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Edgewood College
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  • 4 Year
  • MADISON, WI

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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Edgewood is a private, Catholic college located in Madison, Wisconsin. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,191 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Edgewood acceptance rate is 72%. Popular majors include Nursing, Business, and Psychology. Graduating 64% of students, Edgewood alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $39,500.

About

1000 EDGEWOOD COLLEGE DRIVE
MADISON, WI 53711
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference

Edgewood College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Edgewood Admissions

Acceptance Rate
72%
Application Deadline
August 1
SAT Range
950-1210
ACT Range
20-25
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  
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Cost

Net Price
$26,959 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$16,499 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
94%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 36 responses
69%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 45 responses
71%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 45 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    17%
  • On Campus
    83%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,191 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
216
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
33%
Varsity Athletes
19%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 19 responses
  • Dedicated to learning
    26%
  • Most are rich, but you have a few oddballs like me
    26%
  • Hardworking and interesting
    21%
  • Rich
    16%
  • Narrow-minded
    5%
  • Outgoing
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
89%
Poll
89%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 38 responses
Poll
56%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 50 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 26 responses
  • Expensive but worthwhile
    42%
  • Great
    23%
  • Small and strict
    12%
  • Boring
    8%
  • Expensive
    8%
  • Challenging
    4%
  • Home away from home
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$43,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
64%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
85%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 27 responses

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