Edgewood College

Quick Facts
Degree Types: 
4-year
College Type: 
Private
Business Type: 
Non-Profit
Campus Size: 
1000 to 5000
On-Campus Housing: 
Yes
Annual Tuition: 
$21988
Average Financial Aid Amount : 
$9291
Student to Faculty Ratio: 
11:1
Student Retention Rate: 
33%
Contact
Edgewood College
1000 Edgewood College Drive
Madison,
WI
53711-1997

General Information

Edgewood College is a 4-year liberal arts college that was founded in 1927. It is a private, non-profit institution that comprises a total student body consisting of more than 2000 undergraduates and 500 graduate students.

This college specializes in education studies, business, art, and certification courses within various disciplines of information technology.

The student-to-faculty ratio at this school is quite impressive at 11:1, which is quite indicative that you'll have a fair amount of hands-on instruction and personal attention derived from professors while attending classes here.

The student retention rate at this college is about 33%, which indicates that, for whatever reason, many students either pursue their studies elsewhere or do not complete their studies at this college.

Edgewood College has numerous historic landmarks and old constructions that have been kept revitalized over the years, including Marshall Hall, which was originally built in the late 19th century and now serves as on-campus housing for students.

Admissions

Edgewood College does have a certain amount of criteria that must be met in order to receive admissions into their school. The school was ranked as having the 3rd best MFT (Marriage & Family Therapy) program in the US News & World Report for 2008, and is quite selective in terms of admitting students into this program. Although individual colleges might vary slightly in their evaluations, Edgewood College typically looks at these criteria across the board when evaluating their decision:

  • High School GPA
  • High School Records
  • Completion of College-Level High School Courses
  • Recommendation Letters
  • Admissions Tests Like the ACT and SAT

When you are applying to this school, we also recommend developing an understanding related to what types of actual credits can be transferred in the university. The admissions office at Edgewood College currently accepts these credits into their college as either general rolling credits or credits that can be applied to a specific degree track:

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Credits From High School

It's advisable to contact this school directly to inquire about the specific evaluation measures they incorporate when making admissions-based decisions.

Programs and Services

Many colleges offer supplemental programs and services to students in addition to providing college level courses. Edgewood College has a significantly sized student population and undoubtedly has numerous campus organizations, clubs, events, and study groups. In addition to these, the school offers the following formalized programs to its student body:

  • Online Course Options
  • Remedial Classes
  • Student Counseling Services
  • Job Placement and Career Development Services

We do recommend contacting the college directly to inquire about the availability of these services and what is needed to qualify for them.

Tuition and Financial Aid

The tuition costs for Edgewood College do not vary for in-state or out-of-state students since the school maintains no support from the general public. The annual tuition costs to attend here total out at roughly $21988.

Edgewood College does offer extensive loans, scholarships, government grants, and other various financial aid packages to assist students in tuition costs while they are attending college here. The average financial aid package awarded to each student at this university is about $9291.

We recommend contacting Edgewood College directly to inquire about specific scholarships or grants that you might qualify for either through need-based or merit-based financial aid.