You have a vision of the future and the will to build it. At Edinboro University, we’ll push you as hard as you push yourself and inspire you to expect more. This is your time to transform — your knowledge, your skills, your network — your life.
Table of Contents 2 Meet Edinboro 4 Transform Your Future
This is your time. Make Edinboro your place.
6 Chart Your Course— 8 Live & Learn 10 Experience Life on Campus 12 Get Involved 14 Discover Northwest PA 16 Visit Campus 18 Financial Aid & Scholarships 20 Apply Now
FOR THOSE WHO STRIVE
Majors & Minors
At Edinboro, you’ll join a community of hardworking students, faculty, staff and alumni who value learning, innovation and active citizenship. Recognitions • One of only eight institutions in Pennsylvania to earn Council for the Accreditation of
Education Preparation (CAEP) accreditation
and the ﬁrst to earn both initial and advanced preparation status
• #5 Top Animation School Programs in
Pennsylvania (Animation Career Review, 2021)
• #23 Top Public Animation Schools and Colleges in the U.S. (Animation Career Review, 2021)
• #3 Best Online Master’s in Early Childhood Education and #1 Best Public University for Online Master’s in Early Childhood Education (Intelligent, 2021)
• 12-time Military Friendly School (VIQTORY)
• #14 Top East Coast Animation Schools (Animation Career Review, 2021)
• #1 Best Master of Fine Arts Program in the U.S. (GradReports, 2020)
• #3 Best Online Master of Social Work Programs in the U.S. (OnlineU, 2020)
• #3 Best Online Master’s in School Counseling and
#1 Best State University for Online Master’s in School Counseling (Intelligent, 2021)
EDINBORO 645 3.0 3.56 21 1,068
or higher GPA of 89% of enrolled
Fall 2020 First-Year Class Profile
students from across
Pennsylvania, 44 states and 22 countries
alumni throughout Edinboro’s proud history from all 50 states and 72 countries around the world
average high school GPA
average ACT among enrolled freshmen
average SAT among enrolled freshmen
*Based on ﬁrst-year, bachelor’s degree-seeking students, Fall 2020
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TRANSFORM YOUR FUTURE
What Positions Have Recent Graduates Earned? • Directing Animator, Cosmo Quest: NASA Program • Auditor, Ernst & Young • Nurse, UPMC Mercy • Financial Planning Associate, Allegheny Financial Group • Teacher, Fox Mill Elementary School • Graphic Designer, Diamond Distributors, Inc.
• Medical Lab Technician, UPMC Chautauqua WCA Hospital
• Marketing Outreach Coordinator, Philadelphia International Music Festival
• Military Adaptive Sports Coordinator for AFSC/ Magellan Federal at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
• Environmental Scientist, Ecology and Environment, Inc.
• Sports Anchor/Reporter, WJET-TV 24 • Forestry Technician, U.S. Forest Service
• Industrial and Manufacturing Engineer, American Fab & Design • Case Manager CTT Counselor, Mercy Behavioral Health
FIND YOUR CAREER PATH FROM DAY ONE At the Center for Career Development and Experiential Learning, you can complete useful assessment tools, review resources and job/internship postings online and on your time,
and schedule career coaching appointments to guide your career path from day one.
From animation and graphic design to nursing, teaching, ﬁnancial planning and more, Edinboro graduates build
Outcomes by the Numbers
of alumni are either employed or attending graduate or professional school within a
successful careers that ﬁre their passions.
year of graduating*
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Emmy Awards won by Cinema and
ﬁrst-time pass rate on the NCLEX nursing licensure exam
* Based on 2019 survey results
CHART Y UR COURSE MAJORS & MINORS Whether you know exactly what you want to study or plan to explore the possibilities before you decide, Edinboro’s ﬁve colleges and
schools, 21 departments, and more than 100 majors and minors provide everything you need to succeed.
Learn much more about the speciﬁc programs you’re interested in at edinboro.edu/academics
Music Natural Products Chemistry Network & System Administration Nursing Painting Personal Financial Planning Philosophy Photography Physics Political Science Pre-Chiropractic Pre-Dental Pre-Law Pre-Medical Pre-Occupational Therapy Pre-Optometry Pre-Physical Therapy Pre-Physician Assistant Pre-Veterinary Printmaking Professional Writing Psychology Public Relations Branding & Imaging Religious Studies Sculpture Secondary Level Education - Biology - Chemistry - Comprehensive English - Mathematics - Social Studies Secondary Level Education & Special Education - Biology - Chemistry - Comprehensive English - Mathematics - Social Studies Social Work Sociology Software Development Spanish Language Special Education Speech & Hearing Sciences Sport & Recreation Management Strategic Communication Trauma Informed Teaching Practices Weather and Climate Wildlife Biology Women’s Studies Woodworking and Furniture Design Writing
ACCELERATED 4+1 PROGRAMS (Earn both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in just ﬁve years)
Any bachelor’s degree + Business Administration (MBA) Any bachelor’s degree + Communication Studies (MACS) Early Childhood and Deaf Education + Special Education (MEd) Early Childhood Education + Reading (MEd) Psychology + Social Work (MSW) Social Work (Advanced Standing) + Social Work (MSW)
Edinboro offers endless ways to customize your education with more than 100 degree programs. Edinboro also offers 21 post-baccalaureate teacher certiﬁcations, including ESL Specialist and Online Instruction Endorsement. For the most up-to-date listing of academic programs, visit edinboro.edu/academics.
ASSOCIATE PROGRAMS Aeronautical Science Applied Computing Applied Technology Business Administration Criminal Justice Electric Utilities Technology Human Services – Social Services Liberal Studies Manufacturing Engineering Technology Pre-Pharmacy Preschool Education GRADUATE PROGRAMS Art Education Arts Infusion Art Therapy Business Administration Clinical Mental Health Counseling Clinical Rehabilitation and Clinical Mental Health Counseling College Counseling Communication Studies Counseling Doctor of Nursing Practice Early Childhood Education Educational Psychology Fine Arts Nursing PA Principal (K-12) Reading Reading – Dyslexia Interventions Reading Specialist School Counseling School Guidance School Psychology Social Work Special Education (PK-12) Special Education – Behavior Management (PK-12) Speech-Language Pathology Studio Art Superintendent Letter of Eligibility Supervisor of Special Education Teacher Certiﬁcation (21 concentrations) Teacher Leadership UNDERGRADUATE CERTIFICATES Quality Assurance Technician
Forensic Studies Game & Virtual World Development General Art Geographic Information Systems Geography Geology German Language Gerontology Graphic & Interactive Design Health and Physical Education (Teacher Certiﬁcation) Health Sciences Health Studies History Human Service and Community Development Illustration Individualized Studies Industrial and Engineering Administration Intelligent Enterprise Introductory Applied Physics Jewelry/Metalsmithing Journalism Latin American Studies Leadership Studies Literature Manufacturing Engineering Technology Marketing Mathematics Medical Technology Middle Level Education - English/Language Arts & Reading - Mathematics - Mathematics, English/Language Arts & Reading - Mathematics & Science - Mathematics & Social Studies - Science - Science & Social Studies - Science, English/Language Arts & Reading - Social Studies Middle Level Education & Special Education - English/Language Arts & Reading - Mathematics - Mathematics, English/Language Arts & Reading - Mathematics & Science - Mathematics & Social Studies - Science - Science & Social Studies - Science, English/Language Arts & Reading - Social Studies
FOR THOSE WHO STRIVE
BACHELOR’S PROGRAMS & MINORS Accelerated Nursing Accounting Actuarial Science Adaptive Leadership and Military Studies Animation Anthropology Applied Computer Science Applied Mathematics Applied Technical Leadership Archaeology Art Education Art History Art Therapy Astronomy Athletic Coaching Biochemistry Biology Broadcast Meteorology Business Administration Ceramics Chemistry Chemistry – Natural Products Cinema – Film & Video Communication Studies Community Arts Comprehensive Business Administration Computer Science Conﬂict Management Creative Writing Criminal Justice Cybersecurity Data Analytics Deaf Studies Digital Media Production Drawing Dyslexia Intervention Early Childhood Education (P-4) Early Childhood (P-4) & Special Education (P-8) Early Childhood Education & Deaf Education Earth Sciences Economics English Environmental Biology Environmental Geology Environmental Studies Exercise Science Fermentation Science Finance Fitness Instruction/Personal Training Forensic Science
LIVE & LEARN
Knowledge is Power
Above and Beyond
For over 45 years, the Ofﬁce for Accessibility
The Baron-Forness Library is one of the most
Whatever your major, you can reach higher
support services for students with disabilities.
Pennsylvania. Grab a drink from the coffee shop
College, which brings talented and motivated
Services (OAS) has provided nationally renowned OAS promotes conﬁdence and independent
functioning of all students and strives to educate and increase understanding of students with disabilities in the college community.
comprehensive libraries in Northwest
and meet your classmates for a brainstorming session in the Learning Commons, which
provides academic learning and support services in one location.
through the Edinboro University Honors
students together and provides opportunities for collaborative research with exceptional faculty, preferential class scheduling, exclusive study
abroad experiences and a Peer Mentor Program.
DISCOVER YOURSELF Our 585-acre campus is beautiful, and our facilities are exceptional. Ask anyone who has visited! At Edinboro, you’ll have access to
hands-on experiences that enable you to apply what you’ve learned.
Your Time to Grow learning is a process, so our faculty and staff will support and challenge you to push beyond your expectations.
Academic Success Center staff will support your academic growth by providing individual advising to help you succeed in your classwork and reach your goals.
Academic support is a hallmark of life at Edinboro. We know that
The Global Education Ofﬁce offers support for international The Veterans Success Center provides study space, a veteran-
speciﬁc student lounge and computer lab, on- and off-campus resources, and GI Bill beneﬁt programs.
The Writing Center assists students with all types of academic
writing and provides English majors with the opportunity to serve as writing consultants.
hold terminal degrees
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students and individualized study abroad advising.
A PLACE THAT INSPIRES Your drive to succeed will be shared by the friends you make living on Edinboro’s beautiful campus. From welcoming residence hall
communities to sharing a meal at Celtic Court or walking along our ﬁve-acre Mallory Lake, campus will quickly become like home.
Your Time to Connect Living Learning Communities (LLCs)
Designed for students who share the same academic and/or
personal interests, LLCs are committed to promoting diverse perspectives and voices. Students live together, share ideas,
participate in activities, explore career options and connect with faculty, staff and peers. LLCs for Fall 2022 may include The Arts, Education, eSports, First-Year Experience, Frederick Douglass,
Healthy U, Honors, Nursing, ROTC, Social Work, STEM and more. Counseling and Psychological Services
Provides a range of group and individual counseling services. Student Health Services
Licensed physicians and nurses provide treatment for minor
illnesses and injuries, immunizations, medications and supplies, physical exams and more.
• Contemporary studios, suites and semi-suites
• Home to the ROTC Living Learning Community
Whether you need to grab a quick sandwich
• Individual bathrooms in each suite
• Single and double rooms
• On-site kitchen, laundry, recreational and study
• Kitchens, lounges and laundry facilities on
rooms, wireless and more
• Vending machines, recreational and study rooms, wireless and more
• Pet-friendly housing
between classes, want a morning cup of coffee, or are craving some home-cooked comfort
food, Edinboro has a variety of delicious dining options to ﬁt any appetite. Selections across
campus include à la carte, a traditional dining hall, coffee shops and on-the-go.
FOR THOSE WHO STRIVE
LIFE ON CAMPUS
FIGH T IN G S C O T VA R S I T Y T E AM S P L US W H E E L C HA I R BAS K E T BAL L AN D E S P O RT S
LIFE OUTSIDE THE CLASSROOM Your life extends beyond the classroom, and Edinboro’s more than 100 clubs and organizations, recreational facilities and creative
programs will give you the opportunity to use your talents, explore new interests, practice leadership and be healthy.
Your Time to Lead and Play student clubs and organizations and a voice for the student body
across campus, including academic honor societies, art and music organizations, campus ministry, culture and diversity clubs,
fraternities and sororities, professional organizations, and service learning and volunteer groups, among others.
Edinboro’s Student Government Association provides support for
Whether you are a top athlete, a committed fan, an outdoor enthusiast or just want to stay healthy, you’ll ﬁnd many
opportunities to have fun and share your Fighting Scot pride! • 17 varsity sports teams • Adaptive intramural and recreational sports • Campus Outdoor Recreation Experience • State-of-the-art ﬁtness center • Club and recreational sports • Wheelchair basketball • eSports
FOR THOSE WHO STRIVE
Your Time to Stay Active
EXPERIENCE OUR HOME Edinboro is a welcoming college town and summer lake resort
in a region with access to incredible outdoor recreation in every
season. There are also lots of options in nearby Erie, Pennsylvania’s fourth-largest city.
• Hike at Presque Isle State Park • Check out local art at the Erie Art Museum • Have fun with snow sports at Mount Pleasant • Listen to a pipe band during the Edinboro Highland Games & Scottish Festival
• Explore the Erie Zoo & Botanical Gardens • Catch a professional hockey or baseball game in Erie
Your Time to Explore Life on campus is only made better by connections with local
industry, as well as the many cultural, recreational and sports activities in the region. Edinboro Lake, downtown and the surrounding area offer so many options when you’re not “hitting the books.”
DISCOVER WALDAMEER PARK
PEEK’N PEAK RESORT
FOR THOSE WHO STRIVE
Learn more and register for your visit at edinboro.edu/visit.
Can’t visit in person? Explore Edinboro at edinboro.edu/virtualtour.
PLAY IN THE WINTER SNOW
TOUR THE RESIDENCE HALLS
SEE FOR YOURSELF We’d love for you to visit campus. Experiencing the Edinboro
community, beautiful campus and exceptional facilities is the best and where it will take you.
WALK THE SKY BRIDGE
• Fall, spring and summer visit days • Daily small group information sessions and campus tours
• Future Fighting Scots Days – for admitted students
• Tartan Transfer Days • Meet with an Admissions counselor • Virtual information sessions
HAVE LUNCH IN VAN HOUTEN
SIT IN ON A CLASS
and virtual campus tour
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Your Time to Experience Life on Campus
way to imagine your life here —
FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIPS YOUR TIME TO INVEST IN THE FUTURE Edinboro’s Financial Aid staff will help you understand how to reduce the cost of a college education and guide you through the process. Financial Assistance
Edinboro University Scholarships
Annual Tuition and Fees*
Edinboro offers a wide variety of scholarships
based on academics, athletics and more. You will
be automatically considered for most merit-based scholarships when you apply for admission and most other institutional scholarships when you submit your completed FAFSA. The best part? Scholarships do not need to be repaid.
State and federal grants, need- and merit-based University scholarships, student employment, loans and veterans’ beneﬁts are available.
External Scholarships Many private organizations fund scholarships to
help students cover the cost of higher education. million in institutional scholarships was
awarded in 2020-2021
A list of external scholarships is available at
edinboro.edu/scholarships, and you can ﬁnd additional scholarship opportunities through
civic and community organizations or reputable online sources.
International: Housing & Meals**
$6,000 - $10,000/year
(Double-occupancy suite with two bathrooms and a common living and snack preparation area = $8,400/year)
$3,020 - $3,460/year
On-campus Meal Plan
(Standard on-campus meal plan of 14 meals per week, $350 ﬂex dollars and ﬁve guest meals = $3,260/year)
* Students admitted beginning Fall 2021. Tuition and fees may vary by program. * * Edinboro offers multiple housing options, including traditional rooms and suites. Economical meal plans for commuters, off-campus students and graduate students are also available. Visit online for full details. Housing: edinboro.edu/reslife
Meal Plans: edinboro.campusdish.com
Visit edinboro.edu/costs-and-ﬁnancial-aid for ﬁnancial aid, scholarship and up-to-date tuition information.
The Edinboro University Financial Aid Code for use on state and federal aid applications is
003321 FAFSA DEADLINES
If you meet the preferred December 15 Free
Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) ﬁling deadline, you’ll receive full consideration for federal
and state grant, work-study and student loan programs.
Paying for your education can seem daunting, but our Financial Aid Ofﬁce is here to help. C O NTA C T INF ORM ATION Financial Aid Ofﬁce Hamilton Hall 210 Glasgow Road Edinboro, PA 16444 Phone: 814-732-3500 Fax: 814-732-2129 Email: ﬁnaid@edinboro.edu
Hours of Operation: Fall/Spring: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Summer: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
83% of undergraduate
students receive some form of ﬁnancial aid
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APPLY NOW 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 future by applying today.
FOLLOWING YOUR JUNIOR YEAR
Your Time to Take the Next Step and Apply Admission decisions are reached using a combination of: • Ofﬁcial high school transcripts • SAT/ACT scores (optional) • Recommendations (optional)
• Rolling admissions means you can apply
on your schedule. Once your application is complete, you will receive your admission decision within two to three weeks.
• Want to connect with Admissions staff?
We’d be glad to answer your questions and help you navigate the application process.
• Application is available starting on July 1 following your junior year
• November 1 is the early action admission and scholarship consideration deadline
• March 1 is the priority admission and scholarship consideration deadline
Find our counselor contacts online at: edinboro.edu/counselors or contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 814-732-2761
THE FUTURE OF
This is an exciting time for our Edinboro community! Edinboro University is pursuing an integration with California and Clarion universities – two schools that also have a rich heritage here in western Pennsylvania. The goals are to unlock new opportunities for students, including a wider variety of academic programs, and to hold down the cost of higher education for students at all three campuses.
• Edinboro will continue to welcome residential and commuter students to our beautiful campus, our home for nearly 165 years. • As an Edinboro student, you’ll have access to more courses, more faculty and more learning opportunities than ever before – including the in-person classes and hands-on learning that have always been part of the Edinboro experience. • In-person, real-time remote, hybrid and online courses will expand your options and give you access to a richer array of coursework and faculty expertise. • You will continue to receive the ﬁnancial aid, personal attention and academic support you need to reach your educational goals and build the future you envision.
Our plans for the future are as bold and bright as the students we serve.
• You can enjoy a vibrant campus experience that includes leadership and service opportunities, athletics, cultural activities, recreation, student-led clubs and more.
Learn more at edinboro.edu/integration and passhe.edu/integrations
• If you begin your education at Edinboro, you can graduate from Edinboro. • Our rich Scottish heritage and traditions will always be a part of the Edinboro experience. Tartan never fades!
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What you should know:
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Highlands Residence Hall 6
Highlands Residence Hall 7
Ghering Health & Wellness Center
Highlands Residence Hall 8
Diebold Center for the Performing Arts
Sox Harrison Stadium
Mike S. Zaﬁrovski Sports & Recreation Center
Information Center and Police Station
Jeremy D. Brown Human Services Building
R. Benjamin Wiley Arts & Sciences Center
Louis C. Cole Auditorium Memorial Hall
Fighting Scot Plaza
Cooper Science Center
Frank G. Pogue Student Center
Highlands Residence Hall 1
Highlands Residence Hall 2
Highlands Residence Hall 3
Highlands Residence Hall 4
Highlands Residence Hall 5
Leader Speech & Hearing Center
Standing Stones at Highlands
Van Houten Dining Hall
William P. Alexander Music Center
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