Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

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Edinboro University of Pennsylvania can be found in Edinboro, PA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania has an enrollment of around four thousand students.

Most of the students admitted to this school earned an SAT score within the range of 970 to 1160, or got accepted with an ACT score between 18 to 23. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Edinboro University of Pennsylvania average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.89 - 3.18. This school has an acceptance rate of about 83 percent with 29 percent of applicants deciding to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at edinboro.edu.

Overall Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Edinboro University of Pennsylvania was reported as 83.3% in Fall 2020 with over 2,870 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 18 - 23
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into Edinboro University of Pennsylvania?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Edinboro University of Pennsylvania has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 95.3%
  • 2017-2018: 92.5%
  • 2018-2019: 80.0%
  • 2019-2020: 83.3%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 79.6%

How Does Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is forty-seven percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Allegheny College62.2%
Mercyhurst University86.4%
Gannon University75.5%
Thiel College79.4%
Grove City College79.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Edinboro University of Pennsylvania (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading490 - 590
Math480 - 570
Total Score970 - 1160
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 23
Math17 - 23
Composite Score18 - 23
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