Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Edinboro, PA 16444

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is a public institution in Edinboro, Pennsylvania. It is also part of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. This school system includes ten campuses located throughout the state. Edinboro was established in 1857 and is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. More than 6,000 students enrolled during the 2018 school year. The main campus is about 18 miles from Lake Erie and includes over 42 buildings spread across 585 acres. It also includes ten residence halls, housing about 2,500 students. The university offers over 150 different degree programs.

Several nursing programs are offered at the university. These options include traditional BSN, accelerated BSN, and RN to BSN programs. The university also offers an MSN program with the Family Nurse Practitioner specialty track that includes hybrid online and classroom learning. All programs are accredited by the CCNE and approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. The accelerated BSN program can be completed in just 15 months, while the traditional BSN is a four-year program. With the accelerated program, students complete an intensive three semesters of coursework and clinical placements. The traditional program also includes clinical rotations, which are completed at clinics, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities.


Campus LocaleTown: Fringe
Student to Faculty Ratio18:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate70%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. Accelerated BSN
  3. RN to BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 66
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 0

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College
18.72 miles away
Erie II Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES
52.49 miles away
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
56 miles away
Youngstown State University
59.24 miles away
Clarion University of Pennsylvania
59.89 miles away
University of Pittsburgh-Bradford
74.85 miles away
Kent State University at Kent
80.28 miles away
Alliance Career Centre - Robert T. White School of Practical Nursing
82.75 miles away
Cleveland State University
83.67 miles away
University of Akron Main Campus
90.09 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
07/01/1949 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
09/29/2001 - Current

Admission to School


Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading420 to 540
SAT: Math410 to 530
SAT: Writing400 to 500
ACT Composite16 to 23
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$12,288
30k to 48k$12,003
48k to 75k$14,609
75k to 110k$17,522
Over 110k$18,284
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $302.00 $317.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $483.00 $725.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Pennsylvania state board of nursing
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
219 Meadville Street
Edinboro, PA 16444

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