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International Students

Thank you for your interest in applying to Edgewood College! Since 1927, Edgewood College has been welcoming students from all over the world to our campus in Madison, Wisconsin. We offer you the safety and personal attention of a small college along with resources and activities of the city of Madison, home to the State Capitol and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Benefits of Edgewood College

  • Small class sizes
  • Easy access to resources, internships and support services
  • Personal interaction with faculty members
  • Values-based education
  • Special support for international students
  • Safe and convenient on-campus housing options
  • Opportunities to participate in student organizations including cultural clubs such as International Club, Asian Student Association, Saudi Student Organization, and more!

Where is Edgewood College?

Edgewood College is located in the heart of Madison, Wisconsin. Madison is 80 miles/128 kilometers from Milwaukee, WI and 150 miles/240 kilometers from Chicago, IL. There are regular buses to Madison from Milwaukee and Chicago.

With a population of approximately 250,000 residents, Madison is a vibrant college town with an abundance of parks and green spaces. Madison is home to the State Capitol, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, many government agencies and over 12,000 businesses, schools and health care facilities.

Located on the wooded shores of Lake Wingra, Edgewood College is in a friendly residential community, on a safe and scenic 55 acre campus. It is within walking distance of shopping, restaurants, and recreational and cultural opportunities.


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Undergraduate Scholarships

Award based on GPA (on a 4.0 scale)

$10,000/year4.00 - 3.50
$9,500/year3.49 - 3.25
$9,000/year3.24 - 3.00
$8,500/year 2.99 - 2.75
$8,000/year2.74 - 2.50


Edgewood College Eagles Take Action

You will discover what you are passionate about — in a place where you can make a difference in the world. What will be your Edgewood College story?

Helpful Links for International Applicants

Academic Programs

Pre-Arrival Checklist for Admitted Students

Student Visa Information

Living in Wisconsin

Edgewood College's Center for Global Education

Transferring from Madison College


Helpful Links for Admitted International Students

Admitted International Students

From Where do our International Students Come?

Students come to Edgewood College from all over the world for undergraduate and graduate degrees.  Locally we work with the Wisconsin English as a Second Language Institute (WESLI), Madison College and others to welcome degree-seeking international students to our campus.  We also welcome non-degree and exchange students from the following partners:  

  • Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
  • International Student Exchange Program (ISEP)
  • Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences, Karlsruhe, Germany
  • Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
  • Study USA Program through the British Council
  • Universidad Catolica de Santa Maria, Arequipa, Peru
  • Zhaoqing University, Zhaoqing, China


For more information, visit our International Partnerships page.  


Jiaqi Li: Dual Degree Program with the Business College of Beijing Union University, China. Major: Accounting

Matthew Donaghy: Exchange student from the Study USA program/British Council, Northern Ireland. Major: Business

Tim Schiemer: Exchange student from Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences, Germany. Major: Business


The Edgewood College Experience

Edgewood College's Center for Global Education