Edgewood College

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School Overview

Edgewood College is private higher education institution owned and operated by the Dominican Order of the Roman Catholic Church. Edgewood is primarily an undergraduate liberal arts college. It is located in on a 55-acre campus on the west side of Madison, Wisconsin, next to Lake Wingra.

The college’s undergraduate curriculum includes programs in education, business, nursing, computer science, English, foreign languages, art therapy and psychology, among others. In addition to a comprehensive selection of bachelor’s degrees, students can earn a master’s degree in business, nursing, education, or family therapy from Edgewood’s College of Graduate and Professional Studies.

General Information

Admission Office

1000 Edgewood College Drive

Madison, WI 53711-1997

(608) 663-2294

(800) 444-4861

Fax: (608) 663-2214

Contact: Christine Benedict

Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Main Address

1000 Edgewood College Drive

Madison, WI 53711-1997

(608) 663-4861


Total undergrads: 1,989

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 300

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,880

Graduate enrollment: 555


Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 79%

Open admission, but with selective admission to some programs

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 76%

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Arts – General B
Graphic Design B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Management Information Systems B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B


Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Business Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Early Childhood Special Education B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
French Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Art Therapy B
Cytotechnology B
Nursing (RN) B


History – General B


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Multi-/interdisciplinary studies B
Natural Sciences B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B


Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Economics B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Religious Education B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Edgewood College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (608) 663-4861
Website: www.edgewood.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.edgewood.edu/apply
Address: 1000 Edgewood College Drive, Madison, WI 53711-1997
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,038
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 61%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,473 (72% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $30,600
Out-of-state Tuition: $30,600
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $16,499

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Edgewood College Programs

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Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 453
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 21722
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2
Health Professions and Related Programs 244
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 121
Natural Resources and Conservation 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 11
Social Sciences 5
Theology and Religious Vocations 1
Visual and Performing Arts 6
Grand total 1059112

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

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Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $30,600
Out-of-state $30,600
Books and supplies $800

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $17,856
Out-of-state $17,856

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 253 99%
Grant or scholarship aid 248 97% $16,499
Student loan aid 181 71% $8,599

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,265 85% $15,093
Federal student loans 922 62% $6,592

Admissions & Enrollment

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Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,397 378 1,019
Percent admitted 100% 66% 75%
Percent admitted who enrolled 17% 16% 17%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Edgewood College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 2,038
Undergraduate enrollment 1,407
Graduate enrollment 631

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Edgewood College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education
    • Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) - Clinical training programs at the master's, doctoral, and postgraduate levels
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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