Are you open to the possibility that you can achieve more than you have ever imagined?
Then you've made an excellent choice in selecting Edinboro University. We promise
you the attention, careful advising and state-of-the-art facilities you need to ensure
that your first year at Edinboro will be just the start of a successful college experience.
If you've earned a high school diploma or GED or some college credits prior to graduating from high school, you qualify to apply as a first-year student.
First-year students most commonly enroll at Edinboro University in the fall or spring
semesters following their high school graduation. High school students may apply any
time after July 1, following their junior year.
Student success is our top priority. With a student-faculty ratio of 18 to 1, we're proud of the academic excellence we're able to provide for our students. Before you arrive and during your time at Edinboro, we are committed to helping you prepare for the best possible college experience.
- Advanced Placement Test find out if some of your high school courses qualify for college credit.
- High School Course Requirements make sure you have successfully completed the courses you need for acceptance.
- Student Services check out all the services and opportunities available for incoming and current students.
You'll receive your admission decision sooner, allowing you to plan and prepare better during the rest of your senior year.
You may apply for admission to the University starting July 1 following your junior year. Admission consideration for 2021 is test-optional. That means no standardized college exam scores are required. Admission decisions are reached using a combination of your official high school records, SAT/ACT test scores (if available) and choice of college major.
Some Edinboro majors have contracted admissions standards requiring higher minimum
GPA and/or test scores (i.e., nursing), along with a more thorough look at your high
school transcript and coursework taken. Once your completed application has been received
and reviewed, a formal letter from the Office of Admissions will notify you of your
If you've never attended college after high school graduation, and you graduated more than two years ago, you are considered a nontraditional applicant and you should follow the same instructions for high school applicants. In addition, if you graduated from high school more than two years ago, you are not required to submit SAT or ACT scores.
If you have attended any post-secondary education after high school graduation, you
will need to apply as a transfer student. In addition to your high school transcript, you will be required to submit transcripts
for any college coursework you have taken.