Deming Way Campus

Admissions – Adult Accelerated

The Adult Accelerated programs offered by Edgewood College are designed for working adults who aspire to complete a bachelor’s degree in an accelerated format. Classes meet just one night per week, new courses begin every 8 weeks. Our counselors and advisors are dedicated to your success and will act as your personal advocate from admissions to graduation.

Take the first step and contact Marissa Guenzi at or 608-663-4177 to arrange a personal appointment to discuss your goals and options.

Admission Requirements

  1. A minimum age of 22 prior to the start of classes in term of enrollment. Waivers for students less than 22 years of age considered on an individual basis.
  2. Two years full-time work experience or equivalent.
  3. GPA: First time students must have earned a high school diploma with a GPA of 2.5 or a GED score of 278. Transfer students must have a minimum 2.0 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) in at least 12 academic credits from an accredited college. Please request that official transcripts for all high school and undergraduate academic credits earned be sent to:  Edgewood College, Attn: Admission Manager, 1255 Deming Way, Madison, WI 53717
  4. A completed application. ($30 application fee).

International students may have additional admission requirements. Learn more.

Application and Deadlines

New courses begin every 8 weeks and you can begin your studies in any of our 6 annual terms:

2017 - 2018

Term A: August 21, 2017 - October 9, 2017
Term B: October 16, 2017 - December 7, 2017
Term C: January 8, 2018 - February 26, 2018
Term D: March 5, 2018 - April 23, 2018
Term E: April 30, 2018 - June 18, 2018
Term F: June 25, 2018 - August 6, 2018

Admissions materials are due 2 weeks prior to the term in which you begin to attend classes. For example, admissions materials for Term A, 2017, are due August 7. 


Adult Accelerated tuition for the 2017-18 academic year is $500 per credit. 

The total cost to complete your degree depends on the program you select and the number of credits you may have from other institutions that could transfer to Edgewood College. Before you begin your studies, we’ll work with you to create a custom degree completion program that will list all the courses you need to take and provide an estimate of your total cost.

Financial Aid

Degree-seeking students in the Adult Accelerated programs are eligible for financial aid. Learn more.

 Questions? Contact Marissa Guenzi at  or call 608-663-4177.