Edgewood College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$31,700
3.59% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$26,209
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
3.01%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
91.2%
1,295 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
2,007
67% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
65.1%
188 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 (99 degrees awarded), General Communication (28 degrees), and General Business (28 degrees).

In 2020, 535 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Edgewood College. 75.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 24.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (411 degrees), 12.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (32 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Edgewood College is $31,700, which is $3,071 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Edgewood College is $31,700, which is $3,071 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,209.

In 2020, 85% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 60% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$31,700
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Edgewood College was $31,700. The cost of tuition at Edgewood College is $3,071 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

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Average Net Price

$26,209
2020 Value
2.78%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Edgewood College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,209. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Edgewood College grew by 2.78%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,738
Room and Board
$800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Edgewood College was of $10,738 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of room and board increased by 2.65% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

85%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
60%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

85% of undergraduate students at Edgewood College received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2019, 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.
3.01%
2018 Default Rate
20
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Edgewood College was 3.01%, which represents 20 out of the 665 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 1,295 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 7.3% annual decline. Out of those 1,295 applicants, 1,181 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 91.2% acceptance rate.

There were 2,007 students enrolled at Edgewood College in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Edgewood College has an overall enrollment yield of 24.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

91.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,181
Accepted Out of 1,295

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Edgewood College was 91.2% (1,181 admissions from 1,295 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 72.4%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −7.3%, while admissions grew by 16.8%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
0
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Edgewood College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Edgewood College has a total enrollment of 2,007 students. The full-time enrollment at Edgewood College is 1,344 students and the part-time enrollment is 663. This means that 67% of students enrolled at Edgewood College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Edgewood College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 73.3% White, 9.67% Hispanic or Latino, 4.53% Black or African American, 3.19% Two or More Races, 2.19% Asian, 0.598% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.249% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Edgewood College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (56.3%), followed by White Male (19%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.29%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (58%), followed by White Male (15.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

67%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Edgewood College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,007 students. The full-time enrollment at Edgewood College is 1,344 and the part-time enrollment is 663. This means that 67% of students enrolled at Edgewood College are enrolled full-time compared with 76.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%
2020 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 (84.5%), 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
    1,471
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    194
  3. Black or African American
    91

The enrolled student population at Edgewood College is 73.3% White, 9.67% Hispanic or Latino, 4.53% Black or African American, 3.19% Two or More Races, 2.19% Asian, 0.598% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.249% 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 49.8% White, 15.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.74% 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, 41 students (2.04%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 275 more women than men received degrees from Edgewood College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Edgewood College is white (411 degrees awarded). There were 12.8 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 (99 degrees awarded), followed by General Communication (28 degrees) and General Business (28 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 (130 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (14 degrees), and Communications (28 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 (1,554,156 people), Registered nurses (1,434,749 people), Secondary school teachers (532,430 people), Education administrators (307,705 people), and Other managers (291,868 people).

The most specialized majors at Edgewood College are Education (130 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (14 degrees), Communications (28 degrees), Health (144 degrees), and Physical Sciences (8 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Edgewood College are Surgeons, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Actuaries, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Edgewood College are Education (130 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (14 degrees), Communications (28 degrees), Health (144 degrees), and Physical Sciences (8 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 (3,031,151 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,633,865 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (556,932 people), Outpatient care centers (295,257 people), and Offices of physicians (282,742 people).

The most specialized majors at Edgewood College are Education (130 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (14 degrees), Communications (28 degrees), Health (144 degrees), and Physical Sciences (8 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. 99 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 28 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 28 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Edgewood College was Registered Nursing with 99 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

130
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
405
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 130 degrees were awarded to men at Edgewood College, which is 0.321 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (405).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 21 degrees were awarded to men at Edgewood College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1 times approximately the same the 21 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 99 degrees were awarded to women at Edgewood College in Registered Nursing, which is 16.5 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

43%
100% Completion Time
63%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 43% of students graduating from Edgewood College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 63% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (80%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Edgewood College is Female and Asian (80% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 4.26% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    411 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    32 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Edgewood College is white (411 degrees awarded). There were 12.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (32 degrees).

2.62% of degree recipients (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    313 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    98 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    26 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Edgewood College is white female (313 degrees awarded). There were 3.19 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (98 degrees).

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Operations

Edgewood College has an endowment valued at nearly $56.5M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.99M (5.3%), compared to the 3.48% average return ($10.5M on $302M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2020, Edgewood College had a total salary expenditure of $48.7M. Edgewood College employs 35 Lecturers, 34 Associate professors, and 16 Professors. Most academics at Edgewood College are Female Lecturers (22), Female Associate professors(22), and Male Lecturers (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Edgewood College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 48 employees, Management, with 35 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 34 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$56.5M
2020 Endowment
2.04%
growth from 2019

Edgewood College has an endowment valued at about $56.5M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Edgewood College grew 2.04% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $245M 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. $1.89M - Federal
  2. $43.9k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Edgewood College received $1.89M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $43.9k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$23.2M
2020 Salaries
2.78%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Edgewood College paid a median of $23.2M in salaries, which represents 47.6% of their overall expenditure ($48.7M) and a 2.78% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.63% growth from 2018 and a 0.0583% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 238M (43% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.04M
Instructional Salaries
104
Number of Employees

In 2020, Edgewood College paid a total of $6.04M to 104 employees working as instructors, which represents 26% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $69.9M (29.4%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Lecturer
Most Common Instructor
35 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
48 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Edgewood College were Lecturer with 35 employees; Associate professor with 34 employees; and Associate professor with 16 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Edgewood College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 48 employees; Management with 35 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 34 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Lecturer
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Lecturer

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Edgewood College was Female Lecturer with 22 employees, Female Associate professor with 22 employees, and Male Lecturer with 13 employees.

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

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