Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

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2021 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,716
2021 Average Net Price
$15,771
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.17%
on Student Loans
2021 Acceptance Rate
92.4%
3,042 Applicants
2021 Enrolled Students
4,043
77% Full-Time

About

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is a higher education institution located in Erie County, PA. In 2021, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania were Social Work (166 degrees awarded), School Counseling & Guidance Services (73 degrees), and General Educational Leadership & Administration (46 degrees).

In 2021, 1,236 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. 68% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,060 degrees), 15.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (69 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is $7,716, which is $−16,280 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2021, the median undergraduate tuition at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is $7,716

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,771.

In 2021, 83% of undergraduate students attending Edinboro University of Pennsylvania received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 62% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$7,716
2021 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2021, the cost of tuition at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania was $7,716.

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Average Net Price

$15,771
2021 Value
11.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2021 Edinboro University of Pennsylvania had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,771. Between 2020 and 2021, the average net price of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania grew by 11.3%.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

83%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
62%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

83% of undergraduate students at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania received financial aid through grants or loans in 2021. This represents a growth of 1.22% with respect to 2020, when 82% 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.
2.17%
2019 Default Rate
129
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania was 2.17%, which represents 129 out of the 5933 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania received 3,042 undergraduate applications in 2021.

There were 4,043 students enrolled at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in 2021. 42% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania has an overall enrollment yield of 22.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

92.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2021
2,810
Accepted Out of 3,042

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SAT Scores

42%
Submission Percentage (2021)
268
Scores Submitted (2021)

42% of enrolled first-time students at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in 2021 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania had a total enrollment of 4,043 students in 2021. The full-time enrollment at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is 3,113 students and the part-time enrollment is 930. This means that 77% 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 81.5% White, 5.96% Black or African American, 4.5% Hispanic or Latino, 0.816% Asian, 0.297% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.148% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.148% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (51.8%), followed by White Male (29.6%) and Black or African American Male (3.26%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (68.2%), followed by White Male (12.8%) and Black or African American Female (5.27%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

77%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in 2021, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,043 students. The full-time enrollment at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is 3,113 and the part-time enrollment is 930. This means that 77% of students enrolled at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%
2021 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 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), 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 (2021)
  1. White
    3,297 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    241 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    182 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is 81.5% White, 5.96% Black or African American, 4.5% Hispanic or Latino, 0.816% Asian, 0.297% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.148% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.148% 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 51.2% White, 17.3% 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, 212 students (5.24%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2021, 446 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 (1,060 degrees awarded). There were 15.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (69 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is Social Work (166 degrees awarded), followed by School Counseling & Guidance Services (73 degrees) and General Educational Leadership & Administration (46 degrees).

In 2021,  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 (188 degrees awarded), Education (293 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (110 degrees).

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 (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

The most specialized majors at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in 2021 are Public Administration and Social Service (188 degrees awarded), Education (293 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (110 degrees), Engineering Technologies (55 degrees), and Psychology (79 degrees) (as of 2021).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania are Public Administration and Social Service (188 degrees awarded), Education (293 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (110 degrees), Engineering Technologies (55 degrees), and Psychology (79 degrees) (as of 2021).

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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 (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

The most specialized majors at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania are Public Administration and Social Service (188 degrees awarded), Education (293 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (110 degrees), Engineering Technologies (55 degrees), and Psychology (79 degrees) (as of 2021).

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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 (2020)
  1. 104 degrees awarded
  2. 70 degrees awarded
  3. 57 degrees 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

395
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2021
841
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2021

In 2021, 395 degrees were awarded to men at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, which is 0.47 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (841).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2021, 47 degrees were awarded to men at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in General Engineering Technology, which is 23.5 times more than the 2 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2021, 167 degrees were awarded to men at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in Social Work, which is 7.95 times more than the 21 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2021 at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2021)
  1. White
    1,060 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    69 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    31 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is white (1,060 degrees awarded). There were 15.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (69 degrees).

3.96% of degree recipients (49 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2021)
  1. White Female
    726 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    334 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    49 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is white female (726 degrees awarded). There were 2.17 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (334 degrees).

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Operations

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania has an endowment valued at nearly $40M, as of the end of the 2021 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 5.07M (12.7%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2021, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania had a total salary expenditure of 107M. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania employs 82 Professors, 55 Associate professors and 52 Assistant professors. Most academics at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania are Male Professor (51), Female Professor (31), and Male Associate professor (30).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania are: Business and Financial Operations, with 70 employees, Service, with 48 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 46 employees.

Endowment

$40M
2021 Endowment
38.8%
growth from 2020

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania has an endowment valued at about $40M, as of the end of the 2021 fiscal year. The endowment of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania grew 38.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $6.62M 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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Salary Expenditure

$45.6M
2021 Salaries
4.93%
decline from 2020

In 2021, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania paid a median of $45.6M in salaries, which represents 42.8% of their overall expenditure ($107M) and a 4.93% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$19.6M
Instructional Salaries
209
Number of Employees

In 2021, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania paid a total of $19.6M to 209 employees working as instructors, which represents 43.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
82 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
70 Employees

In 2021, the most common positions for instructional staff at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania were Professor with 82 employees, Associate professor with 55 employees, and Assistant professor with 52 employees.

In 2021, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania were Business and Financial Operations with 70 employees, Service with 48 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 46 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2021)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2021, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania was Male Professor with 51 employees, Female Professor with 31 employees, and Male Associate professor with 30 employees.

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

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