Edgewood College Admissions: Everything You Want to and Need to Know

Overview of Edgewood College

A Catholic liberal arts college in the Dominican tradition, Edgewood College calls Madison, Wisconsin With a mean class size of 15 and a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1, Edgewood can offer its students small classes and ready access to their professors. Student life is active with over 50 organizations and clubs. On the athletic front, the Edgewood Eagles play in the NCAA Division III Northern Athletics Conference.


  • Total Enrollment: 2,190 (1,488 undergraduate)
  • Gender Breakdown: 28% Male/72% Female
  • 87% Full-time

Cost of Attendance Information

  • Tuition and Fees: $30,600
  • Books: $800
  • Room and Board: $11,350
  • Other Expenses: $2,896
  • Total Cost: $45,646

Financial Aid Information

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 97%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 96%
    • Loans: 90%
  • Mean Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $14,899
    • Loans: $7,605

Academic Programs Offered

  • Most Popular Majors: Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Business/Commerce, General; Psychology, General; Biology/Biological Sciences, General; and Communication and Media Studies

Retention and Graduation

  • First-Year Student Retention (full-time students): 78%
  • Transfer-out Rate: 28%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 40%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 63%

NCAA Athletic Programs

  • Men’s Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field
  • Women’s Sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball

Overview of Edgewood College Admissions

Admissions at Edgewood College are not highly selective. Students whose SAT/ACT scores and GPA are within the institution’s requirements have a good chance of being admitted. Applicants must complete an online application, and send test scores from either the SAT or ACT and high school transcripts. Glowing recommendation letters can bolster your application, along with being involved with student organizations and attempting a challenging course load. Students with unique talents and accomplishments can still receive strong consideration even if their GPAs are outside of the admissions offices mean range. After applying, students will receive a message from an admissions counselor about the next steps of the application process. Interested students should check out the university’s website, which has helpful tips and contact information for the admissions offices.

Admissions Data             

  • Edgewood College Acceptance Rate: 76%
  • Test Scores-25th/75th Percentile
    • SAT Critical Reading: 490/553
    • SAT Math: 465/525
    • SAT Writing: -/-
    • ACT Composite: 21/25
    • ACT English: 20/25
    • ACT Math: 19/25

Safety Net Schools: Easy to Gain Admission

If past admission data predicts that you would be a competitive candidate for Edgewood College, then it should be easy for you to gain admissions to the schools below. If Edgewood College is currently out of your reach, then you are sure to be a competitive candidate for the schools below.

University of North Carolina at Greensboro, La Salle University, University of Texas at El Paso, University of California, Merced, California State University Sacramento, California State University Northridge, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Same Tier: Just As Hard to Gain Admission

If you’re a competitive candidate for Edgewood College, then you should have an equal chance of gaining admissions at these schools.

Florida Gulf Coast University, Georgia Southern University, University of Texas at San Antonio, Hampton University, Liberty University, Washington State University, East Carolina University

Reach Institutions: Gaining Admissions Will Be More of a Challenge

These schools are more challenging to gain admission into than Edgewood College. If you improve your GPA and SAT/ACT scores, then you’ll be a competitive candidate for these schools.

United States Military Academy, Temple University, Seton Hall University, Quinnipiac University, Ohio University, University of Alabama, University of Texas at Arlington

Applying to Edgewood College

Application Deadline: August 15

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