Edward Waters College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - FairQuality: Education Quality Rating - FairSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Edward Waters College is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 925 students enrolled. This college was established in 1866 and is one of the 27 colleges located in Jacksonville, Florida.

Edward Waters College is one of the Historically Black College or University institutions (HBCU) and is also affiliated with African Methodist Episcopal Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
17
Bachelor's degree is available at Edward Waters College.

Edward Waters College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 17 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Criminal Justice, Psychology, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
54%
The student retention rate at Edward Waters College is low at 54% (way below Florida average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Edward Waters College is very low: 12%. About 38% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Edward Waters College is decent -- 17:1. Learn more on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$11,400
Average tuition prices are close to the nationwide median, $11,200 a year. The additional fees at Edward Waters College (not included in tuition costs) are about $200; this totals $11,400 per academic year.

Read the details about Edward Waters College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
28%
According to government data, 2,147 applications were submitted and 591 were accepted; so it is quite challenging to enroll at this school.

This school will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Edward Waters College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,300
Edward Waters College provides a distance learning option.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Edward Waters College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
Edward Waters College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 500 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low - about $3,300 per year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Edward Waters College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Edward Waters College appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Edward Waters College Location and Maps



Post Address: Edward Waters College, 1658 Kings Rd, Jacksonville, Florida 32209, USA
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