Edgewood College

Edgewood College

Edgewood College is located in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. It was established in the year 1927. The campus occupies an area of more than 50 acres. Edgewood College offers degrees and certificate programs in diverse areas of study including business, computer science, education, mathematics, nursing, and religious studies. The schools under this college are:

  • School of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Business
  • School of Education
  • School of Graduate and Professional Studies
  • School of Integrative Studies
  • School of Nursing

Edgewood College sponsors men's teams in basketball, baseball, golf, soccer, track, and cross country. It sponsors women's teams in basketball, golf, cross country, softball, soccer, volleyball, track, and tennis. The sports teams are popularly known as the Eagles.

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Edgewood College
1000 Edgewood College Drive
Madison , WI 53711-1997
General Phone: (608) 663-4861

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Edgewood Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching125education, educational administration, early childhood special ed, elementary school teaching, art education, English teaching, music teaching, biology teaching, Spanish teaching, ...
Business and Management102business, business management, accounting, MIS
Nursing and Emergency Medicine81registered nursing
Therapy and Counseling56psychology, marriage and family therapy, art therapy
Liberal Arts54French language, Spanish language, English, interdisciplinary studies, social services, economics, international relations, political science, sociology, ...
Science25biology, natural sciences, chemistry
Media21communication studies
Art Studies6visual and performing arts, art studies
Computer Science and Engineering6computer and info science
Design6graphic design
Security and Law Enforcement4criminal justice and safety
Religion and Philosophy2religion
Medical Support and Technology2cytotechnologist

Number of programs and degrees for Edgewood in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree38037
Master's degree945
Doctor's degree181

Edgewood Student Body

In 2007-2008, Edgewood had a total enrollment of 2,581 students (2,193 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 27%
Women 73%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 68%
Graduate 32%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 78%
Black 3%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 13%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 20%
20-21 23%
22-24 16%
25-29 13%
30-34 8%
35-39 6%
40-49 9%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Edgewood Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 69 %
Part-Time 57 %

Edgewood Room and Board (2007)

Edgewood offers campus housing for 554 of its 2,193 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Madison, Wisconsin for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Wisconsin Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Edgewood Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal470590
SAT Math460560
ACT Verbal1925
ACT Math1825
ACT Composite2025

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT2%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT98%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Edgewood Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 20,040
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 20,040
Room and board $ 6,828
Room charge $ 3,468
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,360
Books and supplies $ 800
Other expenses $ 2,735

Financial Aid:
Edgewood participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 384800)

Edgewood Faculty

Edgewood has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year1*1*
Assistant professorcalendar year1*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year2*1*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year21$65,84911$65,823
Associate professoracademic year20$58,73116$53,016
Assistant professoracademic year7$47,16417$50,243
Instructoracademic year1*3$47,190
All faculty totalacademic year49$59,86147$54,639

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Edgewood Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Management Information Systems, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Graphic Design

Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Education, General
Education, Other
Education/Teaching Individuals - Early Childhood Spec Ed Pgms
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education

Liberal Arts
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Support And Technology

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Natural Sciences

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Art Therapy/Therapist
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
Psychology, General

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What Sets Edgewood Apart:

Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 15%Edgewood Female % of student body
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 16%Edgewood % of degrees in therapy and counseling
% of degrees in education and teaching
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Edgewood % of degrees in education and teaching
Number of degree programs
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Top 17%Edgewood Number of degree programs
% of degrees in business and management
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Top 20%Edgewood % of degrees in business and management

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checked Remedial classes for students
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