Edinboro: 2020 Requirements, Scores & GPAs

This is the go-to guide for getting into Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. We suggest you read until the end... Not only will we layout the exact GPA and test scores you should aim for when applying to Edinboro, but we’ll also offer creative ways to help your application stand out from the pack. We breakdown Edinboro statistics better than any article out there and show you how these have changed over time. Also, make sure to check out Edinboro University of Pennsylvania on CampusReel to see what it’s really like here. If you're interesting in transferring to Edinboro, the read our transfer guide. You can also use the below calculator to help determine your likelihood of acceptance at Edinboro

What are your chances at Edinboro?

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    *gpa score is required

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    What GPA do you need to get into Edinboro University of Pennsylvania?

    Edinboro University of Pennsylvania’s average GPA is 3.46. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania does require GPA. This average GPA means Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is very selective. Often times, schools in this range are trying to increase their selectivity and “prestige”. We can’t read the minds of Edinboro application readers, but they likely want to increase the average GPA from 3.46 to 3.63 this year - to play it safe, we recommend striving for the 3.63 GPA.

    *BEFORE CONTINUING PLEASE NOTE: GPA and “prestige” DO NOT mean a college is right for you. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania may seem amazing on paper, but you may hate it... That’s why 700,000 students transfer colleges every year - they end up going to the wrong school. It’s crucial to watch the videos on CampusReel and make sure you can envision yourself on Edinboro’s campus. These Edinboro admission statistics do not sufficiently tell you what a college or university is like.

    What is Edinboro University of Pennsylvania’s acceptance rate?

    Last year Edinboro University of Pennsylvania’s acceptance rate was 95.7. However, check out how the acceptance rate has changed over time.

    2016 2017 2018
    Acceptance Rate 95.0 % 93.0 % 95.7 %

    As you can see, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is a little easier to get into than last year.

    Acceptance rate alone does not indicate your likelihood for getting into Edinboro - it’s a very high level understanding of the true competition. Use the acceptance rate as a general guide for curating a list of 10-15 schools that fall into different ranges of competitiveness. Then, use the below data to get a deeper understanding of how your application will compare to the rest of the pool.

    What are your chances at Edinboro?

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    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

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    Does Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Require Test Scores?

    Edinboro University of Pennsylvania requires that you either take the SAT or ACT. See the table below for how Edinboro University of Pennsylvania’s accepted students have performed on both tests. You may be wondering how many test scores should you submit. Generally, don’t freak out about taking the test too often. Industry consensus is that you can submit up to 6 tests as a reasonable limit.

    Edinboro University of Pennsylvania SAT Requirements

    Edinboro University of Pennsylvania’s average SAT score is 950 - this is the sum of the math and reading portions of the SAT (the 1600 scale). Check out the below table for a deeper look into how students performed - it’s also very interesting to look at the average test score over time. The trend over time helps give insight into whether Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is getting more or less competitive.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    Math 410 530 470
    Reading 420 540 480
    2019 Total 830 1070 950
    2018 Total - - -
    2017 Total - - -

    Edinboro University of Pennsylvania’s average SAT score is 950. To be a competitive applicant for Edinboro University of Pennsylvania your SAT score should come close to the average. If you’re closer to the 830, you’re likely going to have a tougher time getting accepted. To consider Edinboro University of Pennsylvania a “target” school (one that you are likely to get into) you should aim for a score of 1070.

    Edinboro University of Pennsylvania ACT Requirements

    Edinboro University of Pennsylvania’s average ACT score is 58. To be a competitive applicant for Edinboro University of Pennsylvania your ACT score should come close to the average. If you’re closer to the 48, you’re likely going to have a tougher time getting accepted. To consider Edinboro University of Pennsylvania a “target” school (one that you have a good chance of getting into) you should aim for a score of 68.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    Math 17 23 20
    Reading 15 22 18
    Writing 16 23 19
    2019 Total 48 68 58
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    Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Requirements

    Now you know where you need to be for getting into Edinboro University of Pennsylvania from a grade and test score perspective. Let’s quickly outline what else you’ll need to provide for your application to get reviewed, and then we’ll move onto the most important section: differentiating your app.

    Recommendations Status
    School Rank Required
    GPA Required
    School Record Required

    How to get into Edinboro

    Follow these steps to maximize your chances of getting into Edinboro. Everything you read above will help prepare you for what you need to achieve to have a shot at Edinboro, but these steps will take you even further in applying that knowledge and differentiating your application.

    Main Academic Excellence that is in line with Edinboro admission standards.

    1. Score at least a 950 on the SAT or 58 on the ACT.
    2. Maintain a GPA of at least a 3.46.

    Join Extracurriculars that Align with Edinboro’s Values.

    1. Join your school band, a sports team or another group activity. If Edinboro University of Pennsylvania values music heavily, for example, then try to participate in an organization related to that topic.
    2. Volunteer in your hometown. Edinboro has tons of ways to be involved beyond just the college. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania wants applicants that are also good ambassadors for the school - they want students who will give back to the local community and broader Edinboro area in general.
    3. Spend your summer doing something that speaks to your values, personal growth, leadership qualities and other less quantifiable characteristics. Edinboro needs to see past your test scores and grades - they need to know that you will be a valuable and contributing member of their community. You are more than grades and test scores - your experiences should demonstrate that.

    Prepare Your Application

    1. Write a stellar essay that shows Edinboro University of Pennsylvania something they can’t figure out from the other parts of your application. For a detailed guide on writing the best college essay, check this out.
    2. Get teacher recs that speak to your character. If you know what you’re majoring in and include that in your Edinboro app, try to have at least 1 recommendation from a teacher in that department.
    3. Apply Before the Deadline. Too many students wait until the last minute to submit their application, and too much can go wrong during this precious time window. Since many students are applying on the last day, it’s possible that Edinboro’s own system crashes. Don’t risk the added stress this can cause - submit your app a few days early.

    What are your chances at Edinboro?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at Edinboro or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

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