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

www.edgewood.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,989

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 300

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,880

Graduate enrollment: 555

Setting

Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

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

Education

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

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Multi-/interdisciplinary studies B
Natural Sciences B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

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:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,552
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):57%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:2,121 (83% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$27,530
Out-of-state Tuition:$27,530
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:97%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$14,899

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Edgewood College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Edgewood College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services353
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education11611
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2
Health Professions and Related Programs242
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies121
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences2
Psychology1
Social Sciences5
Theology and Religious Vocations1
Visual and Performing Arts6
Grand total85571

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Edgewood College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Education11
Grand total21

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Edgewood College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$27,530
Out-of-state$27,530
Books and supplies$800

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$16,164
Out-of-state$16,164

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid28997%
Grant or scholarship aid28696%$14,899
Student loan aid26890%$7,605

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,50783%$12,008
Federal student loans1,36175%$7,046

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Edgewood College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Edgewood College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants1,035225810
Percent admitted100%80%78%
Percent admitted who enrolled25%25%26%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
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 2017

Total Enrollment2,552
Undergraduate enrollment1,661
Graduate enrollment891

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 North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • 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

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does 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.

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