Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,716
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$14,170
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
5.78%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
85%
3,273 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
4,319
77.5% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
50%
466 Graduates

About

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is a higher education institution located in Erie County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania were General Fine Studio Arts (104 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (70 degrees), and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (57 degrees).

In 2020, 1,371 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. 68.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 31.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,149 degrees), 14.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (78 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is $7,716, which is $−14,814 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is $7,716, which is $−14,814 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,170.

In 2020, 82% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 69% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,716
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania was $7,716. The cost of tuition at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is $−14,814 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$14,170
2020 Value
6.57%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Edinboro University of Pennsylvania had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,170. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania grew by 6.57%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,645
Room and Board
$1,300
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania was of $10,645 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board decreased by 4.75% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

82%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
69%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

82% of undergraduate students at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 17.1% with respect to 2019, when 70% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
5.78%
2018 Default Rate
121
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania was 5.78%, which represents 121 out of the 2092 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania received 3,273 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 14% annual growth. Out of those 3,273 applicants, 2,783 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 85% acceptance rate.

There were 4,319 students enrolled at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in 2020, and 86% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania has an overall enrollment yield of 23.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

85%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
2,783
Accepted Out of 3,273

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania was 85% (2,783 admissions from 3,273 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 83.3%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 14%, while admissions grew by 16.3%.

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SAT Scores

86%
Submission Percentage
550
Scores Submitted

86% of enrolled first-time students at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania has a total enrollment of 4,319 students. The full-time enrollment at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is 3,346 students and the part-time enrollment is 973. This means that 77.5% of students enrolled at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, both undergraduate and graduate, is 83% White, 5.63% Black or African American, 4.21% Hispanic or Latino, 0.787% Asian, 0.208% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.0695% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (51.2%), followed by White Male (30.2%) and Black or African American Male (3.02%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (69.2%), followed by White Male (12.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.69%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

77.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,319 students. The full-time enrollment at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is 3,346 and the part-time enrollment is 973. This means that 77.5% of students enrolled at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania was 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Edinboro University of Pennsylvania had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,583
  2. Black or African American
    243
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    182

The enrolled student population at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is 83% White, 5.63% Black or African American, 4.21% Hispanic or Latino, 0.787% Asian, 0.208% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.0695% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 216 students (5%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 499 more women than men received degrees from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is white (1,149 degrees awarded). There were 14.7 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (78 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is General Fine Studio Arts (104 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (70 degrees) and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (57 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (230 degrees awarded), Education (332 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (130 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,581,192 people), Secondary school teachers (549,313 people), Education administrators (311,358 people), Other managers (293,899 people), and Special education teachers (221,232 people).

The most specialized majors at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania are Public Administration and Social Service (230 degrees awarded), Education (332 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (130 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (57 degrees), and Communications (57 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania are Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Actuaries, Dentists, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania are Public Administration and Social Service (230 degrees awarded), Education (332 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (130 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (57 degrees), and Communications (57 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania are Elementary & secondary schools (3,012,897 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (467,702 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (257,359 people), Computer Systems Design (193,449 people), and Individual & family services (173,447 people).

The most specialized majors at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania are Public Administration and Social Service (230 degrees awarded), Education (332 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (130 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (57 degrees), and Communications (57 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.
Most Common
  1. 104 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 70 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 57 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania was General Fine Studio Arts with 104 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

436
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
935
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 436 degrees were awarded to men at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, which is 0.466 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (935).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 48 degrees were awarded to men at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.3 times more than the 37 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 196 degrees were awarded to women at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in Social Work, which is 5.76 times more than the 34 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

31%
100% Completion Time
52%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 31% of students graduating from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 52% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 53% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.15% of graduates (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,149 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    78 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    59 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is white (1,149 degrees awarded). There were 14.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (78 degrees).

4.3% of degree recipients (59 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    783 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    366 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    51 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is white female (783 degrees awarded). There were 2.14 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (366 degrees).

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Operations

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania has an endowment valued at nearly $28.8M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.12M (3.89%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania had a total salary expenditure of $108M. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania employs 87 Professors, 61 Associate professors, and 59 Assistant professors. Most academics at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania are Male Professors (54), Male Associate professors(36), and Female Professors (33).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania are: Business and Financial Operations, with 74 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 57 employees, and Service with 54 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$28.8M
2020 Endowment
10.6%
decline from 2019

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania has an endowment valued at about $28.8M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania declined 10.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $10.8M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $480k - Federal
  2. $5.44M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania received $480k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5.44M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$48M
2020 Salaries
1.95%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania paid a median of $48M in salaries, which represents 44.4% of their overall expenditure ($108M) and a 1.95% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.62% growth from 2018 and a 2.24% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$21M
Instructional Salaries
227
Number of Employees

In 2020, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania paid a total of $21M to 227 employees working as instructors, which represents 43.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
87 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
74 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania were Professor with 87 employees; Associate professor with 61 employees; and Associate professor with 59 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania were Business and Financial Operations with 74 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 57 employees; and Service with 54 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania was Male Professor with 54 employees, Male Associate professor with 36 employees, and Female Professor with 33 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.

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