Edward Waters College Rankings

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In the World#6148 of 14178
In North America#1594 of 2629
In the United States#1511 of 2528
In Florida#51 of 111
In Jacksonville#4 of 6

Quick Review

Religion
African Methodist Episcopal
Acceptance rate
61%
Average SAT
925
Average ACT
17
Avg. cost to attend
$12,479 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
3,085
Male:Female Ratio
47:53
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
ewc.edu

Edward Waters College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate61%58%63%
Applicants3,4441,3072,137
Admissions2,1057521,353
Freshmen enrolled full time239119120

337 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
173 or 72%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 757
or below

75% of them
had 1092
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Edward Waters College are 757-1092 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
92 or 38%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 15
or below

75% of them
had 18
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Edward Waters College are 15-18 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American1598 (52%)
White511 (17%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown433 (14%)
Hispanic228 (7%)
Two or more races201 (7%)
Asian97 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander10 (0.3%)
Nonresident Alien2 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native2 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$12,479/year
Average aid awarded
$12,020
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$12,402
$30-48K$12,449
$48-75K$14,063
$75-110K$16,468
$110K+$13,712

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$14,878
Tuition in-state$14,878
Tuition out-of-state$14,878
Fee in-district$220
Fee in-state$220
Fee out-of-state$220

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity520
Combined charge for room and board$8,010
Room charge$3,788
Meal charge$4,222

Edward Waters College Majors

MajorBachelor's
Business Administration and Management, General34
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies24
Biology & Biological Sciences, General16
Elementary Education and Teaching15
Communication, General10
Psychology, General8
Mathematics, General3
Music, General1
Grand Total111
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate26%19%39%
  • Full-time retention rate - 53%
  • Part-time retention rate - 44%

Publications & Citations

Publications
41
Citations
219

Publication count by topic

Psychology
7
Sociology
4
Mathematics
4
Medicine
4
Business
4
Biology
3
Physics
2
Chemistry
1
Engineering
1
Political science
1
Economics
1
Art
1
History
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Physics412334
Business452521
Economics46428
Mathematics469148
Political science48613
Biology592113
Medicine599611
Chemistry62461
Psychology65681

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199803
199900
200012
200100
200201
200303
200401
200511
200600
200727
200825
2009310
201038
201148
201209
201319
201418
201525
2016211
2017110
2018112
2019310
2020116

General info

Alternative namesEWC
Founded1866
WikipediaEdward Waters College
MottoAcademic, Spiritual, Physical
Colorspurple, orange, white
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff205
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address1658 Kings Rd
Jacksonville, Florida, 32209
United States
City population881,000
Phone9044708000
Fax+1 (904) 470 8048

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