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EDGEWOOD COLLEGE, MADISON, FLORIDA

Madison, FloridaLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1927Established Year
  2220Enrollment

Edgewood College: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

Vaishnavi Agrawal Vaishnavi Agrawal
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Edgewood College is a private Dominican liberal arts college which is located in Madison, Wisconsin. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. It has a total enrolment of 2160 undergraduate students with 700 graduate students on its main campus. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. The College admissions are selective, with an annual acceptance rate of 73%. The most popular majors at Edgewood College include Nursing, Commerce, Business, Psychology, Communication, Biology, Science, and Media Studies.

  • 1260 are full-time Undergraduate Students and 200 part-time Undergraduate Students.
  • 84.5% of its classes have fewer than 20 students.
  • The average freshman retention rate is 79%
  • The total number of on-campus residents is 520.
  • The college has 144 full-time faculty and 112 part-time instructors.
  • It is a Christian institution in the Dominican Catholic tradition.
  • It was previously known as the Edgewood Junior College and later gained accreditation in 1942 from the University of Wisconsin.

Highlights

College TypePrivate
Campus SettingSuburban
Campus Housing35%
EndowmentUSD $51.7 million
Student Retention Rate78%
Work-study programyes
The student-faculty ratio 10:1
Mode of ProgramFull time; Part-time; online
Annual cost of Attendance$43,400
Admission Helpdeskadmissions@edgewood.edu;
(608) 663-2294

Rankings

  • Edgewood College ranks 202 in the 2020 edition of Best Colleges & National Universities by US World News.
  • According to the US World Rankings, 2020 it also stands 14th in the Top performers on Social Mobility.

Campus

  • The Edgewood college occupies a 55 acres campus and has an overlooking campus along the shores of Lake Wingra.
  • The campus setting is urban. The college has a total of four higher education institutions.
  • Madison is a beautiful town with the highest population of 50,000 student residents in total. It is home to three lakes, Lake Mendota, Monona, and Wingra, and is a major spot for boaters, sailors, and bikers.
  • 80.9% of the students are residents, and out of this 23 % of the students live on campus. The other 19.1% of students are commuters.
  • 18.7% of undergraduates and 15.7% of graduate students are catholic.
  • Edgewood has 50+ student-led organizations and also a total of 18 NCAA Division III Teams.
  • There are much Academic Success and Career Development Centers on campus.
  • Along with this, there is a Wellness Center with Health Services, Learning Support Services, Office for Inclusion and Involvement, and more.

Residence

  • Edgewood college provides the facility for students to live on campus in its various residence halls and apartments. A $150 reservation fee is required for housing.
  • The distance between residence halls and campus is only a 5-minute walk.
  • Marshall Hall is the residence hall for 4-year college students and provides residence for 52 students. It has shared lounge spaces along with kitchen and study areas.
  • Stevie Hall, located behind the Regina Chapel is a co-ed living space and provides residence to 121 students.
  • East Regina mainly consists of double rooms with community bathrooms and Phil's Cafeteria.
  • West Regina consists of two floors and is composed mainly of single rooms and has a beautiful lake view.
  • The other upper-class housing options include the Dominican Hall ( home to 200 students), Dominican apartments (having five different apartment styles), Weber Apartments (co-ed apartment) and Siena Apartments.
  • Free laundry, Free WiFi, cable TV facility is provided to students on campus. Meal plans are included in the student's room and board.
  • There are more than 50 student-led educational, social, professional, and service organizations on-campus including Student Senate, newspaper and literary magazine, Campus Activities Board, Habitat for Humanity, Dominican Life, Black Student Union, and more.

Programs

  • Edgewood College offers many Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, Doctoral Degree, and certification programs.
  • It offers more than 60 Undergraduate and 27 Graduate Programs.
  • Also, it offers more than 12 online graduate programs having 15-20 students per online class, so providing a high level of personal attention to all students.
  • Edgewood College offers 60 majors and 40 minors.
  • The most popular major at Edgewood is nursing, with almost a quarter of UG students enrolled in it each year.
  • The other popular subjects include media studies, business, psychology, biology, commerce, and elementary education.

Application Process

International students seeking admissions at the College can follow the below-mentioned admission details:

  • Admission: Common Application and early Application
  • Application fee: $30.
  • As per Fall 2019, out of the 1,397 applied students, 1,011 students were accepted and 236 enrolled.
  • The fall 2019 acceptance rate was 72.4%.
  • Out of these admitted students,60 were men and 176 women.
  • The accepted SAT scores are between 970 and 1220 or an ACT score of 20 and 25.
  • The average ACT score of admission is Math 22.1, English 22.4, Science 23.1, Reading 23.5, and composite 22.7.
  • On average, 31% of the students top in their high school class, with an average GPA of 3.5.
  • Application Deadlines
SemesterDeadline
Fall (August) AdmissionMay 1
Spring (January) AdmissionNovember 1
  • English proficiency scores required are as follows:
TestUndergraduateGraduate
TOEFL internet-based test 61 or higher79 or higher
TOEFL paper-based test500 or higher550 or higher
IELTS5.5 or higher6.0 or higher
Another alternative1 year of college-level work in English or Letter of recommendation from an approved ESL instructorA transcript demonstrating 24 credits of U.S. academic coursework or 700-level coursework at WESLI

Undergraduate Admission

  • Documents required: official high school transcripts, UG application, a copy of passport, proof of English proficiency, and financial support documents.

Graduate Admission

  • Documents required: Proof of English proficiencyCollege/university transcript (average of at least 2.75), Individual program requirements, required test scores, certificate of finances, and J1 or F1 visa form.

Cost of Attendance

Budget ItemUndergraduate StudentGraduate Student
Tuition and Fees$960 per credit hour or $31,700 per term$997 per credit hour or $17,334 per term
Living expenses (9 months)$11,350*$9,990
Living expenses for dependent(s)$8,000 per dependent$8,000 per dependent
Other (books, insurance, misc.)$6,600$6,615

Financial Aid for International Students

  • 96.9% of the students receive institutional grants, such as Edgewood college scholarships and fellowships funded by Edgewood and individual departments.
  • 44.3% of the students on campus receive state grants and scholarships.
  • 33.3% of the applicants receive federal grants such as Pell Grants and Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants.
  • Most of the international students apply for loans. 71.4% of the students have received student loans.
  • The average financial aid package awarded for the full-time freshmen students is $37,332.

Applying for financial aid programs in the US can be overwhelming due to their extensive application filing process. Here’s a brief list of research scholarship opportunities from private organizations both within the U.S. and India.

Alumni

  • The Edgewood College Alumni Office deals with alumni association and career network at Edgewood college.
  • Services provided to Edgewood Eagles include a lifetime email with @edgewood.edu account, career resources and development, 10% discount on all clothing and insignia at the college bookstore, library services and alumni magazine.
  • The association also builds relationships with the people and places and organizes alumni events throughout the year.
  • Each fall, the Alumni Board and the Office for Institutional Advancement awards three awards to recognize extraordinary individuals, these are the distinguished alumni award, Dominican Mission Award and the promised award.

Some distinguished alumni of the Edgewood college are:

  • Alexis Herman: U.S. Secretary of Labor(23rd )
  • Jeff Erlanger: American advocate and activist
  • Dianne Hesselbein: Wisconsin State Assemblymember

Placements

  • Edgewood alumni earn a starting salary of $39,500.
  • The average Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation at Edgewood college are $43,300/ year.
  • 85% of students feel confident they will find a job after graduating from Edgewood college.
  • Freshman to Sophomore retention rate is 79% as per 2018.
  • The 4-year graduation rate is 42% and the 6-Year graduation rate is 64% as of 2013.
  • Nursing students can take part in placements with 60 medical partners of Edgewood college in and around Dane County, including the Veteran’s Administration Hospital and American Family Children’s Hospital.
  • Edgewood college provides opportunities to study, volunteer, and intern in more than 42 countries for its students.
  • Students are involved in places such as the Wisconsin State Assembly, Toki Middle School, CUNA Worldwide Council, St. Mary’s Hospital, and Centro Hispano.
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Edgewood College Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population3160
FAFSA Code003848
Application Cost$30
Accreditation NCA
Average Cost of Attendance$30,600 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score114010601220 3%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing570550590-
Mathematics570510630-
ACTCheck Detailed Score232125 99%
English232025-
Mathematics231926-

Edgewood College Acceptance Rate

71.1%

Acceptance Rate

1447

Total Applicants

3160

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

27.7%

Male

72.3%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program71.1%
Total Applicants2572
Total Enrolled1829
Graduate
Graduate Programs71.1%
Total Applicants1872
Total Enrolled1331

Edgewood College Enrollment

Enrollment
Edgewood College Enrollment3160
Undergraduate Enrollment1829
Graduate Enrollment1331
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate51.4%

Attendance Cost

$30,600

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$30,600 / Year
Post Graduate Program$28,890 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$800 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$10,494 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$2,896 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$9,450 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$3,310 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$3,310 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$3,310 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Program Wise Accreditations
Nursing ProgramsCommission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
4115210520106
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  • 2019

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    RANKED  #165

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    College rating

    based on 1 student ratings

    8.7/10

    8/10academic
    9/10infrastructure
    9/10placements
    9/10faculty
    8/10extracurricular
    9/10accommodation

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    Ruth stone, INDONESIA Bachelor of science [b.sc] cytotechnology on-campus
    Edgewood College
    Current student , Batch : 2022
    8.7
    STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

    MY LIFE @ EDGEWOOD COLLEGE

    I learned about the opportunity from friends, but I would like to give the credits to my high school professors. As they encouraged me to study here. They also helped me with writing the letters of recommendation. I applied to the college with the help of an application form.


    Course Curriculum - 

    Being a Cytotechnologists I am getting a training to recognize the pathological difference between normal and diseased cells. My work is essential to physicians and to the medical field in the detection of cancer in its earliest and most treatable stages. Thus I am loving what I am getting taught.

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    Knickerbocker Plaza0.62 Km
    University Station Shopping Mall2.03 Km
    Shorewood Shopping Center2.29 Km
    Midvale Plaza Shopping Center2.3 Km
    University Square, LLC2.43 Km
    Sunglass Hut at Macy's2.79 Km
    Hilldale Shopping Center2.8 Km
    Top of State Street3.36 Km
    Fitchburg Ridge Shopping Center3.96 Km
    Westgate Mall4.08 Km
    Hatchery Hill Towne Center4.7 Km
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    Market Square Shopping Center5.79 Km
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    South Towne Mall6.15 Km
    Electronic cigarettes & vaping devices6.71 Km
    West Towne Mall6.72 Km
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    University Book Store2.59 Km
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    Christine A. Sorkness, PharmD1.66 Km
    SSM Health Prescription Center1.78 Km
    Heidi H. Ress, PharmD1.84 Km
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    Asian Midway Foods1.91 Km
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