Edgewood College

1000 Edgewood College Dr, Madison, United States
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Overview of Edgewood College

About this school

Edgewood, founded in 1927, is a church-affiliated college. Its 55-acre campus is located in a residential area of Madison.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,564
    • Men:430 (27.5%)
    • Women:1,134 (72.5%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Edgewood College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
2
-
Science
2
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
2
-
History
1
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1000 Edgewood College Drive
City, State, Zip
Madison, WI  53711-1997
Phone
(608) 663-2294
Fax
(608) 663-3291
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins August 15
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for some freshmen
Other
Two of the following: cumulative high school GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, a rank in the top 50% of their high school graduating class and/or a composite score of 18 on the ACT or an equivalent SAT score required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
71% of 1,447 applicants were admitted
Women
74% of 1,010 applicants were admitted
Men
63% of 437 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
400 (39%) of 1,029 admitted students enrolled
Women
279 (37%) of 752 admitted students enrolled
Men
121 (44%) of 277 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.50
375 And Above
25%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
19%
2.00 - 2.49
3%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
564 average |510-630 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
43%
• Score 500 - 600
43%
• Score 400 - 500
14%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
554 average |550-590 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
14%
• Score 500 - 600
71%
• Score 400 - 500
14%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average |21-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
6%
• Score 24 - 29
35%
• Score 18 - 23
52%
• Score 12 - 17
7%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $29,500 (66.71793016102768%)
  • Room & Board: - $11,020 (24.923104758458475%)
  • Other Expences: - $800 (1.8092998009770218%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,896 (6.5496652795368195%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Edgewood College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline December 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning December 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003848
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
240 (90.9%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
205 (85.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
205 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
24 (11.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
79%
Average Award
$22,039
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 205 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $17,033
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 186 (90.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,532
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 18 (8.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
49 (18.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,270

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,197 (85.7%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,061 (88.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,061 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
135 (12.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
75%
Average Award
$19,031
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,040 (98.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,323
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 975 (91.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,203
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 84 (7.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
255 (18.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,399

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
79%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$35,300
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
9.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Area/Ethnic Studies, Foreign Languages
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,972

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


152

Part-Time Faculty


132

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


38%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 33% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 50% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 14% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 2% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
260,752

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
180
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Edgewood College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


78.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


38.1%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


58.8%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


60.9%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (49)


  • Accounting
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art Therapy/Therapist
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Communication, General
  • Computer Teacher Education
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Education, Other
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Ethnic Studies
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • Graphic Design
  • History, General
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Natural Sciences
  • Organizational Behavior Studies
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religious Education
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Education

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Arts in Education, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (17)


  • Accounting
  • Adult Education
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • English as a Second Language
  • Finance and Banking
  • Marketing
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Organizational Management
  • Reading Education
  • Special Education
  • Sustainability Management

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


240,323

Nearest Metropolitan Area


55 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
7.2 average low in January, 78.2 average high in September
Rain
120 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
70 mile(s) from campus in Milwaukee
Nearest Bus Station
Madison
Nearest Train Station
30 mile(s) from campus in Columbus

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, cooperative housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


35% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


65%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Eagle
School Colors
Red, black, and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, soccer, swimming and diving, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Edgewood College offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, circle k, student education association, student government association, rotaract, ambassadors

Sororities


1% of women participate

Fraternities


1% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,361

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,564
Women
1,134
Men
430

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 3.0% Asian
  • 3.1% Black/African-American
  • 6.5% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 81.4% White
  • 2.9% Unknown

International Students


3.2% from 20 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


657

Student Resources

Study resources