Transfer Student Financial Aid
Edgewood College is committed to helping each transfer student make a smooth transition to our institution as well as making our high quality education affordable. With merit-based scholarships available for excellence in academics, fine arts and need-based awards, we are often able to provide a financial aid package that is competitive with other similar institutions. Last year, the average financial aid package for transfer students at Edgewood College was $15,800.
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Tuition and Costs
Estimated Average Cost of Attendance (2016–2017)
|Tuition & Fees (full-time)
|Room & Board (average)
||$9,870 (for students living in our Residence Halls)
**please expect a nominal increase in charges for the 2017–2018 year (3–5% on average)**
Applying for Financial Aid
- Be accepted for admission to Edgewood College. Applications are available online.
- Complete the optional Edgewood College Net Price Calculator to learn more about your financial aid options.
- Apply for additional scholarships by completing the Edgewood Transfer Scholarship Application (Deadline June 1).
- Obtain a FSA AID at www.studentaid.gov/fsaid. The FSA ID serves as an electronic signature on the FAFSA.
- Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov. The priority filing date is March 1. Edgewood College’s Title IV School Code is 003848.
Questions? Contact Edgewood Central at 608-663-4300 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Edgewood Financial Aid
Students admitted to Edgewood College are automatically considered for the following merit-based scholarships. No additional application is required to receive these scholarships. These scholarships are available to students who transfer to Edgewood College with 12 or more credits from an accredited institution. Continuous, full-time enrollment is required. Amounts below have been adjusted for Fall 2016 semester.
Transfer Excellence Scholarship Available to students with a cumulative college GPA of 3.5-4.0 in all college coursework. The Transfer Excellence Scholarship is worth $6,000 per year.
Transfer Honor Scholarship Available to students with a cumulative college GPA of 3.0-3.49 in all college coursework. The Transfer Honor Scholarship is worth $4,500 per year.
Transfer Achievement Scholarship Available to students with a cumulative college GPA of 2.5-2.99 from all college coursework. The Transfer Achievement Scholarship is worth $2,000 per year.
Students admitted to Edgewood College are invited to apply for additional competitive merit and need-based awards. Students are selected for these awards based on their demonstrated interests and experiences. Completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is also required to be offered these awards. Please note that applications will be reviewed as funding is available. Limited awards are available.
- Students starting Fall 2016 the Edgewood College Scholarship Application is available Jan 15 to June 1.
Alumni Award ($500-$1,500)– Awarded to students whose parents or grandparents are Edgewood College alumni. Apply using the link to the Edgewood College Financial Aid Application listed above.
Transfer Opportunity Award ($500–$3,000) – Awarded to students who can make distinctive contributions to Edgewood College either through sharing their demonstrated leadership skills or their unique backgrounds and life experiences. ACT scores and GPA are not considered for this award.
Predolin Scholarship ($4,000-$6,000) – Awarded to high achieving students with financial need who plan to major in the areas of science, engineering, medicine, nursing or business. Apply using the link to the Edgewood College Financial Aid Application listed above.
Talent Scholarships ($1000–$3,000) – Awarded to talented students who plan to continue their participation in the areas of Art, Music, Theatre, Writing, and Foreign Languages at Edgewood College. Please visit the talent scholarship page for more information.
Transfer Partnership Award (Half Tuition for the Academic Year): Awarded to students transferring directly from Madison College or one of the University of Wisconsin 2-year colleges. Students must have earned a cumulative 3.0 GPA and completed at least 1 fulltime semester. Available to only to students starting in the fall semester. Deadline (fall transfers only)- June 1.
Institutional, Federal & State Financial Aid
Students who complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), available at www.fafsa.ed.gov, will be considered for the following programs. (Priority Application Deadline: March 1)
Institutional Financial Aid
Edgewood College Grant – An institutional grant awarded to students who demonstrate financial need. This grant does not need to be repaid.
Edgewood Employment/Federal Work Study – Employment opportunities for students to work on campus. Students must be enrolled at least 1/2 time.
Federal Financial Aid
Federal Pell Grant - A federally funded need based grant awarded to undergraduate students who have not yet earned a bachelor’s degree and who have exceptional need.
Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (SEOG) - A federally funded need based grant awarded to undergraduate students, with priority given to Pell Grant recipients.
Federal Stafford Loan - A low interest student loan that must be repaid. Repayment begins six months after you graduate, leave school, or drop below half-time status. There are two types:
- Subsidized – awarded based on financial need. Interest does not accrue while enrolled at least half-time.
- Unsubsidized – awarded to students regardless of financial need. Interest starts accruing at the time of disbursement.
Federal PLUS Loan – available to parents of dependent undergraduate students who are enrolled at least part-time. The PLUS Loan allows a parent to fund all or a portion of any remaining balance of their child’s educational expenses. A credit check is required and the loan must be repaid.
State Financial Aid
For additional information on Wisconsin’s financial aid system, visit http://heab.state.wi.us/
Wisconsin Grant - Provides assistance to undergraduates enrolled at least 1/2 time. Awards based on financial need and eligibility cannot exceed 10 semesters.
Wisconsin Division of Vocational Rehabilitation - This Wisconsin agency serves students who have any disability which presents a substantial handicap to future employment. Students may contact their representative at ((608) 261-2126 for further information, or call toll free, (800) 442-3477. Non-Wisconsin residents should contact their home state division.