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Edgewood College
Madison, WI
Edgewood, founded in 1927, is a church-affiliated college. Its 55-acre campus is located in a residential area of Madison.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,661
   Women 1,195 (71.9%)
   Men 466 (28.1%)
Graduate Students 891
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 78% of 1,035 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.40
SAT Math 478 average
465-525 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 517 average
490-553 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 23 average
21-25 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay     X  
Extracurricular Activities       X
Cost of Attendance $41,096
  Tuition and Fees $27,530
  Room and Board $9,870
Average Percent of Need Met 79%
Average Freshman Award $22,099
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 159
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 29% of classes
10-19 students: 51% of classes
20-29 students: 17% of classes
30-39 students: 2% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
Madison Population 240,323
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 84% of freshmen, 30% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
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Sororities 1% of women participate
Fraternities 1% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.6% Asian
2.6% Black/African-American
6.1% Hispanic/Latino
2.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
82.1% White
3.3% Unknown
International Students 3.7% from 24 countries
First-Year Students Returning 78.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 40.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 12.0%