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ACCEPTANCE RATE

83.32%

FINANCIAL AID RATE

92%

STUDENT TEACHER RATIO

16:1

DEGREE OFFERED ONLINE

34

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.

$6,610

Average Grants + Scholarship Aid Awarded to Undergraduate Students

Percent of Full-Time Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid

Percent of Students Paying In-State Tuition vs Out-of-State Tuition

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Special Education Degree

The special education program at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania prepares students for careers in public schools, private schools, correctional facilities, private learning centers, and mental health facilities. The program focuses on teaching and other educational services to children with special learning needs or disabilities, and that may prepare individuals to function as special education teachers. Program courses include: diagnosing learning disabilities, developing individual education plans, teaching and supervising special education students, special education counseling, and applicable laws and policies. Get more details below including other Pennsylvania colleges that offer special education degrees.

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Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

1300 Eagle Rd, Saint Davids, PA

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania provides a variety of educational opportunities for students to assist them in their growth and development. The school is located in Edinboro, Pennsylvania and publically funded. Approximately 8,600 students are enrolled annually at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.

Students can choose from several areas of study, including but not limited to:

  • Education
  • Visual And Performing Arts
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Security And Protective Services
  • Psychology

Students applying for admission are most often required to submit an application, school records, standardized test scores and any requested application essays, which will then be reviewed by the admissions office. Either the SAT or ACT exam must be taken in order to apply to this school. Scores between 17 to 22 on the ACT or 1240 to 1540 on the SAT are recommended to increase the chance of acceptance. This school has an admissions rate of around 75% of which only 41% chose to enroll. More information regarding admissions can be found at edinboro.edu.

Tuition & fees at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania are different for in-state and nonresidents. In-state tuition costs close to $9,200 per year, while out-of-state tuition costing $13,000 for the year. Housing may be available for those who wish to live on-campus for around a cost of $5,700 per year. This school may help with costs by offering financial aid for students who qualify as loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

This school has several athletic programs overseen by the NCAA. Athletic programs offered include:

  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division II)
  • Football (NCAA Division II)
  • Lacrosse (NCAA Division II)
  • Soccer (NCAA Division II)

Students may visit the website to get a complete list of areas of study, programs, student services, and more.

Students Enrolled in the Special Education Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania has offered the following program levels for students:

  • Associate's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Post-Masters Certificate

Students by Academic Level (2019)

 Graduates
Associate's Degree1
Master's Degree26
Post-Masters Certificate4

Students by Gender (2019)

 Graduates
Male7
Female24

Students by Race (2019)

 Graduates
White30
Multiple Races1

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2020: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Special Education program at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

Description

Teach preschool school subjects to educationally and physically handicapped students. Includes teachers who specialize and work with audibly and visually handicapped students and those who teach basic academic and life processes skills to the mentally impaired.

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School

Description

Teach elementary school subjects to educationally and physically handicapped students. Includes teachers who specialize and work with audibly and visually handicapped students and those who teach basic academic and life processes skills to the mentally impaired.

Special Education Teachers, Middle School

Description

Teach middle school subjects to educationally and physically handicapped students. Includes teachers who specialize and work with audibly and visually handicapped students and those who teach basic academic and life processes skills to the mentally impaired.

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School

Description

Teach secondary school subjects to educationally and physically handicapped students. Includes teachers who specialize and work with audibly and visually handicapped students and those who teach basic academic and life processes skills to the mentally impaired.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give you an idea of the students Edinboro University of Pennsylvania accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania may provide services to students including:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Day care for children

Intercollegiate Athletics

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division II with football classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Basketball (Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference)
  • Track and Field (Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference)
  • Football (Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference)
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
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