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Edgewood College

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

Edgewood College Tuition Information

In 2020, Edgewood College's tuition was $31,700 a year.

In 2021, tuition increased 3.59%–from $30,600 the previous year. On average, college tuition rises about 3%ba year.

If this makes attending the college of your dreams sound impossible, remember, the "sticker price" of tuition doesn't give you enough information to determine the actual cost of attending any given college. Many students owe a lot less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts kick in. Plus, student loans can make thecost of college feel more doable until after graduation.

Does Edgewood College Offer In-State and Out-of-State Tuition?

Edgewood College is a private, religious institution, so it has the same tuition for students from Wisconsin as it does for residents from other states.

Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. These institutions offer reduced tuition for students who are residents of that state.

Choosing a school where you are eligible for the reduced tuition offered to state residentscan drastically reduce the cost of tuition, as well as loans and interest owed. Be sure to check your state's guidelines for how to qualify for in-state residency. Each state has different requirements to qualify as in-state resident. The most common requirement is that students must have lived in the state for a full year before starting school. There may be additional requirements as well, depending on where you live.

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Edgewood College International Student Tuition

Tuition at Edgewood College is the same for all students.

International students are not eligible for loans or grants from the U.S. government, but should research private or school-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities.. International students with need may qualify for the following types of financial support at Edgewood College:

  • Edgewood College-specific scholarships

International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships.

Edgewood College Room, Board and Other Costs

In addition to the cost of tuition, room and board, books, transportation and fees are also costs it consider when planning for college. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at Edgewood College.

House and Food Costs at Edgewood College

Housing and campus dining at Edgewood College costs $11,700 a year. This covers the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, plus a dining plan that allows you to eat in the Edgewood College's on-campus cafeterias and dining facilities.

Board costs may vary depending on the numnber of meals you intend to eat on-campus

How Much Do Books Cost at Edgewood College?

The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. The real cost of books depends on the courses you take and what kinds of books and materials they require. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy books from students who have already taken the course.

Yearly Fees

The majority of colleges charge some yearly fees to offsets cost associated with maintaining facilties, like the computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more.

Keep in mind, there could also be optional fees associated with participating in special activities, like joining a fraternity or sorority, or playing on an intramural sports team. Many schools offer resources for students with financial need to get help covering these fees.

Transportation costs

The cost of transportation in college can really vary. Will you drive, fly, or take public transportation to school?. Is on-campus parking free, or will you need to budget for parking? Is the campus easy to get around on foot? Do you plan to bring a car or will you need to use busses, subways, or other modes of transportation? All of these questions can make a big difference in your estimated cost of transportation. Keeping in mind, first-year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.

The location of a college or university can also have a big effect on your transportation budget. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the other hand getting around in an urban area is usually expensive, but there may be more buses, trains and low-cost flight options to actually get to school. The Edgewood College campus is in a urban setting in Wisconsin.

Personal Expenses and Other Costs

When you're planning for college, be sure to factor in the cost of things like movies, takeouts, furniture or appliances for your dorm or housing, and essentials like laundry detergent, toothpaste and toilet paper.

Now, let’s go over all of the costs we've covered, to get a better estimate of how much students can expect to shell out for Edgewood College.

Total Cost of Edgewood College

2021 Total Tuition and Expenses
Tuition $31,700
Room and Board $11,700
Other expenses $2,350
Total Estimated Costs
On-Campus $46,550
Off-Campus $34,850

The breakdowns above provide a good estimate of the total cost of attendance before financial aid and scholarships. Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.

Edgewood College’s tuition and fees change based on: Course load for part-time students

Financial Aid at Edgewood College

The majority of Edgewood College undergrads use financial aid to help pay for school. In 2021, 922 of the 1,407 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Edgewood College meets 75% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.

The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $25,066 a year. Around 77% of Edgewood College undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Edgewood College graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $37,332 of student loan debt.

The average debt for each loan type varies.

Average Debt By Loan Type
Federal Loans $25,794
State Loans $9,000
Edgewood College-Specific Loans $0
Private Loans $34,071
Most Common Loans for Edgewood College Students
Federal Loans 76%
Private loans 26%

Most students take out institutional or government loans, because they tend to have lower interest rates and more flexible repayment options than private loans. Loans from the federal government can be subsidized or unsubsidized. Subsidized loans do not accrue interest during school, while unsubsidized loans begin accruing interest at the time the loan is issued. If students do no qualify for enough federal loans to cover the cost of tuition, some take out private loans. Parents can also take out ParentPLUS loans, which are government loans for parents who are helping their children pay for college.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) helps colleges determine how much financial need students and their familes have, so they can offer a financial aid package that meets, or come close to meeting, their need. For more information on Edgewood College financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at Edgewood College

Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.

In 2021, Edgewood College awarded 909 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $15.7 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $3.29 million in merit-based scholarship money was awarded to students without demonstrated financial need.

Net Cost of Edgewood College

The net price of college is the actual cost of attending a school for one year. Net cost is calculated by subtracting any scholarships, grants or other aid that does not need to be paid back from the total cost. Student loans are not part of the calculation, because they need to be repaid.

Now that we have a sense of the total estimated costs for Edgewood College students, we can subtract the average financial aid package to find the estimated net cost. Net cost can vary depending on a students’ need and the financial aid award received.

When considering whether a school fits your budget, it is important to consider the estimated net cost, not just the sticker price of tuition. Often, schools with the highest tuition also offer the most generous aid packages, so estimate your net cost before eliminating a school because it does fit your budget.

The average amount of financial aid received by a full-time first year student with demonstrated need at Edgewood College was $25,066 in 2021. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Edgewood College seem more manageable.

Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students
On-Campus $21,484
Off-Campus $9,784

What will attending Edgewood College really cost you? The answer depends on several factors.

As of 2011, colleges are required to have a net price calculator on their website to help prospective students and their families make more informed decisions about the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Edgewood College's net cost calculator on their website.

Edgewood College Tuition Payment Plans

Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.

Edgewood College does not have guaranteed tuition.

A Prepaid Tuition Plan is not available for Edgewood College students.

Edgewood College offers an Installment Payment Plan, which allows students to pay tuition in a series of smaller chunks instead of one lump sum.

Edgewood College Tuition Waivers

Schools sometimes waiver tuition for certain groups, to reduce the total cost of attendance. Some colleges offer tuition waivers for faculty, staff, and their families , underrepresented students, or military students. Even if you qualify for a waiver, students are usually responsible for housing, meal plans, and other expenses.

Edgewood College has some full or partial tuition waivers available for: - Employees or Children of Employees

Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.

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Edgewood College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$44,200

In State

$44,200

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$31,700
$31,700
Fees
Unknown
Unknown
Housing
$11,700
$11,700
Books
$800
$800

Edgewood College Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

74%

Average Financial Aid Package

$22,736

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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