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Edgewood College

Madison, WI

At A Glance

Main Address

1000 Edgewood College Dr

Madison, WI 53711-1997

www.edgewood.edu

Admission Office

1000 Edgewood College Drive

Madison, WI 53711-1997

(608) 663-2294

Fax : (608) 663-2214

admissions@edgewood.edu

Contact : Tess Ferzoco

Director of Undergraduate Admissions

Type of School

Small

Private

liberal arts college

4-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Member

Roman Catholic Church

College Board Code: 1202

Quick Facts

Regular Application Deadline : August 1

Percentage of students graduating within 6 years : 64.0%

Total undergraduates : 1,407

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 239

Percentage of financial need met (average) : 79.0%

Average financial aid package : $25,066.00

In-State Tuition : $31,700.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $31,700.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Setting

Small City (50-250k)

Urban

Commuter campus

Deadlines

Admission

Application rolling begin : Sep 15

Regular application due: Aug 1

Priority application due : Mar 1

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : Aug 1

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Dec 1

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : May 1

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : Mar 1

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : Mar 15

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : May 1

International Students

Fall application due : May 1

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Student-faculty ratio : 10 to 1

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral degrees

Graduating in 6 years : 64.0%

Returning for sophomore year : 79.0%

Accreditation and Associations

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

College Board Member

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Health Professions : 31.0%
Business/Marketing : 17.0%
Education : 11.0%
Psychology : 7.0%
Biology : 6.0%
Social Sciences : 6.0%
Communications/Journalism : 5.0%
Visual and Performing Arts : 5.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General B
Biomedical Sciences, General B
Neuroscience B

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting B C M
Business Administration and Management, General B M
Business/Commerce, General B
Management Information Systems, General B
Organizational Behavior Studies B

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Communication, General B

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General B

Education
Art Teacher Education B
Computer Teacher Education B
Drama and Dance Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education and Teaching B
Education, General M
Educational Leadership and Administration, General D
Elementary Education and Teaching B
French Language Teacher Education B
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration D
Mathematics Teacher Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General B

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature B

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Art Therapy/Therapist B M
Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist B
Health/Health Care Administration/Management M
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling M
Nursing Administration D
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse B M

History
History, General B

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General B

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Natural Sciences B
Sustainability Studies M

Natural Resources & Conservation
Environmental Science B
Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religious Studies
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General B
Physics, General B

Psychology
Applied Psychology M
Psychology, General B

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies B

Social Sciences
Economics, General B
Political Science and Government, General B
Social Sciences, General B
Sociology B

Visual & Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General B
Drama and Dramatics/Theater Arts, General B
Graphic Design B
Music Management B
Music Technology B
Music, General B

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Accelerated Program

Double Major

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

Honors Program

Independent Study

Internships

Liberal Arts/Career Combination

Student-Designed Major

Teacher Certification

Cooperative Education

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Distance Learning

Computer Services

180 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Dorms, Libraries, Student Center

Dorms wired for access to campus-wide network

Dorms wired for high speed internet connections

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Small

Unique Facilities : boardwalk, pier

Geographic Location : 82 miles from Milwaukee, 140 miles from Chicago.

Small City

Urban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 1,407

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 239

Degree-seeking undergrads : 1,330

Graduate enrollment : 631

Student General Information

All students average age : 22

Full time students average age : 21

In state students : 91.0%

Out of state students : 9.0%

Part Time students : 12.0%

Percentage of males : 27.0%

Percentage of females : 73.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 4.0%

Black African American : 4.0%

Asian : 2.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 9.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 2.0%

White : 76.0%

Non-Resident Alien : 3.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Student Newspaper : On the Edge

Student Newspaper URL : http://otenews.com/

Housing Policies

First-year students living in college housing : 81.0%

All undergraduates living in college housing : 33.0%

Housing Options

Apartments For Single Students

Special Housing For Disabled Students

Theme Housing

Coed Housing

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit : $200.00

Housing deposit is refundable in full if student does not enroll.

Car is not allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Eagles

Sport Member : NCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Intramural

Intercollegiate

NCAA Division III

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Health services

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Veteran's counselor

Chaplain/spiritual director

Minority students services

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Financial aid counseling

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Reduced course load

Remedial instruction

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Writing center

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

Y

Choral Groups

N

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

N

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

N

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

Y

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

Y

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Golf

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Soccer

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's NCAA Division III

Swimming

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Tennis

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Track and Field

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Track: Indoor

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Track: Outdoor

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Volleyball

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Women's NCAA Division III

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $30.00

Application fee notes: Paper/Online

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Total applicants : 1,397

Admitted : 1,011

Enrolled : 239

Somewhat selective 72.0% of applicants admitted

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Academic GPA

Class Rank

Standardized Test Scores

Considered

Application Essay

Recommendations

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Required: SAT or ACT

Test Policies for placement

ACT

AP

SAT score use policy

Single Highest Test Date

Additional requirements for home-schooled students

Special requirements for home-schooled applicants:

(in addition to any polices listed)

Statement describing home school structure and mission

Transcript/record of courses and grades

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Students must meet two of the following three requirements. Students must present a 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 present a composite score of 18 on the ACT or an equivalent SAT score.

High school class rank of incoming freshmen

Top Tenth : 16.0%

Top Quarter : 50.0%

Top Half : 83.0%

Bottom Half : 17.0%

Bottom Quarter : 1.0%

GPAs of incoming freshmen

3.5 - 3.74 : 26.0%

3.25 - 3.49 : 15.0%

3.00 - 3.24 : 11.0%

2.50 - 2.99 : 12.0%

2.00 - 2.49 : 3.0%

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

600 - 699 : 40.0%

500 - 599 : 30.0%

400 - 499 : 30.0%

For the SAT, we don't yet have information on the percent of freshmen in each score range. We'll post that information when it's available in spring 2017.

SAT Math

600 - 699 : 30.0%

500 - 599 : 40.0%

400 - 499 : 30.0%

For the SAT, we don't yet have information on the percent of freshmen in each score range. We'll post that information when it's available in spring 2017.

ACT Composite

30 - 36 : 4.0%

24 - 29 : 41.0%

18 - 23 : 47.0%

12 - 17 : 8.0%

ACT Math

30 - 36 : 3.0%

24 - 29 : 44.0%

18 - 23 : 31.0%

12 - 17 : 22.0%

ACT English

30 - 36 : 10.0%

24 - 29 : 27.0%

18 - 23 : 50.0%

12 - 17 : 12.0%

6 - 11 : 1.0%

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : Yes

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: Students are placed into math and English classes based on their performance on the ACT or optional placement tests. Students are awarded Edgewood College credit and/or placement into classes for AP tests based on the score guidelines available at https://www.edgewood.edu/docs/default-source/admissions/transfer/ap-transfer-policy.pdf

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

Foreign Language

2

0

History

1

0

English

4

0

Math

2

0

Science

2

0

Science Lab

1

0

Social Studies

2

0

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : 3.0% and Percent who submitted ACT scores : 98.0%

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

490 - 600

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

460 - 610

ACT Composite

20 - 25


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

3

3

ART 202

All

3-D Art and Design

3

3

ART 216

All

Art History

3

3

ART 124 or ART 146 or ART 254

All

Biology

5

4

BIO 155

All

Calculus AB

3

4

MATH 231

All

Calculus BC

3

8

MATH 231 and MATH 232

All

Chemistry

3

4

CHEM 110

All

4

4

CHEM 120

All

5

8

CHEM 120 and CHEM 121

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

4

PS 275

All

Computer Science A

3

4

CS180

All

Drawing

3

3

ART 200

All

English Language and Composition

3

4

ENG 110

All

English Literature and Composition

3

4

ENG 210

All

Environmental Science

4

4

BIO 250

All

European History

3

4

--

All

French Language and Culture

3

8

FREN 380

All

German Language and Culture

3

8

--

All

Human Geography

3

4

--

All

Latin

3

8

--

All

Macroeconomics

3

4

ECON 255

All

Microeconomics

3

4

ECON 356

All

Music Theory

3

3

MUS 141

All

Physics 1

3

4

PHYS 130

All

Physics 2

3

4

PHYS 131

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

5

PHYS 131 and 231

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

5

PHYS 230 and 230

All

Psychology

3

4

PSY 101

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

8

SPAN 380

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

8

SPAN 380

All

Statistics

3

3

MATH 121

All

United States Government and Politics

3

4

PS 262

All

United States History

3

4

--

All

World History: Modern

3

4*

--

All

*Check with the related academic department at the college for more information.


College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

50

4

American Literature

50

4

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

50

4

Biology

50

4

Calculus with Elementary Functions

50

4

Chemistry

50

4

College Algebra

50

4

College Mathematics

50

4

English Literature

50

4

Financial Accounting

50

4

French I

50

8

French II

59

16

German I

50

8

German II

60

16

History of United States I

50

4

History of United States II

50

4

Human Growth and Development

50

4

Humanities

50

4

Information Systems and Computer Applications

50

4

Introduction to Educational Psychology

50

4

Introductory Business Law

50

4

Introductory Psychology

50

4

Introductory Sociology

50

4

Natural Science

50

4

Pre Calculus

50

4

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

4

Principles of Management

50

4

Principles of Marketing

50

4

Principles of Microeconomics

50

4

Social Sciences and History

50

4

Spanish I

50

8

Spanish II

63

16

Western Civilization I

50

4

Western Civilization II

50

5

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 63.0%

% of loans / jobs : 37.0%

% of freshmen with need who received financial aid : 100.0%

% Applied for need-based aid : 86.0%

% Judged to have need : 88.0%

% that were offered aid : 87.0%

% that had need fully met : 14.0%

% of need met : 79.0%

Average 1st year financial aid package : $25,066.00

Avg non need-based aid : $10,109.00

Avg need-based scholarship or grant award : $19,943.00

Avg need-based loan : $4,235.00

Avg indebtedness at graduation : $37,332.00

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Dec 1

Respond By Date : May 1

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Kari Gribble

Financial aid office phone : (608) 663-4300

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $1,032.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): --

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Scholarship Opportunities

Our Academic/Merit Scholarships range from $4,000-$15,000 per year and are based upon a student’s cumulative high school grade point average and ACT or SAT score. We also offer competitive scholarships for freshmen students which range from $500-full tuition per year. Transfer Students: Our Academic/Merit Scholarships range from $2,000-$10,000 per year and are based upon a student’s cumulative transfer grade point average. We also offer competitive scholarships for transfer students which range from $500-$8,000 per year.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Alumni Affiliation

Religious Affiliation

State/District Residency

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Alumni Affiliation

Art

Leadership

Music/Drama

Religious Affiliation

Work Study Programs

Nights

For part-time students

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$31,700.00

$31,700.00

$31,700.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$31,700.00

$31,700.00

$31,700.00

Room and board:

$11,700.00

$10,575.00

$3,789.00

Books and supplies:

$800.00

$800.00

$800.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$2,350.00

$2,350.00

$2,350.00

Transportation expenses:

$562.00

$960.00

$960.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$47,112.00

$46,385.00

$39,599.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$47,112.00

$46,385.00

$39,599.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: 12

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 64

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: --

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 32

Admission Requirements (Required)

High School Transcript

College Transcript(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Total students who applied for transfer: 194

Transfers admitted percentage: 98.0%

Transfers admitted: 192

Transfers enrolled percentage: 52.0%

Transfers enrolled: 102

Students who applied for transfer from 2 year schools: 30.0%

Students who applied for transfer from 4 year schools: 70.0%

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Winter

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

International Application Due for Fall 2021: May 1

Application fee: $30.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $31,700.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $11,700.00

Room & Board(off-campus): $10,575.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $1,032.00

Financial Aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Total Amount Awarded: $504,519.00

Number of enrolled international undergraduates received aid: 28

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 71

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

Special International Student Orientation Program

International Student Adviser