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Real-World Recognition

Edgewood College is proud of the experiences our students have as they build meaningful personal and professional lives of ethical leadership, service, and a lifelong search for truth. But it means even more when those experiences are validated locally, regionally and nationally.


Student Satisfaction

  • 96% of students have a professor who makes them excited about learning (Campus Climate Survey)
  • Nationally, one of the lowest loan default rates (3.2%) – students who borrow to attend repay their loans successfully
  • 93% of alumni indicate the quality of instruction was high (Alumni Survey)



Freshman to Sophomore Retention Rates


  • 4% ahead of the University of Wisconsin System median
  • Ed Trust* reports that Edgewood College exceeds national and regional rates for similar institutions
  • 92% of first-year students report that Edgewood College provides them with the support they need to succeed



6-Year Graduation Rates


  • 11% ahead of the University of Wisconsin System median – 10% ahead for 4-year graduation rates
  • 97% Placement Rate into a job in their field or graduate school within 1 year of graduation
  • 15% ahead of Ed Trust* peer median for minority student graduation rates


*Ed Trust provides data on important information for nearly every four-year college or university in the country. This data compares Edgewood College to 50 high-performing schools serving similar student demographics.  https://edtrust.org/our-resources/data-tools/