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Colleges / Edgewood College

Edgewood College

Madison, WI 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate72%

Edgewood College Admissions

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.

Consult with Edgewood College's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.

Edgewood College Admissions Stats at a Glance

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

Edgewood College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.5
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 16%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 3%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 98%
Waitlist No

Edgewood College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Edgewood College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No
Regular Decision Yes 8 1

Applying Early to Edgewood College?

Edgewood College does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Explore a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Edgewood College Admissions

Transferring to Edgewood College

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Edgewood College

Edgewood College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Edgewood College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important 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 put the most emphasis on the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Edgewood College

Curious about the factors that are considered by Edgewood College during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

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

Make sure to check with Edgewood College for more information on admission factors.

Edgewood College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Edgewood College?

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%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Edgewood College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA
3.75 and 3.99
3.50 and 3.74
3.25 and 3.49
3.00 and 3.24
2.50 and 2.9
2.00 and 2.49

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Edgewood College directly.

About GPAs

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. 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.

Standardized Test Scores

Edgewood College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 3% of Edgewood College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 98% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

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.

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.

More Information on Transferring to Edgewood College

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

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

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

✅ Edgewood College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Edgewood College?

✅ Edgewood College is not test optional.

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.

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Edgewood College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


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.


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 SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

490 - 600


Reading SAT Range

460 - 610

Edgewood College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


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

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