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Is Edgewood College a Good School for Veterans?

If you're a veteran who is thinking about going back to school, it's important to see how well the school treats its students with prior military service first. That's why we've put together this report that gives you the facts about Edgewood College veteran students. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: Edgewood College G.I. Bill Information

Info in This Veterans Report on Edgewood:

How Does Edgewood Rank for Veterans?

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College Factual issues its Best Schools to Veterans ranking each year. This is a list of universities and colleges that do great work supporting veterans as they continue their studies.

Edgewood College was ranked #531 on the 2022 version of this list.The school also ranked #20 in our Best for Vets in Wisconsin ranking.

In addition to our overall rankings, we also calculate our Best for Vets by degree level rankings. The table below shows how Edgewood fared in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 433
Best Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 545
Best Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 336

You can also see how specific majors at Edgewood fared when compared to the same major at other schools. Below, you'll find a list of majors which received the best rankings for vets. Find a full list of majors here. Once you select a major, you'll be able to see links to the rankings available for that major.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Art Therapy Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 8
Best Nursing Administration Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 13
Best Web & Multimedia Design Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 14
Best Art Therapy Colleges for Veterans 16
Best Organizational Behavior Studies Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 19
Best Organizational Behavior Studies Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 19
Best Other Education Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 21
Best Other Education Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 21
Best Web & Multimedia Design Colleges for Veterans 29
Best Organizational Behavior Studies Colleges for Veterans 37

How Many Veterans Go to Edgewood?

A large number of veterans attending a college means the college and faculty are more used to supporting and accommodating the needs of those with prior military experience.

The VA reports that there are 60 G.I. Bill® students at Edgewood. Around 2.99% of students at the school are using the GI Bill® since the total enrollment at Edgewood is 2,007. For context, let's take this into consideration. According to the Student Veterans of America, approximately three to four per cent of American college students are veterans.

This number includes all chapters of the GI Bill®, e.g. Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill and Reserve Education Assistance Program. It also includes Veteran Readiness and Employment. It does not include any active-duty military personnel that are attending this college via Tuition Assistance, so the total military population is potentially larger than this.

Federal Veteran Programs at Edgewood

Edgewood College participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
Principles of Excellence Yes
DOD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Yes
Eight Keys Yes

What does this mean to me? Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in individual programs.

Career and Vocational Support
Accommodate Military Service Members and Reservists absent due to service requirements.
Align institutional refund policies with those under Title IV, which governs the administration of federal student financial aid programs.
Regionally or Nationally Accredited - view all accreditations
Provide information that increases accountability and transparency.
Participate in the Military Voluntary Education Review (MVER)
Benefits Support
Ensure accreditation of all new programs prior to enrolling students.
Will not use fraudulent or aggressive recruiting techniques and misrepresentations.
Provide students with a personalized form covering the total cost of an education program.
Counseling Support
Designate a point of contact to provide academic and financial advice.
Provide educational plans for all military and veteran education beneficiaries.
Referrals to community organizations as needed.

Edgewood College does have a student veterans group.

Does Edgewood Give Credit for Military Training?

Yes Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
If you have particular knowledge gained through life experience, Edgewood may offer offer credit for that. Get in touch with the school to find out more.

Edgewood may consider your military experience and give college credit. Talk with your admissions counselor to learn more.

Edgewood Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Yes Air Force ROTC
Yes Army ROTC
Implied No Navy ROTC
Edgewood does offer Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs for the following military branches:

  • Air Force
  • Army

Complaints to the VA About Edgewood

There have been no complaints registered to the VA for this college.

References

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