Application for Admission

Application Information

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1. Attention Porreco College applicants.  The following sections of the online application are optional when applying to the Porreco College:

  • Page 5, Test Information section
  • Page 8, Advanced Placement dates
  • Page 9, all questions optional


Last updated: 1/6/2015 8:44AM PST

Edinboro University follows a rolling admissions policy which means decisions are reached on complete applications soon after all necessary materials are received by the university. Students will usually be informed of the admissions decision approximately two to three weeks after the Admissions Office receives the complete application and accompanying materials. High school students may apply anytime after July 1st, following their junior year. Non-traditional, adult students are asked to submit a resume of employment history and activities since high school graduation, or last attendance at another college, university, trade school, etc.

Application Instructions

Please refer to the university catalog for complete information.

The following steps are essential for completion of an application for admission to Edinboro University.

  1. Application. Please complete all portions which apply to you. Incomplete responses could delay the processing of this application.

  2. Application fee. A nonrefundable $30 application fee is paid online via credit card or debit card. A paper check or money order payable to Edinboro University can be mailed to the Undergraduate Admissions Office at the address to the right instead of online payment. The application fee may be waived based on eligibility.

  3. Secondary school transcript. An official high school transcript must be requested by you from your guidance counselor and forwarded directly from the high school to the Edinboro University Admissions Office. Students who received a General Equivalency Diploma (GED) must forward their score report and an official high school transcript, up to the point of withdrawal, to the Edinboro University Admissions Office.

  4. Admissions examination. Each applicant for admission should participate in either the SAT or the ACT. Students may request to have their SAT or ACT scores sent directly to Edinboro University. When registering for either exam, please use the following codes:

    • Edinboro University's SAT code: 2651
    • Edinboro University's ACT code: 3702
  5. Waiver of examination. Students who have been out of high school for more than two years are not required to participate in a college entrance examination (SAT or ACT). There are a few exceptions to this policy (i.e., Nursing, LECOM seven-year medical program). Please check with the Undergraduate Admissions Office if you have questions on whether or not you should take the SAT/ACT examinations.

Instructions for Transfer Students

  1. Definition of a transfer student. Students who have been enrolled in any postsecondary (community college, technical/trade, four-year public/private, etc.) institution other than Edinboro since high school graduation, regardless of length of time attended, are classified as transfer students. Follow steps #1 and #2 above, and then continue below.

  2. Admissions examination. Students must meet the regular admissions requirements, including submitting satisfactory scores from the SAT or the ACT taken while still in high school, unless waived by the Admissions Office. Students who have completed one full semester at another college, prior to Edinboro, do not need to take the test.

  3. Transcripts. Official transcripts of the applicant's record at each institution, including high school, must be submitted to the Edinboro University Admissions Office. If incomplete transcripts are filed, it is the student's responsibility to have final transcripts, which include final grades for the most recent courses scheduled, sent to the Edinboro University Admissions Office. An evaluation of previously completed courses and credits will be conducted by Edinboro University to determine the number which will be transferable and counted toward graduation from Edinboro. Edinboro University will also verify prior enrollment history, through the National Student Clearinghouse, for all incoming students.

Instructions for International Students

Please review the materials required for international students at


  • All documents submitted to the University on behalf of a student's request for admission become the property of Edinboro University and cannot be returned.
  • Upon enrollment, a report of medical history is required.

Notice of Availability

Annual Security Report
Fire Safety Report

Edinboro University is committed to assisting all member of the community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual security report and crime statistics are available at

The fire safety and fire statistics are available at

The annual security report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on-campus, in certain off-campus buildings, or property owned or controlled by Edinboro University, and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. These reports also include institutional policies concerning campus security and fire safety awareness, inclusive of policies concerning sexual assault.

To obtain a copy of the annual security report, please contact:

Edinboro University Police Department
911 Scotland Rd
Edinboro, PA 16444
Telephone: (814) 732-2921
Fax: (814) 732-2316

To obtain a copy of the fire safety report, please contact:

Edinboro University Environmental Health and Safety
200 Scotland Rd
Edinboro, PA 16444
Telephone: (814) 732-2709
Fax: (814) 732-2241


Contact Us

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
Undergraduate Admissions Office
200 East Normal Street
Edinboro, PA  16444

In-state telephone: (814) 732-2761
Out-of-state telephone: (888) 8GO-BORO
Fax number: (814) 732-2420


To complete this online application, type your answers in the corresponding fields or select your answers from the popup lists (where applicable).

After you complete a screen, click the NEXT button at the bottom or on one of the sections listed on the left column to move to a different screen. Before you are allowed to jump screens, we will inspect your data on the current screen for errors or inconsistencies. If errors or omissions are found, you will be returned to the screen to correct your answer(s). Otherwise, your data will be saved and you will proceed to the requested screen. We also allow you to skip to another screen without your new data being saved. Be aware that if you use the Skip & Jump function on the left column, data on the current screen will not be saved and will have to be reentered prior to submittal.

Once you have completed the application, click the SUBMIT button located on the left column to submit the application.

Click here if you have any technical questions or need assistance with this online application.

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