Admissions & Aid


Are you ready to start the journey of your life? Do you want a college experience that includes nationally ranked programs, award-winning value, state-of-the-art learning facilities and contemporary student housing on a beautiful campus? If that sounds good - and if you have a passion for learning and an interest in preparing for a rewarding career, now's the time to apply for admission to PennWest Edinboro.



Welcome to PennWest Edinboro!

As the largest and most comprehensive university in northwestern Pennsylvania, PennWest Edinboro offers 73 baccalaureate degree programs, 25 graduate programs, 9 associate degree programs and 7 certificates. So you're sure to find the major that's right for you.

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Tour Our Campus


Located on a beautiful 585-acre campus with open fields, wooded areas and its own 5-acre lake (Mallory Lake), PennWest Edinboro offers a vibrant environment that allows you to experience all of the diverse activities, NCAA athletics and numerous clubs and organizations that college life has to offer.

What Does It Take to Become a fighting scot?

Admission decisions at Edinboro are reached using a combination of your official high school records, SAT/ACT test scores (optional), recommendations and interviews. Once your completed application and credentials have been received and reviewed by the admissions committee, a formal letter from the Admissions Office will notify you of your status.

Why You'll Thrive Here


PennWest Edinboro is driven to ensure student success. Whether it's through individualized attention and careful advising or access to state-of the-art facilities, we make sure you have all the resources you need to achieve excellence and exceed your own expectations.

You will be guided and inspired by an internationally recognized instructional faculty, 90 percent of whom hold terminal degrees in their field of study. The University is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, with individual accreditations for a number of academic programs.


Contact Us

Undergraduate Admissions Office
Academy Hall
200 E. Normal Street
Edinboro, PA 16444
Phone: 814-732-2761