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|Setting:||Mid-size City Setting|
|Size:||Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)|
|On-Campus Housing Available:||Yes|
While Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin, may be small, there is no shortage of academic, professional, personal enrichment and cultural opportunities. There are also special programs, including one designed for learning disabled students.
In recent years some of Edgewood’s students have taken a semester or year to study abroad in such countries as Argentina, England, Finland, Ireland, Malta, New Zealand and Sweden. Since Edgewood sponsors study abroad programs in more than 42 countries, there are plenty more to choose from as well.
For students looking to expand professional opportunities, Edgewood also provides access to a number of internships in different fields of study.
Academically Edgewood grants degrees in more than 60 majors including Anthropology, Art Therapy, Business, Counseling Psychology, Cytotechnology, Education, Graphic Design, Music, Religious Studies and Sociology.
Edgewood’s “Cutting Edge” program was recently instituted as well, providing learning-disabled students with the opportunity to obtain a degree.
A student literary magazine and newspaper, student government, and a branch of Habitat for Humanity are some of the campus organizations that enhance the student life experience. Since it is a Dominican Catholic college, Edgewood has its share of religious activities as well.
Admission to Edgewood’s traditional programs is somewhat competitive, with many accepted applicants having an above average GPA. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.
100% of students gave Edgewood College 4 stars overall.
Edgewood College is great I am so happy I picked this school. I know all my professors and they know who I am. The class size is small so you can easily ask questions. Security members here are so nice that I know that I can trust them to keep campus safe. The campus is so small that you don't have to worry about taking a really long time to get to class the from one end to the other it probably takes 10 minutes to get there still by walking slowly. I love the new art building on campus me and my friends will go there to study while watching movies on the projector to keep us entertained.
When I visited the school I did not know it would be as small as it was. it felt nice knowing everything was so close and that there were not as many students as in other schools I had visited. Everyone was really welcoming, more than what I expected. For example, as my group was walking outside to see the Lake Wingra a student yelled out a window to "Have a nice day!" and that "Edgewood is the college to be in!". That was what i liked most about the visit, how everyone was welcoming and in a good mood. Even when our guide could not find a room open in the dormitories to show us, two students volunteered to have us check out their dorm rooms. One other thing I really liked was the fact that they had their own Nurse Practitioner right on campus for when the students get sick, this was a really positive sign for me since that is the career i want to be in. For other students who go to visit all i have to say is that they should keep an open mind and try to see past the fact that the school is so small because sometimes that can be a good thing since you will be able to get more personal with your professors, fellow students and even the staff.
1000 Edgewood College Drive
Madison, WI 53711
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|Full-Time Undergrad Students||2,279|
|Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)||4,037|
- Latino: 5%
- African American: 3%
- Caucasian: 83%
- Asian: 2%
- Unknown and Other: 6%
|Unknown and Other||6%|
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