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Edgewood College

1000 Edgewood College Drive, Madison, WI

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About
Edgewood College, located in Madison, Wisconsin, was founded in 1927 in the Dominican Catholic tradition. The school is based on the shore of Lake Wingra, on a 55 acre campus on the western end of Madison. The school was formed through the donation of the Edgewood estate to the Dominican Sisters in 1873 by Cadwallader Washburn. Originally used to found a St. Regina Academy, a private boarding school for girls, which burned shortly after its opening. A second school was built, sacred heart, after which the school sought to add a junior college which it received approval for in 1927 and grew into Edgewood College.

Academics
Edgewood College offers a variety of courses and programs in a number of fields of study, primarily taught through a comprehensive liberal arts curriculum. Students will take courses in general education, electives and upper and lower division level classes related to one's chosen major. In addition, students may pursue a secondary minor degree through a series of courses required by the minor program.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid
Admissions is handles at Edgewood College through a review process that requires students to submit transcripts, test scores,. letters of recommendation, a personal essay and the completed application. Once materials are submitted, the school will review the packet and make a decision regarding admissions. Students will be notified after the decision is made, with admitted students receiving information pertinent to the start of their academic career at the school. Financial Aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships, and are awarded based on need as determined by the information provided in the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Admission Requirements & Details

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

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Edgewood College is around 2,700 students. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 11% enrolling as graduate students and 68% as undergraduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $27,000-$32,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
  • Per unit charges are around $920 for part time students
  • Room and board is estimated to cost around $11,000

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships98%$14,708
Receiving Student Loans74%$7,402
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Edgewood College may provide services to students like:

  • Distance learning
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment
  • Employment search assistance

Graduation Rates

Edgewood College has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 57%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years32%
Graduating in 5 Years20%
Graduating in 6 Years4%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 1998)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 1998)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Edgewood College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Northern Athletics Conference)
  • Basketball (Northern Athletics Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, Indoor
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Edgewood College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Theology and Religious Vocations

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Edgewood College for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
76.81%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
100%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
10:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
8

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$11,869