Edgewood College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$27,530

3.69% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$24,111

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

3.94%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

75.9%

1,065 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

2,552

61.3% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

63%

204 Graduates

About

Edgewood College is a higher education institution located in Dane County, WI. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Edgewood College were Registered Nursing (108 degrees awarded), General Psychology (47 degrees), and General Business (45 degrees).

In 2016, 672 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Edgewood College. 74% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 26% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (548 degrees), 17.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (32 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Edgewood College is $27,530, which is $1,674 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Edgewood College is $27,530, which is $1,674 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,111.

In 2016, 83% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 75% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$27,530

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Edgewood College was $27,530. The cost of tuition at Edgewood College is $1,674 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$24,111

2016 Value

2.89%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Edgewood College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,111. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Edgewood College grew by 2.89%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,763

Room and Board

$800

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Edgewood College was of $8,763 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of room and board increased by 3.93% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

83%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

75%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

83% of undergraduate students at Edgewood College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 2.35% with respect to 2015, when 85% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

3.94%

2015 Default Rate

28

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Edgewood College was 3.94%, which represents 28 out of the 710 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Edgewood College received 1,065 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 8.19% annual decline. Out of those 1,065 applicants, 808 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 75.9% acceptance rate.

There were 2,552 students enrolled at Edgewood College in 2016, and 2% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Edgewood College has an overall enrollment yield of 32.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

75.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

808

Accepted Out of 1,065

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Edgewood College was 75.9% (808 admissions from 1,065 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 76.8%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -8.19%, while admissions declined by -9.32%.

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SAT Scores

2%

Submission Percentage

6

Scores Submitted

2% of enrolled first-time students at Edgewood College in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Edgewood College has a total enrollment of 2,552 students. The full-time enrollment at Edgewood College is 1,565 students and the part-time enrollment is 987. This means that 61.3% of students enrolled at Edgewood College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Edgewood College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 74.3% White, 4.98% Hispanic or Latino, 2.94% Black or African American, 2.19% Asian, 2.12% Two or More Races, 0.274% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.157% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Edgewood College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (58.8%), followed by White Male (20.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.59%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (60.9%), followed by White Male (16.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.35%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

61.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Edgewood College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,552 students. The full-time enrollment at Edgewood College is 1,565 and the part-time enrollment is 987. This means that 61.3% of students enrolled at Edgewood College are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Edgewood College was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), Edgewood College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,895

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    127

  3. Black or African American

    75

The enrolled student population at Edgewood College is 74.3% White, 4.98% Hispanic or Latino, 2.94% Black or African American, 2.19% Asian, 2.12% Two or More Races, 0.274% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.157% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 232 students (9.09%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 322 more women than men received degrees from Edgewood College. The majority of degree recipients at Edgewood College are white (548 degrees awarded). There were 17.1 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (32 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Edgewood College is Registered Nursing (108 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (47 degrees) and General Business (45 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Edgewood College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (144 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (4 degrees), and Psychology (47 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Edgewood College are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,101,584 people), Secondary school teachers (353,329 people), Education administrators (339,097 people), Miscellaneous managers (324,882 people), and Counselors (265,169 people).

The most specialized majors at Edgewood College are Education (144 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (4 degrees), Psychology (47 degrees), Communications (25 degrees), and English (11 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Edgewood College are Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Chief executives & legislators, Physicians & surgeons, Dentists, and Financial managers

The most specialized majors at Edgewood College are Education (144 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (4 degrees), Psychology (47 degrees), Communications (25 degrees), and English (11 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Edgewood College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,246,500 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (545,813 people), Hospitals (351,070 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (215,250 people), and Individual & family services (202,773 people).

The most specialized majors at Edgewood College are Education (144 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (4 degrees), Psychology (47 degrees), Communications (25 degrees), and English (11 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Edgewood College.

Most Common

  1. 108 degrees awarded

  2. 47 degrees awarded

  3. 45 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Edgewood College was Registered Nursing with 108 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 175

  2. 497

In 2016, 175 degrees were awarded to men at Edgewood College, which is 0.352 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (497).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 25 degrees were awarded to men at Edgewood College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.32 times more than the 19 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 116 degrees were awarded to women at Edgewood College in Registered Nursing, which is 19.3 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

36%

100% Completion Time

62%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 36% of students graduating from Edgewood College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 62% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 64% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Two or More Races Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Edgewood College is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.49% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    548 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    32 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    20 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Edgewood College is white (548 degrees awarded). There were 17.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (32 degrees).

1.93% of degree recipients (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    417 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    131 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    21 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Edgewood College is white female (417 degrees awarded). There were 3.18 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (131 degrees).

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Operations

Edgewood College has an endowment valued at nearly $43.8M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $983k (2.24%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, Edgewood College had a total expenditure of $46M. Of that $46M, they spent $22.4M on salaries and $46M on benefits.

Edgewood College employs 48 Lecturers, 46 Associate professors, and 30 Professors. Most academics at Edgewood College are Female Lecturers (30), Female Associate professors(26), and Female Assistant professors (21).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Edgewood College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 47 employees, Management, with 36 employees, and Service with 34 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$43.8M

2015 Endowment

5.89%

growth from 2014

Edgewood College has an endowment valued at about $43.8M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Edgewood College grew 5.89% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $227M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $737k - Federal

  2. $13.5k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Edgewood College received $737k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $13.5k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$22.4M

Salary Expenditure

$46M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Edgewood College had a total expenditure of $46M. Of that $46M, they spent $22.4M on salaries and $46M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Edgewood College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$22.4M

2015 Salaries

1.45%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Edgewood College paid a median of $22.4M in salaries, which represents 48.7% of their overall expenditure ($46M) and a 1.45% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.84% growth from 2013 and a 5.1% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$8.46M

Instructional Salaries

159

Number of Employees

In 2015, Edgewood College paid a total of $8.46M to 159 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Lecturer

Most Common Instructor

48 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

47 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Edgewood College were Lecturer with 48 employees; Associate professor with 46 employees; and Associate professor with 30 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Edgewood College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 47 employees; Management with 36 employees; and Service with 34 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Lecturer

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Edgewood College was Female Lecturer with 30 employees, Female Associate professor with 26 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 21 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Edgewood College.

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