Edward Waters College

Jacksonville, FL

Edward Waters College

Jacksonville, FL

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

55%

male

45%

female

9

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

22%

acceptance rate

Accepted 365
Declined 1,246
Total Received 1,611
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Private

751

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Edward Waters College, founded in 1866, is a private, church-affiliated liberal arts college. Its 21-acre campus is located in Jacksonville.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 751
Established in 1866
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation African Methodist Episcopal
Historically Black college/university yes

21-acre campus in Jacksonville (population: 892,062). Served by air, bus, and train.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Jacksonville International

Edward Waters College
1658 Kings Road
Jacksonville, FL
32209

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
yes
Coed housing
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 2.64

Very Selective

22%

acceptance rate

Accepted 365
Declined 1,246
Total Received 1,611

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
recommendation(s)

Important

character/personal qualities
first generation
class rank

Considered

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
racial/ethnic status
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 4
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Tennis
Track and field

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, basketball, football, golf, track and field

Club Sports - Women's

golf, softball, track and field

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Golf, Tennis, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Information Science/Studies
Journalism
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Mathematics, General
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Sociology
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Programs Offered

  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

751

total students

81.4%

in-state

18.6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

751
students

Female
45%
335

Male
55%
416

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

739
students

Female
45%
328

Male
55%
411

2%

12
students

Female
59%
7

Male
41%
5

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Student Break-down

94%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Not Reported

Transfer students enrolled

-

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Noncompetitive

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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