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Edgewood College

Madison, WI 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate72%
Acceptance Rate72%

About Edgewood College

Edgewood College Overview

Edgewood College is a private, religious school in the city of Madison, Wisconsin. Edgewood College was founded in 1927 and enrolls 1,377 undergrads and no graduate students. Edgewood College provides on-campus housing for up to 654 students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 40% of students stay on-campus and participate in campus events and social life.

📆 Mark your calendar! The deadline to apply regular decision to Edgewood College for Fall 2023 is August 1.

Student Activities at Edgewood College

Interested in music or performing? At Edgewood College you can perform with one of the university's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Edgewood College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Edgewood College does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? Edgewood College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Edgewood College on the Student Life page.

2022 Edgewood College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 72%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.5
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 3%
Tuition $33,550
Percent of Need Met 75%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $25,066

Is Edgewood College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a better idea of what Edgewood College offers and if it might be a good fit for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Edgewood College

It is moderately difficult to get into Edgewood College. Around 72% of applicants get into Edgewood College each year. Last year, 1,397 students applied to Edgewood College and 1,011 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Edgewood College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It gauges how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Around 79% of students who start at Edgewood College come back the next year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Edgewood College Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 68% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Check with Edgewood College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Edgewood College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Edgewood College's endowment was valued at $41.9 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. For each full-time student, Edgewood College spends about $10,253 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Edgewood College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Edgewood College meets 75% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Edgewood College full-time are awarded $25,066 a year in financial aid, on average.

Graduates in the class of 2022 had an average of $37,332 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Edgewood College.

Based on this information, is Edgewood College the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Edgewood College a good school for you?

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Where is Edgewood College Located?

Edgewood College is located in the urban setting of Madison, Wisconsin.

If you want to see Edgewood College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Routes 14/151 to Madison, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Dane County Regional.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Edgewood College and Madison are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1000 Edgewood College Drive Madison, WI 53711-1997

Campus Setting: Urban

Edgewood College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Edgewood College is Aug 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Edgewood College ACT Scores


ACT Range

20 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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25 and Above


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Edgewood College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

490 - 600


Reading SAT Range

460 - 610

Edgewood College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Edgewood College is like? There are approximately 1,377 students enrolled at Edgewood College. 89% percent of students attend school full-time, 91% percent are from WI and 9% percent of students are from other states.


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