Contact Info

          Undergraduate Admissions Office
          Academy Hall
          200 East Normal Street
          Edinboro, PA 16444
          Phone: (814) 732-2761 or
          (888) 8GO-BORO (888-846-2676)

          International First-Year Students

          A first-year student is a first-time university student or a student with fewer than 12 completed university credit hours.

          Two international students talking

          Scholarship Opportunities

          All accepted International First-Year Students are eligible for academic merit and need-based scholarships. To be reviewed for scholarship you must be an accepted student and provide financial records including an Affidavit of Support.

          To be considered for admission you must submit the following:

          • Completed application with the $30 application fee
          • Apply online.
          • Official transcripts, sent directly to Edinboro from the high school attended or authenticated by your home country’s Ministry of Education or the U.S. Embassy in your country. If applicable, also include official exam results and evidence of graduation.
          • Official test scores of English proficiency includes the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)Pearson Test of English or STEP-EIKEN, SAT or an ACT.
          • Passport or Green Card
          • Additional items may be requested after review of application and transcript(s).

          Application Deadlines

          The application for admission and all supporting documents must be received no later than the date indicated for the corresponding semester.

          • Fall semester (begins in late August) – July 1
          • Spring semester (begins in mid-January) – November 1

          Please contact our office directly if you haven’t submitted all of your documents by these dates. We may still be able to work with you to help you complete your application in time.

          Testing OrganizationUndergraduate RequirementGraduate Requirement
          TOEFL (paper-based) 500 550
          TOEFL (computer-based) 173 213
          TOEFL (iBT) 61 79
          IELTS 6.0 6.5
          Duolingo 50 --
          GTEC CBT exam 1051 --
          Pearson 44 53
          STEP-EIKEN 2A --

          Additional Resources

          Once you’re admitted, there are additional steps you will need to take. Our Global Education Office is here to welcome and assist you.