Accomplished faculty instruct, guide, and inspire Edinboro students to achieve and lead. EU faculty are recognized for their commitment to student success and creating a personal and engaging academic environment.
The Edinboro experience extends well beyond the classroom. EU students prepare for careers and life through opportunities for hands-on learning, collaborative research with faculty, global travel, and internships.
Fighting Scots live, work, and play in state-of-the-art facilities on EU’s picturesque 585-acre campus. Located just 20 miles south of Erie, Pennsylvania’s fourth-largest city, Edinboro is bustling with exciting activities.
Thrive in a rigorous, challenging environment.
As a Biology Pre-Medical student, you’ll have the opportunity to take a specialized course or do independent research using the newest automated gene sequencer in the area.
Apply to both Edinboro University and the Early Acceptance Program (EAP) at LECOM during your senior year of high school - or at least, before the start of your second year at Edinboro. LECOM will review your application and you will be invited to interview for a provisional letter of acceptance. Stay on track with your Edinboro program and then make a final application for acceptance to LECOM. You will not have to schedule another interview or take the MCAT exam. General criteria for EAP:
Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
Must NOT hold a bachelor’s degree or higher.
Must have at least two years remaining as a full-time undergraduate student.
SAT score (Math and Verbal Reasoning greater than or equal to 1170 taken prior to March 1, 2016 or 1240 or higher on a single exam taken after March 1, 2016 or an ACT Composite score greater than or equal to 26 on a single exam.
High school GPA of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
If already an Edinboro University student, must have at least a cumulative overall GPA of 3.2 and a science GPA of 3.1.
For complete details about admissions requirements to LECOM, including an academic index calculator to determine eligibility for the program, click here.
State licensure and a professional degree such as Medical Doctor (MD), Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) or Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) are required before you can practice as a physician or surgeon. But it’s never too early to build a resume that demonstrates your commitment to the field of medicine. Opportunities at Edinboro include:
Hands-on field courses throughout the year, including summer work at the Pymatuning Laboratory of Ecology.
Internships that earn credits and provide first-hand experience in the field.
Independent research under the supervision of a faculty expert.
On-campus organizations such as Tri Beta, a National Biological Honor Society, and Pre-Healing Arts Club.
Prepare for a rewarding career.
Dr. Nina Thumser, Department Chair
219 Meadville St, Edinboro, PA 16444