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Private 4 Year

Edgewood College Admission Requirements

Madison, Wisconsin

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Your chances of getting into Edgewood College

Admission Rate & Difficulty

Percent Admitted 

98.6%
Admission Difficulty for Edgewood College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Very Low 

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Edgewood College is 98.6%.  Its admission rate is the 38th lowest in Wisconsin.

Admission Selectivity

How hard is it to get into Edgewood College and can you get accepted?

Edgewood College is an easy school to get into and you have a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission criteria. Last year, 1,282 out of the 1,300 who applied were admitted.

Edgewood College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.5. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Can you get into Edgewood College?

99% are accepted, can you get in? Use the admission calculator to see if you have the grades and test scores needed to get in. See your admission chances based on your extracurriculars, intended major, background, and more.

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Admission Requirements in Brief

To have the best chance of getting into to Edgewood College you should:

  • Have a high school GPA of 3.5 or better
  • Earn B+ grades in high school
  • Graduate in the top half of your high school class

Edgewood College GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 

3.5

Typical High School Grades 

B+

What GPA do you need to get into Edgewood College?

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirements for getting into Edgewood College are to have around a 3.5 high school GPA. You are required to have very good grades in high school.

If your high school grades are above the average 3.5 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Edgewood College accepts 99% of applicants.

Average GPA

The average unweighted GPA at Edgewood College is 3.5 on the 4.0 scale. To achieve the average GPA for admission, you need to earn B+ letter grades and regularly score around 87-89 percent on tests and assignments in high school.  The school ranks #11 in Wisconsin for highest average GPA.

Importance of GPA

Since Edgewood College is a test optional college, extra focus will be placed on your GPA when the school considers your application. As a result, it is very important that you meet the GPA requirements.

See additional colleges accepting applicants in the 3.5 GPA range.

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

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Edgewood College SAT Scores

Testing Requirements

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required by Edgewood College. The school has a test blind policy.

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 

Not Reported

Applicants Submitting SAT 

5%
SAT Scores for Edgewood College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile N/A
Math 25th Percentile N/A
Composite 25th Percentile N/A
SAT Scores for Edgewood College
SAT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile N/A
Math 75th Percentile N/A
Composite 75th Percentile N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Edgewood College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

Not Reported

Applicants Submitting ACT 

98%
ACT Scores for Edgewood College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile N/A
Math 25th Percentile N/A
Composite 25th Percentile N/A
ACT Scores for Edgewood College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile N/A
Math 75th Percentile N/A
Composite 75th Percentile N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

High School Class Rank

83% of Edgewood College freshman are in the top half of their high school graduating class and 50% are in the top quarter.

High School Class Rank for admitted Edgewood College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 16%
Top 25% of class 50%
Top 50% of class 83%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Admission and enrollment rates by gender are detailed the the table below.

Edgewood College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 879 416 1,300
Accepted 868 409 1,282
Acceptance Rate 99% 98% 99%
Enrolled 163 78 241
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 19% 19% 19%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Fall 2024 Application Deadline

Applications Due

Aug 1, 2024

Days left to Apply

39

Applicants have 39 days left until the Fall 2024 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2024.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Edgewood College is $30.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Edgewood College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Edgewood College Application Requirements
Test Scores Not considered for admission, even if submitted (Test Blind)
High School GPA Required to be considered for admission
High School Class Rank Not considered for admission, even if submitted
Completion of College Preparatory Program Not considered for admission, even if submitted
Recommendations Not considered for admission, even if submitted
Demonstration of Competencies Not considered for admission, even if submitted

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Edgewood College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Other Colleges to Apply To 

Students applying to Edgewood College often consider these colleges

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=238661 IPEDS survey data for Edgewood College.

FAQs

Does Edgewood College prefer SAT or ACT?

5% of students submit their SAT scores to Edgewood College. 98% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Edgewood College?

99% of those who apply are granted admission to Edgewood College. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.