Edgewood College

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1000 Edgewood College Drive

Madison, WI 53711-1997

Phone: (608) 663-4861
2013-2014 Tuition
tuition and fees
male /
Aug. 15
application deadline

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#190 Overall Score: 29 out of 100. National Universities

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Edgewood College is a private institution that was founded in 1927. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,028, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 55 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Edgewood College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 190. Its tuition and fees are $24,666 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Located in Madison, Wisconsin, Edgewood College provides students with a comprehensive learning experience. Faculty are devoted to excellence in teaching and small class sizes lead to high quality academic experiences. Modern facilities provide the technological tools students are seeking, as well as outstanding space for learning inside the classroom and out. In the Dominican tradition of study, contemplation, and action, Edgewood College students are called to connect what they learn in the classroom with their own set of beliefs and translate that into service to the greater good. Edgewood College offers over 40 academic programs, 16 sports, and numerous student activities, and has stayed committed to making a quality education affordable.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1927
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Academic calendar semester
Setting city
2012 Endowment $30,873,486


When applying to Edgewood College, it's important to note the application deadline is August 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at Edgewood College is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 73.2 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 73.2%
Application deadline August 15
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 1

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Edgewood College is 11:1, and the school has 78.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Edgewood College include: Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Business/Commerce, General; Psychology, General; Business Administration and Management, General; and Elementary Education and Teaching. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 78.3 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 11:1
4-year graduation rate 34%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 18%
Business/Commerce, General 12%
Psychology, General 8%
Business Administration and Management, General 6%
Elementary Education and Teaching 6%

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Student Life

Edgewood College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,028, with a gender distribution of 29.8 percent male students and 70.2 percent female students. At this school, 28 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 72 percent of students live off campus. Edgewood College is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.

Total enrollment 3,064
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association NCAA III

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Campus Info & Services

Edgewood College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Edgewood College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Edgewood College, 55 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Edgewood College.

Students who have cars on campus 55%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

At Edgewood College, 77.6 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $12,918.

Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.

Tuition and fees $24,666 (2013-14)
Room and board $8,628 (2013-14)
Financial aid statistics
Financial aid statistics

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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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