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Edgewood College Student Life

Edgewood College is on a 55-acre campus in an urban setting in Madison, Wisconsin. There are many activities and organizations for Edgewood College students to participate in – theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Edgewood College does not have fraternities or sororities.

Edgewood College has a thriving Child Life Association. In fact, more students participate in Child Life Association than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Edgewood College include Black Student Union, Edgewood Empowered, Esports and Asian Student Association.

The Edgewood College community comes together each year for Winterfrost, Fall Fest and Welcome Week.

Edgewood College Housing

Edgewood College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Edgewood College students live off campus. In 2021, 37% of undergrads at Edgewood College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 63% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Edgewood College. There are 654 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,407 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 545 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 40% students stay on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.

Edgewood College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Safety at Edgewood College

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Edgewood College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Edgewood College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Edgewood College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Additionally, Edgewood College has lighted pathways/sidewalks, Eagle Alert System, Public Address System, Safe Ride Shuttle, extensive video surveillance system.

Plan a Visit to Edgewood College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Edgewood College, take U.S. Routes 14/151 to Madison, WI. If you need to fly, book your flight to Dane County Regional airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Wisconsin you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Edgewood College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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