Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
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 LocaleFringe Town|
|Student to Faculty Ratio18:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
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
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||930 to 1130|
|ACT||17 to 23|
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Required|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program 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|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$312/credit|
|In State Students||$312/credit|
|Out of State Students||$468/credit|
|In District Students||$500/credit|
|In State Students||$500/credit|
|Out of State Students||$750/credit|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 95% of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||18%||$502|
|State Grant & Scholarships||45%||$3,162|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||63%||$2,663|
|Federal Student Loans||79%||$5,795|
$15,513Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$12,569|
|$30,001 to $48,000$13,130|
|$48,001 to $75,000$16,572|
|$75,001 to $110,000$19,641|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Pennsylvania state board of nursing.