalism and PR – Journalism (BA) Journalism and PR – Public Relations (BA) Journalism and PR – Digital Media Production (BA) Journalism and PR – Strategic Communication (BA) COMMUNICATION SCIENCES & DISORDERS Speech and Hearing Sciences (BS) CRIMINAL JUSTICE, ANTHROPOLOGY, AND FORENSIC STUDIES Criminal Justice (BA) Anthropology (BA) EARLY CHILDHOOD AND READING Early Childhood Education (P-4) (BSEd) Early Childhood (P-4) and Special Education (P-8) (BSEd) ENGLISH AND PHILOSOPHY English – Literature (BA) English – Pre-Law (BA) English – Writing (BA) GEOSCIENCES Earth Sciences (BA) Geography (BA) Geography – Environmental Studies (BA) Geography – Urban/Regional Planning (BA) Geology (BS) Geology – Energy Resources (BS) Geology – Environmental Geology (BS)

HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION Health and Physical Education (Teacher Certification) (BS) Health Promotion (BS) Human Performance (BS) Sport and Recreation Administration (BS) HISTORY, POLITICS, LANGUAGES, AND CULTURES History – Comprehensive (BA) History – Digital History (BA) History – Military History (BA) Individualized Studies (BA) (*6) Political Science (BA) Political Science – International Affairs (BA) Political Science – Legal Studies (BA) MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE Computer Science – Applied (BS) Computer Science – Game and Virtual World Development (BS) Computer Science – Network and System Administration (BS) Computer Science – Theoretical (BS) Computer Science – Web Development and Implementation (BS) Mathematics (BS) Mathematics – Actuarial Science (BS) MIDDLE AND SECONDARY EDUCATION, AND EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP Middle Level Education English/Language Arts/Reading (BSEd) English/Language Arts/Reading/Special Education PK-8 (BSEd) Mathematics (BSEd) Math/English/Language Arts/Reading (BSEd) Math and Science (BSEd) Math and Social Studies (BSEd) Math and Special Education PK-8 (BSEd) Math/English/Language Arts/Reading/ Special Education PK-8 (BSEd) Math/Science/Special Education PK-8 (BSEd) Math/Social Studies/Special Education PK-8 (BSEd) Science (BSEd) Science/English/Language Arts/Reading (BSEd) Science/English/Language Arts/Reading/ Special Education PK-8 (BSEd) Science and Social Studies (BSEd) Science/Special Education PK-8 (BSEd) Science/Social Studies/Special Education PK-8 (BSEd) Social Studies (BSEd) Social Studies/Special Education PK-8 (BSEd) Secondary Level Education Biology (BSEd) Chemistry (BSEd) Comprehensive English (BSEd) Earth/Space Science (BSEd) Mathematics (BSEd) Physics (BSEd) Social Studies (BSEd)

Special Education Biology 7-12 (BSEd) Chemistry 7-12 (BSEd) Comprehensive English 7-12 (BSEd) Earth/Space Science 7-12 (BSEd) Mathematics 7-12 (BSEd) Physics 7-12 (BSEd) Social Studies 7-12 (BSEd) MUSIC AND THEATRE Music (BA) Music – Music Education (BA) Music Therapy (BM) NURSING Innovative Nursing (BSN) (*3, *5, *7) Nursing (BSN) (*7, *9) Nursing – RN to BSN (BSN) (*4, *5) Contemporary Nursing Issues for Foreign-Educated Nurses (BSN) (*8) PHYSICS AND TECHNOLOGY Industrial Engineering Administration (BS) Physics – Cooperative Engineering (BS) Physics – Liberal Arts (BS) Physics – Theoretical (BS) PSYCHOLOGY Psychology – Applied Developmental (BS) Psychology – Applied Mental Health (BS) Psychology – Custom Focus (BS) SOCIAL WORK Social Work (BS) SOCIOLOGY Sociology (BA) UNDECLARED Undeclared – Arts and Science (*1)

For the most up-to-date list of programs, visit Notes: (*1) Students who are unsure of their curriculum major may choose “Undeclared” to begin their college experience. Although you cannot graduate from Edinboro University without choosing a major, most, if not all, credits earned will be applicable to the degree program you select. In addition, students will receive special assistance in choosing a major; (*2) Co-op program with Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine; (*3) For students already possessing a four-year degree in another area; (*4) For students possessing a license as a registered nurse (RN); (*5) Transfers only; (*6) Self-designed major; (*7) Fall start only; (*8) For international nurses only; (*9) Freshmen only. | 13

OFFICE FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES (OSD) EU is widely recognized as one of the leading universities in the nation in providing services to students with disabilities. For more than 40 years, our OSD has provided access to excellent accommodations, from academic aides to van transportation, attendant care and much more, promoting confidence and independent functioning for all students.

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VETERANS SUCCESS CENTER The Veterans Success Center serves as a one-stop resource for your needs as a student veteran, current service member or military dependent. We provide study space and computers, as well as access to campus and off-campus resources and GI BillÂŽ benefit programs.

ROTC The EU Army ROTC Fighting Scots Battalion trains future military leaders through leadership labs and military science instruction. Students enrolled in the program receive instruction in the fundamentals of leadership with emphasis on self-discipline, integrity, confidence and responsibility. | 15

Investing in your future EU’s Financial Aid Office provides you with access to education through financial assistance from state and federal programs as well as University scholarships. The University also offers numerous merit-based and external scholarship opportunities to help reduce the cost of a college education. Students who meet the preferred December 15 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) filing deadline receive full consideration for federal and state grant, work-study and student loan programs. The Edinboro University Financial Aid Code for use on state and federal aid applications is 003321. Nearly

$4.7 million


in institutional scholarships and awards in 2016-17

of undergraduate students receive some form of financial aid

TUITION AND FEES* Full-Time Undergraduate

PA Resident

Non-PA Resident



Room (double occupancy suite) Highlands









(2017-18 academic year)

Tuition + Fees**

(14 meal plan + $300 Flex + $25 Boro Bucks)

*The current 2017-18 fee schedule is listed above, however fees are subject to change without prior notice. Tuition and fee rates are set annually by the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Board of Governors. **Some degrees require an additional program fee.

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The faculty here are very knowledgeable, personable and dedicated to seeing students succeed in and out of the classroom. JENNIFER | 17

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What's Campus like? Fighting Scots live, work and play in state-of-the-art facilities on our picturesque 585-acre campus.

CAMPUS HIGHLIGHTS • COOPER SCIENCE CENTER – Renovations and equipment upgrades have created the most up-to-date science facility in the region. Additions include the most sensitive and accurate nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer in the market today and a cutting-edge gas chromatographymass spectrometer. • BARON-FORNESS LIBRARY – The largest and most comprehensive academic library in northwestern Pennsylvania with nearly 300,000 volumes, 680,000 microform units and access to over 100 databases. Located on the second floor of the library is the EU Learning Commons. This integrated center provides comprehensive academic learning and support services in one convenient location • HUMAN SERVICES BUILDING – Three high-fidelity human-patient simulators, including a sophisticated birthing simulator, allow for realistic replication of clinical situations within an interactive and safe learning environment. • OBSERVATORY – Our Celestron Edge HD telescope enables students to engage with faculty in cutting-edge research of the universe. • CAMPUS MEDIA CENTER – Home to the University's three student-run media outlets – ETV television, WFSE-FM radio and The Spectator, EU's award-winning campus newspaper.

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Peek’n Peak Resort

Downtown Erie

Where we Are EU is located just 20 minutes south of Erie, Pennsylvania’s fourth-largest city. The city is bustling with exciting activities for students. • Professional sports teams in basketball, hockey and baseball

Rochester Buffalo



Cleveland Akron


• Art museums, an acclaimed community theater and a professional orchestra



• Indoor and outdoor waterparks and a large shopping district



Pittsburgh Washington



• Access to Greyhound bus lines, Amtrak and Erie International Airport

Harrisburg Philadelphia

• Seven miles of beaches at Presque Isle State Park on Lake Erie

Baltimore Washington, DC

Photos courtesy:

Presque Isle State Park

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Where you'll


Find your home away from home on our welcoming and picturesque campus. When you live on campus, you’ll be right in the heart of everything the University and surrounding community have to offer.


of freshmen live in student housing

THE HIGHLANDS AT EDINBORO The region’s premier student housing complex • Contemporary studios • Suite-style living • On-site laundry facilities • Cable TV, wireless Internet and other amenities • Convenient location near classrooms, dining and fitness facilities, transportation and more Traditional dormitory rooms in Earp and Rose Halls are also available. | 21

What's Going on Take advantage of the many fun and healthy experiences, both on and off campus, here at EU. Outside the classroom, we offer student clubs, honor societies and professional organizations.

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FIGHTING SCOT PRIDE Fighting Scots athletic teams participate in 17 varsity sports, plus intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball. WOMEN’S Basketball Cross Country Lacrosse Soccer Softball Swimming Tennis Track and Field

MEN’S Basketball Cross Country Football Swimming Tennis Track and Field Wrestling

(Indoor and Outdoor)

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FRANK G. POGUE STUDENT CENTER Our Student Center is the hub for EU’s active and vibrant campus life. The facility includes a food court with several options, the campus bookstore, banking services, the Student Government Association (SGA) Convenience Store, space for student events and the Scot Cinema movie theater.

FITNESS CENTER With brand-name equipment like Life Fitness, Matrix, Nautilus and Cybex, you will have no problems reaching your fitness goals. In addition to two gymnasiums, three racquetball courts, an elevated track and climbing wall, both the men’s and women’s locker rooms feature a steam room and sauna.

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RECREATIONAL AND CLUB SPORTS From flag football and floor hockey to bowling and indoor/ outdoor soccer, as well unique activities like ultimate frisbee, body building, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, equestrian competition and rugby, EU offers a wide variety of club and recreational sports.

CAMPUS OUTDOOR RECREATION EXPERIENCE (CORE) CORE hosts numerous exciting regional excursions and activities for students who enjoy the great outdoors. You can even rent equipment like camping gear, cross-country skis, cornhole boards and more. | 25

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Find Your place here

College is about more than going to class. It’s a time to discover your passions, form lifelong friendships, develop valuable life skills and prepare for your bright future. At Edinboro University, you’ll enjoy a welcoming atmosphere and plenty of opportunities to make memories that will last a lifetime.

Experience EU at

GET CONNECTED. STAY CONNECTED. Share your story and find out what’s happening on campus, 24/7. @edinboro


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ApplytoEu If you’re open to the possibility that you can achieve more than you have ever imagined, then you belong at Edinboro University. Take the first step toward your successful future by applying today.

ADMISSIONS AT EU • Admission decisions are reached using a combination of your official high school records, SAT/ACT aptitude test scores, recommendations and interviews. • Students are able to apply for admission to the University starting July 1 following their junior year. • We use a rolling admission system, meaning there are no admission application deadlines at Edinboro U. Once your completed application has been received and reviewed, a formal letter from the Admissions Office will notify you of your status.

Apply online at

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Our Campus For many proud Fighting Scots, one visit was all it took to know they had found the perfect university for them. Now it’s your turn. We invite you to explore our beautiful 585-acre campus with state-of-the-art learning facilities, open fields, wooded areas and its own five-acre lake.











































AH Academy Hall (Admissions Office)

FP Frank G. Pogue Student Center

AL Alumni House BF Baron-Forness Library

GA Garage

LH Loveland Hall

GZ Gazebo

MB Maintenance Building

BH Butterfield Hall

GH Ghering Health and Wellness Center

MF McComb Fieldhouse

CE Centennial Hall

HH Hamilton Hall

MH McNerney Hall

CA Louis C. Cole Auditorium –

HX Hendricks Hall

MZ Mike S. Zafirovski Sports

Memorial Hall

H1 Highlands Residence Hall 1

CW Commonwealth House CH Compton Hall CO Cooper Science Center CC Crawford Center DH Dearborn Hall DC Diebold Center for

the Performing Arts

DO Doucette Hall EL Earlley Hall EH Earp Hall EA East Hall FS Fighting Scot Plaza

H2 Highlands Residence Hall 2 H3 Highlands Residence Hall 3 H4 Highlands Residence Hall 4 H5 Highlands Residence Hall 5 H6 Highlands Residence Hall 6 H7 Highlands Residence Hall 7 H8 Highlands Residence Hall 8 IC Information Center and

Police Station

JB Jeremy D. Brown Human

Services Building

LT Lawrence Towers

LC Leader Speech and Hearing Center

and Recreation Center

MI Miller Hall PW Pedestrian Walkway RW R. Benjamin Wiley Arts

and Sciences Center

RE Reeder Hall RH Rose Hall RO Ross Hall SF Softball Field SH Sox Harrison Stadium SS Standing Stones at Highlands VH Van Houten Dining Hall WA William P. Alexander Music Building

Explore EU at


Undergraduate Admissions Office Academy Hall | 200 East Normal Street | Edinboro, PA 16444 (814) 732-2761 or (888) 846-2676 | | @edinboro



Edinboro University is committed to ensuring compliance with all Title IX, the Clery Act, and CampusSaVE requirements in order to provide safe and equitable educational opportunities for all students. Edinboro University is an equal opportunity educational institution and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, veteran status, gender, sexual orientation, sex and disability in its activities, programs, or employment practices as required by Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Section 504, ADEA and the ADA. For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures and for inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and its implementing regulation, contact Ronald A. Wilson, Title IX Coordinator, 219 Meadville Street, Edinboro, PA 16444; Phone: (814)732-2167; Email: Additionally, inquiries concerning Title IX and its implementing regulation can be made to the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, Region III, The Wanamaker Building, 100 Penn Square East - Suite 505, Philadelphia, PA 19107; Phone: (215) 656-6010; Fax: (215) 656-6020. Additional information can be found online at VB2017

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