Edgewood College

Madison, WI 53711

Edgewood College is a private institution in Madison, Wisconsin. It was founded in 1927 as Edgewood Junior College and offered two-year liberal arts degrees. It now offers more than 60 undergraduate majors and 40 minors along with several graduate programs. The average class size is just 15 students while the college has a 13:1 student-to-teacher ratio. They have a Career Services Department that helps graduates with job placement. These services include mock interviews and one-on-one job counseling. Edgewood College also belongs to over 30 different associations. The campus includes numerous older buildings and modern facilities. The oldest building on campus is Marshall Hall, which is built on a hillside overlooking the campus.

The Edgewood College Henry Predolin School of Nursing offers a few different nursing programs including traditional BSN, accelerated BSN, and MSN programs. These programs are accredited by the CCNE. The college also has a program for earning an associate’s degree in nursing. The school offers students small class sizes with a 7:1 student-to-faculty ratio. This ensures that students receive individualized attention. Students also receive hands-on training at a 21st-century clinical simulation lab and through clinical rotations at over 50 clinical agencies in the area, including four hospitals.


Campus LocaleCity: Midsize
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate78%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. Masters degrees (MSN)
  2. Accelerated BSN
  3. ADN
  4. BSN

    The Edgewood College Nursing Program offers two focus areas: Nursing Administration and Nursing Education.

    The programs are intended to meet the requirements of working students with course offered in the evenings to meet the needs of busy professional schedules. Each 36 credit concentration is offered in the summer, spring and fall semesters.

    Graduates from the program are prepared for leadership positions in the nursing sector having become duly certified through the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

    Admissions Requirements:

    • Applicants are required to possess a cumulative GPA of 2.75 for all college level course work including all required math and science courses. (Math and Science courses required for the program need to have been completed within the last five years with a grade ‘C’ or higher)
    • 45 or more college credits for an undergraduate program need to be fulfilled
    • Applicants who have a BA degree in another discipline from an accredited educational institution will be able to transfer general education requirements towards the program.

    The college application period is between the 15th of July and the 1st of October for applications to the Spring Semester and applications for the Fall Semester will be accepted between the 15th of November and the 1st of February.

    Applications will be weighed on the basis of the above criteria. Qualified students not admitted at first may be offered admission at later time if a slot opens up.

    Successful applicants will need to submit current CNA licensure and current CPR certification to be admitted into the program.

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 108
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 0
Nursing Administration Postbaccalaureate certificate 0
Nursing Education Postbaccalaureate certificate 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 14
Nursing Administration Doctor's degree - professional practice 5

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Edgewood College

Maranatha Baptist University
35.89 miles away
Saint Anthony College of Nursing
57.19 miles away
Rockford University
58.13 miles away
Carroll University
60.38 miles away
Marian University
70.6 miles away
Wisconsin Lutheran College
70.62 miles away
Alverno College
73.7 miles away
Clarke University
74.7 miles away
University of Dubuque
75.16 miles away
Marquette University
75.39 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1958 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/21/1998 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
04/21/1998 - Current



Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading490 to 553
SAT: Math465 to 525
ACT Composite21 to 25
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$20,674
30k to 48k$18,001
48k to 75k$19,791
75k to 110k$24,217
Over 110k$29,619
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $866.00 $866.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $898.00 $898.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Edgewood College
1000 Edgewood College Drive
Madison, WI 53711

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