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Edinboro University Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated On - October 23rd 2019By -  Ashutosh Chandra

Considering the latest 2018 figures, the university experienced an acceptance rate of 80%. Besides offering numerous undergraduate and graduate programs, Edinboro University provides some remarkable sports facilities. Not just this, the university offers various Associate and Minor programs as well.

  • The university invites applications for Fall and Spring sessions.
  • The applicant can apply for undergraduate and graduate courses via the University’s online portal and Common Application form.
  • The aspirant can keep a track of the application status ‘here
  • The university accepts English proficiency scores of exams such as TOEFL, IELTS, Duolino English Test, GTEC CBT exam, Pearson Test of English or STEP-EIKEN.


Admission PortalUniversity Website, Common Application Form
Application Fee (non refundable)30 USD
Acceptance Rate80%
Minimum GPA3.18
Average ACT Score20
Average SAT Score1010
Retention Rate 66% (Full time students)
50% (Part time students)
Mode of PaymentMaster Card/ American Express/ Discover/ Visa
Intake SessionsFall and Spring
Financial AidScholarships

Edinboro University Admission Deadlines

The applicants should apply before the deadline:

Undergraduate table:

International First Year Students
FallJuly 1
SpringNovember 1
International Transfer Students
Fall July 1
Spring November 1

Note: There is rolling admission for International Transfer Students i.e. the university will review application as and when the applicant submits it.

Graduation table (International Students):

FallMarch 15
SpringAugust 15

Edinboro University International Admissions

Admission requirements for International Students:

  • Fully completed application process. (which can be applied online)
  • Submission of 30 USD, the application fee to process the application.
  • Official transcripts sent directly to Edinboro from the high school attended or authenticated by your home country’s Ministry of Education or the US Embassy in your country.
  • Official test scores of SAT(code 2651) and ACT(code 3702); and the English proficiency test.
  • Prefer including official exam results and evidence of graduation.
  • Passport or green card.
  • Some additional items may be required after review of application and transcript.

International Proficiency Test Score:

The applicants can submit English proficiency scores of exams such as TOEFL (code 2651)L, IELTS, Duolino English Test, GTEC CBT exam, PTE academic, Pearson Test of English or STEP-EIKEN. The minimum criteria for the same are listed below:

TestUndergraduate requirementsGraduate requirements
TOEFL (Paper based)500550
TOEFL (Computer based) 173213
TOEFL (iBT)6179
PTE Academic50NA
GTEC CBT Exam 1051NA
Pearson 4453

Visa process for international students:

  • Accepted students need to pay 500 USD enrolment deposit to reserve their space at Edinboro University.
  • In order to obtain an I-20 for an F-1 student visa, the applicant must deposit fee and submit the required documents.
  • A copy of passport ID must be submitted.
  • Financial documents, affidavit of support and sponsor’s certified bank statements(if any)

In order to obtain F-1 Student Visa, the applicant must submit:

  • Passport.
  • Edinboro University FormI-20.
  • F1inancial documents supporting I-20.
  • Documentation showing your intention to return to your country of residencyafter completing your education within the United States.

Edinboro University Undergraduate Admissions

Edinboro University offers numerous undergraduate courses for the applicants. The requirements of each would vary, depending upon the course.

Where to apply: Edinboro University Website, Common Application Portal

Application Fee: 30 USD

Admission requirements:

  • Official high school records.
  • Minimum GPA- 3.18
  • SAT/ACT Scores
  • Requirement of specific subjects (Choice of major)
  • High school transcripts

Note: The Admission Office of the university will notify the applicant of the status once the application has been received and reviewed.

Edinboro University Graduate Admissions

The university offers a wide range of graduate programs. The most preferred are listed below:

CourseApplication PortalApplication FeeAcademic Requirements
Business AdministrationUniversity Admission Portal30 USDGPA- 3.0 For GMAT (can be waived)- an undergraduate GPA x 200 + GMAT Score equal to at least 1050
Communication StudiesUniversity Admission Portal30 USDScores of MAT/GRE/GMAT are: Waiver on some criteria’s Not considered when masters is done
Social WorkUniversity Admission Portal30 USDFor the Advanced Standing One Year GPA-3.0 Regular Two Year Program GPA-2.8 Incases GPA less than 2.8, MAT & GRE score required.

Supporting Documents:

  • Official Transcripts
  • Academic Achievements
  • Health Insurance
  • Declaration of Finances
  • Copy of Passport
  • Latest Resume
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Statement of Intent

Although the university mentions rolling admissions, however, there are some priority deadlines for International students. Edinboro University offers many scholarships for academics, athletics, graduate study and more. The scholarships are also given on the basis of financial status and documents submitted during the application.

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