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Edgewood College

Madison, Wisconsin
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Overview
Private not-for-profit
1,450 Undergraduates
76% Admissions Rate
City: Midsize
Mostly Women
Private
Region: Midwest
Division 3
Size: Small
Doctoral
Edgewood College
1000 Edgewood College Drive
Madison, Wisconsin
53711-1997
(608) 663-4861
www.edgewood.edu

Edgewood College, a private Dominican Catholic university located in Madison, Wisconsin, is one of the top 170 institutions of higher education in the United States. Governor Cadwallader Washburn purchased the land for Edgewood College in 1873, and then gave it to the Dominican Sisters to establish a school. It started as a girls’ private boarding school. Today, the school is co-ed, and it sits on 55 acres of land in a suburban setting. Its motto is “Cor ad Cor Loquitur” or “Heart Speaks to Heart.” Notable alumni include Former United States Secretary of Labor Alexis Herman, politician Spencer Zimmerman, politician Dianne Hesselbein and politician Sondy Pope. The school’s colors are black, white and red, its mascot is Eddy the Eagle and its teams are called the Eagles. Its sports affiliation is NCAA Division III, and there are 14 varsity teams. Varsity sports offered by Edgewood College include men’s baseball, basketball, soccer, golf, cross country, tennis and track and field, and women’s basketball, cross country, softball, tennis, track and field, volleyball and golf. Clubs offered by the school include Eagles Debate Team, Black Student Union, Eagle Cru, Psychology Club, Edgewood College Marketing Association and Women Empowerment.

Location

Madison is the capital of the U.S. state of Wisconsin and the seat of Dane County. As of July 1, 2017, Madison's estimated population of 255,214 made it the second-largest city in Wisconsin, after Milwaukee, and the 82nd-largest in the United States. The city forms the core of the United States Census Bureau's Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Dane County and neighboring Iowa, Green, and Columbia counties. More from Wikipedia...

90

coffee score

80

restaurants score

Students
27%

Men

73%

Women

23

Average Age of Entering Students

89%

Live On Campus

160

New Transfer Students

Admissions
76%

Acceptance Rate

33%

Enrollment Yield

955-1078

SAT Range

1,065

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$24,111

Typical Cost

$28,500

Average Tuition

97%

Recieve Financial Aid

95%

Have Loans

$18,212

Median Debt

Academics
10.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

Psychology

Top Major

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Standard

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, more than 50 to choose from

Greek Life:

None

Party Scene:

Standard, mostly on the weekends
Athletics
Basketball Conference:

Northern Athletics Conference

Track & Field Conference:

Northern Athletics Conference

Social
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