Edgewood College is committed to helping each transfer student make a smooth transition to our institution as well as making our 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.
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Average Cost of Attendance (2013–2014)
|Tuition & Fees (full-time)
|Tuition & Fees (part-time)
|Room & Board
|**please expect a nominal increase in charges for the 2014–2015 year (3–5% on average)**
- Be accepted for admission to Edgewood College. Applications are available online.
- Apply for PIN numbers for both Parent and Student Aid which serve as electronic signatures if you will be filing online at www.pin.ed.gov.
- Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The priority filing date is March 1. You may file your FAFSA after January 1st.
- Online FAFSA: www.fafsa.gov (recommended method) - faster, easier and more accurate
- For questions, please contact Edgewood Central at 608-663-4300.
Edgewood College’s Title IV School Code is 003848
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.
Transfer Excellence Scholarship Available to students who present a cumulative college GPA of 3.5-4.0 in all college coursework. The Transfer Excellence Scholarship is worth $4,500 per year.
Transfer Honor Scholarship Available to students who present a cumulative college GPA of 3.0-3.49 in all college coursework. The Transfer Honor Scholarship is worth $3,500 per year.
Transfer Achievement Scholarship Available to students who present a cumulative college GPA of 2.5-2.99 from all college coursework. The Transfer Achievement Scholarship is worth $1,500 per year.
Students admitted to Edgewood College are invited to apply for additional 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 click on the award name below to apply online.
Ethnic Studies Award ($500-$1,500): Awarded to students who plan to pursue a minor in Ethnic Studies. Ethnic Studies is an interdisciplinary minor that examines identity, language, religious and cultural practices, economics, and values across diverse populations in the United States. Please visit http://multicultural.edgewood.edu for more information about Ethnic Studies.
Fine Arts Award ($1,000–$2,000): Awarded to talented students who plan to continue their participation in the areas of Art, Music, Theatre, Creative Writing, and Foreign Languages at Edgewood College. Visit the fine arts award page for more details. Priority Deadline for auditions: April 18.
Predolin Award ($4,000-$6,000): Awarded to high achieving students with financial need who plan to study science, engineering, medicine, nursing or business.
Transfer Partnership Award: Awarded to current Madison Area Technical College students or students who attend one of the University of Wisconsin 2-year colleges. Students must have earned a 3.0 GPA in at least 27 credits and be transferring directly to Edgewood College. Deadline June 1.
Alumni Award ($500-$1,500): Awarded to students whose parents or grandparents are Edgewood College alumni and who demonstrate financial need.
Edgewood Grant: An institutional grant awarded to students who demonstrate financial need.
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 Work Study – Allows students with financial need to earn money to help pay educational expenses.
Wisconsin Tuition Grant - Wisconsin residents who attend Wisconsin private colleges such as Edgewood may be eligible for this grant program.
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 608-266-3058 for further information, or call toll free, 800-362-9611. Non-Wisconsin residents should contact their home state division.
Federal Perkins Loan – A low interest loan program for students with exceptional financial need. You must repay this loan. Re-payment begins nine months after you graduate, leave school, or drop below half-time status.
Federal Stafford Loan – A low interest loan program. You must repay this loan. Re-payment begins six months after you graduate, leave school, or drop below half-time status. Available in two forms:
- Subsidized – awarded based on financial need. The federal government “subsidizes” the interest while you attend school.
- Unsubsidized – available to students without financial need. Interest is charged from the time the loan is disbursed until it is paid in full.