Accomplished faculty instruct, guide, and inspire Edinboro students to achieve and lead. EU faculty are recognized for their commitment to student success and creating a personal and engaging academic environment.
The Edinboro experience extends well beyond the classroom. EU students prepare for careers and life through opportunities for hands-on learning, collaborative research with faculty, global travel, and internships.
Fighting Scots live, work, and play in state-of-the-art facilities on EU’s picturesque 585-acre campus. Located just 20 miles south of Erie, Pennsylvania’s fourth-largest city, Edinboro is bustling with exciting activities.
Thrive in a rigorous, challenging environment.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts there will be an 18% increase in job opportunities for veterinarians by 2026.
A state licensure and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree is required before you can practice as a veterinarian. But it’s never too early to build a resume that demonstrates your commitment to the field. Opportunities at Edinboro include:
Hands-on field courses throughout the year, including summer work at the Pymatuning Laboratory of Ecology.
Independent research under the supervision of a faculty expert.
Internships that earn credits and provide first-hand experience in the field.
Capstone experience that may lead to presentations at local, regional or national meetings.
On-campus organizations such as Tri Beta, a National Biological Honor Society, and Pre-Healing Arts Club.
When you apply to veterinary schools, they naturally look at your GPA and GRE scores. But they also consider other important factors, such as your interpersonal skills, your knowledge of the veterinary profession, and your exposure to animal medicine. During your undergraduate years at Edinboro, you’ll have the opportunity to develop all of these factors as an intern in one or more of these environments:
Veterinary offices and clinics
Prepare for a rewarding career.
Dr. Nina Thumser, Department Chair
219 Meadville St, Edinboro, PA 16444