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Edgewood College Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Edgewood College, the regular decision application deadline is August 1 and the fee for the application costs $30.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.

Students who submit their applications for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than August 1.

Edgewood College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Edgewood College's admissions stats.

Edgewood College 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.5
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 16%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 3%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 98%
Waitlist No

Continue reading for more information on Edgewood College's admissions stats.

Considering Applying Early to Edgewood College?

Edgewood College does not offer early decision or early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How To Get Into Edgewood College

It is moderately difficult to get into Edgewood College. Edgewood College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Edgewood College accepted 72% of students, around 1,011 of the 1,397 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Edgewood College, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

What's Most Important to Get In to Edgewood College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Edgewood College

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Class Rank Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Application Essay Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered

Edgewood College 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Edgewood College must submit the following items. Double check with Edgewood College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.5
Interview
Other Requirements applicants must meet 2 out of 3 requirements: high school GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, rank in top 50% of high school graduating class, composite score of 18 on the ACT or an equivalent SAT score
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Edgewood College?

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. 4.0. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Students admitted to Edgewood College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5

Out of all students that were admitted, 47.5% submitted a class rank. At Edgewood College 16% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 50% were in the top 25% and 83% were in the top 50%.

At Edgewood College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 47.5%

Edgewood College does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Edgewood College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2020, 3% of Edgewood College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 98% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Edgewood College?

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Edgewood College students scored 600 or higher and 75% of students scored 460 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Edgewood College students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 460 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Edgewood College?

To be most competitive at Edgewood College, you should strive to earn between 20 and 25 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Edgewood College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.

A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Edgewood College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

Transferring to Edgewood College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Edgewood College.

For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is August 1. Applicants should hear back by August 1.

Transfer students can enroll in Edgewood College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term


Edgewood College Admissions FAQs


Can I defer my acceptance to Edgewood College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Edgewood College.

Does Edgewood College accept transfer credits?

Edgewood College ✅ accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Edgewood College accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • DSST/DANTES
  • ACE recommendations for credit

Does Edgewood College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Edgewood College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Edgewood College?

✅ Edgewood College is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is Edgewood College's acceptance rate?

✅ Edgewood College's acceptance rate is 72%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Edgewood College?

❌ Edgewood College does not offer early decision.

What is the early action acceptance rate at Edgewood College?

❌ Edgewood College does not offer eary action.

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Edgewood College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

72%

How hard is it to get into Edgewood College? Edgewood College is a somewhat selective institution. The Edgewood College acceptance rate is 72%. This means that the institution accepts 72 out of every 100 applicants.

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Edgewood College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

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

The deadline for Fall transfer 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

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ACT Range

20 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

25 and Above

Good

20 to 25

Avg

20 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Edgewood College is 23. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into Edgewood College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Edgewood College SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

Not available

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Math SAT Range

490 - 600

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Reading SAT Range

460 - 610

Edgewood College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.5

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Edgewood College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.5. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,038

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

72%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$31,700

Out-of-State

$31,700

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 1
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