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 LocaleLarge City|
|Number of Students2,221|
|Student to Faculty Ratio9:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation |
|On Campus HousingYes|
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.
- 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 (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Doctor's degree - professional practice||0||6|
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
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||1060 to 1220|
|ACT||21 to 25|
|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|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$896/credit|
|In State Students||$896/credit|
|Out of State Students||$896/credit|
|In District Students||$930/credit|
|In State Students||$930/credit|
|Out of State Students||$930/credit|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 99% of Edgewood College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||11%||$1,179|
|State Grant & Scholarships||40%||$3,015|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||96%||$12,400|
|Federal Student Loans||73%||$5,224|
$25,042Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$18,979|
|$30,001 to $48,000$19,802|
|$48,001 to $75,000$20,422|
|$75,001 to $110,000$24,749|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Wisconsin state board of nursing.