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Edgewood College

Since 1927, students have enjoyed this comfortable and friendly campus, and the relationships created here. By attending an independent liberal arts college in Madison, Wisconsin, you too will enjoy great opportunities for learning in and out of the classroom, and make the connections we all need for a great career, and a lifetime of learning.


In 1881, Governor Cadwallader C. Washburn gave his Edgewood Villa and 55-acre wooded estate on the shore of Lake Wingra to the Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa. They moved St. Regina Academy, which had been located in downtown Madison, to the Edgewood site and, after a tragic fire in 1893, rebuilt the school as Sacred Heart Academy.


Edgewood College, rooted in the Dominican tradition, engages students within a community of learners committed to building a just and compassionate world. The College educates students for meaningful personal and professional lives of ethical leadership, service, and a lifelong search for truth.

Edgewood College will be an inclusive model of learning, teaching, and scholarship. Our students, alumni, faculty, and staff will be recognized for their pursuit of purposeful lives, vibrant and sustainable communities and a just world.


The Academic Success and Career Development Center (ASCDC) is here to give you the tools you need to be academically successful while exploring and developing your career goals. It’s your place to go on campus for academic assistance, advising, help choosing a major and career development.

Student services

The Registrar's Office at Edgewood College is responsible for maintaining official academic records.  This involves processing transfer credits, managing courses and registrations, processing veteran’s benefits, posting grades and degrees, and providing official and unofficial transcripts.  With everything we do, we enforce the institutional academic policies created by the faculty and the institution. 

Housing services

  • Marshall Hall provides residence for 52 students with shared lounge spaces, kitchen and study areas.
  • Stevie Hall is co-ed and provides residence to 121 students and has lounge and recreational spaces, and kitchenettes for shared use on the different floors.
  •  East Regina is the most recent addition to the residence halls at Edgewood College, built in 2016. It consists of mainly of double rooms with community bathrooms and lounge spaces on each floor.
  • West Regina Hall consists of two floors of mainly single rooms, the first floor housing one hall of males and another hall of females with separate community bathrooms.

Library services

The Library’s three study rooms are only available to currently enrolled Edgewood College students.  Faculty, Staff, Alumni, and nonaffiliated Edgewood groups should contact the Campus Assistance Center for other room opportunities.

Medical services

Whether you are thinking about joining our community or are already an active Edgewood College Eagle, the Division of Student Development is here to assist you as you pursue success as a student. With a focus on our core values - truth, justice, community, compassion, and partnership -we are a dedicated team of student affairs professionals here to stand beside you.

Campus life

Students who live on campus are more likely to be involved on campus and graduate in four years. Living on campus means: Being within a 5 minute walk to class; taking more classes and getting better grades; having an instant community of friends!

Student clubs

There are more than 50 different student led social, educational, professional and service clubs and organizations on campus you can join. You can even create your own!

Clubs and Organizations
  • Accounting Club
  • Achievement in Medicine (AIM)
  • Association of Latino(a) Students (ALAS)
  • Asian Student Association (ASA)
  • Ambassadors
  • Amnesty International
  • Black Student Union (BSU)
  • Campus Activities Board (CAB)
  • Child Life Association
  • Circle KCommunications Studies Club (EC3)
  • Commuter Student Association (CSA)
  • Criminal Justice Association (CJA)
  • Cultural Studies Group
  • etc.

  • Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs

  • Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)

Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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