About Edinboro University

Edinboro University is committed to excellence in academics and in every aspect of campus life. A passion for student success, a comprehensive catalog of offerings and a supportive yet challenging academic environment define the EU experience.

Edinboro University is one of Pennsylvania’s most distinguished centers of learning and research. Acclaimed artists, medical professionals, Disney and Pixar animators and leaders in business, education, criminal justice, and many other fields have built the foundations of their success at EU. Class sizes are small and are taught by an internationally recognized faculty, 90 percent of whom hold terminal degrees in their field, offering students the personalized and high-quality education they need to succeed.

The University is distinguished by its genuine dedication to student success, promising the attention, careful advising and state-of-the-art facilities necessary to ensure students achieve their goals and exceed their own expectations.

Founded in 1857 as a private training school for teachers, EU has grown into the northwestern Pennsylvania region’s largest and most comprehensive institution of higher education. With a vibrant campus community, more than 100 areas of academic study, the area’s premier student housing complex, numerous clubs and organizations, nationally renowned services for students with physical disabilities, NCAA athletics, performing arts, a thriving Greek life scene and a 65,000-person alumni network, Edinboro University is committed to providing the highest quality, most affordable undergraduate, graduate and co-curricular education possible.

Edinboro University does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, or sexual orientation in its education programs or activities. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and certain other federal and state laws, prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, or sexual orientation in employment, as well as all education programs and activities operated by the University (both on and off campus), and protect all people regardless of their gender or gender identity from sex discrimination, which includes sexual harassment and sexual violence.

The Faculty

  • 312 full- and part-time instructional faculty
  • 15 to 1 student-faculty ratio

Enrollment

  • 4,834 total enrollment
  • 3,572 undergraduates
  • 1,212 first-year students
  • 1,262 graduate students

The Campus

Located in Edinboro, Pennsylvania

43 buildings on 585 acres

Five-acre lake, open fields and woods

State-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories

Degrees Offered

Associate of arts, associate of engineering technology, associate of science, bachelor of arts, bachelor of fine arts, bachelor of science, bachelor of science in education, bachelor of science in nursing, bachelor of science in art education, master of arts, master of fine arts, master of education, master of science, master of science in nursing, master of social work, doctor of nursing practice.

Programs Offered

  • 112 baccalaureate degree programs
  • 18 graduate degree programs
  • 12 associate degree programs
  • 15 certificates

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Athletics

17 varsity sports, plus wheelchair basketball and eSports: men’s basketball, cross country, football, swimming, tennis, track, wrestling, and wheelchair basketball; women’s basketball, cross country, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track, indoor track and volleyball.

The Fighting Scots compete in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Divisions I (wrestling) and II.

Charter

Edinboro University is a public, regional, comprehensive university.

Mission

The mission of Edinboro University is to develop students personally, intellectually and professionally to become contributing citizens to the Commonwealth and beyond.

Vision

By offering excellent programs and services for an ever-changing society, Edinboro University will be the first choice among students, employers, and the community.

Values

Edinboro University maintains a welcoming culture of acceptance and belonging and is committed to:

  • Fostering an appreciation for learning as a life-long process
  • Supporting a community that values integrity, responsibility, respect, and inclusiveness
  • Encouraging innovation, creativity, exploration, and reflection

Enhancing quality in all aspects of a cohesive university experience

Programs taught in:
  • English

This school also offers:

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Find a wealth of opportunity in the Finance program.

As a Finance student, you will learn to apply financial knowledge to critical decision-making and business problem-solving in a variety of settings. It’s an exciting career path if you’re a team player with an analyticadl mind who’s willing to work hard to meet employer expectations and personal goals. Edinboro is the place to hone those skills.

You’ll learn in small classes taught by faculty with professional experience. They will help you to obtain a sound understanding of financial theory, concepts, and practices. Learn all about the diversified functions of business, from accounting and management to economics, marketing, and statistics. Combine this knowledge with core courses that build ethical judgment and critical thinking skills and you will be ready to compete in today’s business world.... [-]

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Open yourself to a world of opportunities.

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In the School of Business at Edinboro University, faculty with idnternational experiences will equip you with the skills you need to adapt management methods to the needs of foreign entities. To prepare you for competing in the international job market, you’ll have the opportunity to intern with local companies – and to experience the world’s largest economies.... [-]

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Meet consumer needs in today’s global and digital marketplace.

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Marketing is essential to businesses all over the world. With a business degree in marketing, you can help businesses effectively create, communicate and deliver messages about goods and services. You can also help them maximize profits through sound, yet ethical decision making.

At Edinboro, you will learn in small classes taught by faculty with professional experience. Following a curriculum that emphasizes the foundations of business, the faculty in marketing will help you to bridge the gap between academics and industry. The program will round out your education with core courses that build ethical judgment and critical thinking skills and you’ll be ready to compete in today’s business world. You may also pursue an MBA to further boost your career potential.... [-]

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Analyze the possibilities of a future in Chemistry.

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At Edinboro, you will follow a rigorous curriculum founded on evidence-based science. You’ll thrive in small-size lectures and labs taught by faculty, not graduate assistants. As you work alongside them and participate in their research, they will become your mentors. They will also train you in the use of modern instrumentation for the analysis and production of biomolecules and prepare you for valuable internships that will enhance your skills and build your resume.... [-]

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Turn big data into a meaningful career with Data Analytics.

Big data is big business. Nearly every industry in the world today relies on tech-savvy individuals to capture and analyze data. Yet, there is a shortage of data scientists. Experts estimate a need for 140,000-190,000 qualified employees within the next few years to meet the growing needs of the business.

The Bachelor of Science in Data Analytics program at Edinboro will put you in the driver’s seat to succeed in this high-paying, high-value profession.

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You’re smart, focused and interested in the complex workings of the business. Challenge yourself with a Bachelor of Science in Economics degree.

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Why study Psychology at Edinboro?

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Thirteen full-time faculty provide expertise in all major areas of psychology. They work closely with you to understand your specific interests, strengths, and skills, and help you chart a course for success. The Bachelor of Science in the Psychology program at Edinboro uniquely offers an intensive, semester-long, internship opportunity, allowing you to gain a depth of knowledge in a particular field. You will also have the opportunity as an undergraduate student to conduct research with a faculty mentor and present at regional and national scientific conferences.... [-]

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Grow as a professional through the Bachelor of Science in Strategic Communication program.

The new Bachelor of Science in Strategic Communication arms you with the tools you need to drive the mission of any organization. It synthesizes the professional practice of public relations with emphasis on corporate, crisis and conflict communication.

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Through campus organizations such as Applied Communicators of Edinboro (ACE) and the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), you will have opportunities to develop strategic planning and public relations skills. For more experience, you can apply for internships at local non-profit organizations and for-profit corporations, or engage in community service activities through Lambda Pi Eta, the communications honor fraternity.... [-]

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Bring your career dreams to life with Edinboro’s renowned Animation program

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Expert faculty with professional production experience will introduce you to state-of-the-art technology and guide you as you gain hands-on experience in and out of the classroom. You’ll graduate with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Animation and you’ll be ready to join other successful alumni working in this exciting, highly competitive field.... [-]

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