EWC Description

Edward Waters College is a historically black Methodist college in Jacksonville, Florida, that offers liberal arts and professional academics as well as leadership opportunities.

Edward Waters College awards bachelor’s degrees in:

  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Communications
  • Criminal Justice
  • Elementary Education
  • Math
  • Music
  • Psychology

Edward Waters College is also committed to offering a spiritually nurturing environment. Students may participate in a wide range of spiritual and religious activities, such as regular chapel and prayer services.

Additional activities help students to develop leadership skills. These include planning and arranging weekly worship services and chapel committee meetings and preaching at one of the school’s weekly sermons.

Additional college life activities include student government and recreational and athletic programs.

Edward Waters College has a rolling admissions policy, which means that students may apply throughout the year. Applicants must submit an application, transcripts or GED scores, ACT or SAT scores and two letters of recommendation for admissions.

Edward Waters College offers various types of financial aid. These include federal sources, such as grants, loans and work-study awards, as well as institutional scholarships for academically excellent students, Florida State grants and scholarships, and scholarships from outside organizations.

Quick Facts about Edward Waters College

Region

Southeast

Setting

Large City Setting

Type

Private

Affiliation

African Methodist Episcopal

Size

Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Tigers

Website

www.ewc.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Most Selective

In-State Tuition

$10,994

Out-of-State Tuition

$10,994

Retention Rate

51%

Enrollment

843

Year Established

1866

EWC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 3

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100% of students gave Edward Waters College 3 stars overall.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2014

Overall Rating:
3

Detailed Ratings

far as academic when i first got to Edward waters college they had a lot of teacher who English was not up to date where the students could understand. but as of now everything is fine and working out just well. Yes i do have a Favorite teacher Mr.Singleton.

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EWC Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
843
Freshman Class
228
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
843

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
99%
Part-Time
1%

Gender of Students

Women
41%
Men
59%

Ethnic Diversity

African-American
93%
Caucasian
2%
Latino
1%
Other
4%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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