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Edgewood College & Madison College

International Dual-Degree Program

Edgewood College and Madison College have partnered to create a smooth and successful transition option for international students interested in getting their Associate’s degree from Madison College and their Bachelor’s degree from Edgewood College. Students who successfully complete the Liberal Arts Transfer (Associate of Arts or Associate of Science) program at Madison College and transfer directly to Edgewood College are eligible to earn their bachelor’s degree in as few as two additional years. This means a total of only 4 years to earn both degrees!

About Edgewood College

Edgewood College is a private university, founded in 1927. It is located on a 55-acre campus just west of downtown Madison, Wisconsin, on the shores of Lake Wingra. We have a long-standing tradition of welcoming students from all over the world to our campus. Students have come to Edgewood College from over 30 countries. We offer the safety and personal attention of a small college along with the resources and activities of a capital city.

Fast Facts

  • 2,200: total student body
  • 40+ majors: including nursing, education, business and medical science
  • 13 students: average class size
  • 16: athletic teams
  • 50+: student organizations
  • 96%: graduates employed within one year of graduation
  • 88%: graduates who say Edgewood College supported their success in graduate or professional school
  • Sponsored by the Dominican (Catholic) Sisters of Sinsinawa

Recent Rankings

Edgewood College

  • US News and World Report - 1st Tier/ Best National College/ University (Top 200)
  • Princeton Review- “Best in the Midwest”
  • Princeton Review - Best Green College
  • US News and World Report – Top College for Social Mobility

Madison, WI

  • Top 10 Best City for recent college grads ( 2018)
  • No. 1 City for jobs, social life and affordable living after college graduation (USA Today, 2019)


Edgewood College is conveniently located on a beautiful lakefront campus, just minutes from downtown Madison.

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