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Edward Waters College

Jacksonville, FL 4-Year Private

About Edward Waters College

Edward Waters College is a private, religous school located in the urban setting of Jacksonville, FL

Founded in 1866, Edward Waters College currently enrolls around 751 students a year, including 751 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

2021 Admissions Facts About Edward Waters College

Acceptance rate: 23%

Average GPA: 2.64

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

What is Edward Waters College's acceptance rate?

Edward Waters College is a noncompetitive school to get accepted to. Around 23 percent of all applicants to Edward Waters College are accepted each year.

The average high school GPA for a student at Edward Waters College is 2.64 out of 4.0.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is Edward Waters College a good school?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a college is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and graduation rates

About 53 percent of students who start at Edward Waters College come back for their second year of college.

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $9,000 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Edward Waters College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is Edward Waters College a good school for YOU?

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College Info

1658 Kings Road Jacksonville, FL 32209-6199

Campus Setting: Urban

Edward Waters College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Edward Waters College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Edward Waters College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Edward Waters College ACT Scores

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ACT Range

14 - 17

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

17 and Above

Good

14 to 17

Avg

14 and Less

Low

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Edward Waters College SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Edward Waters College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$15,098

In State

$15,098

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$14,878
$14,878
Fees
$220
$220
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Wondering what life at Edward Waters College is like? There are approximately 751 students enrolled at Edward Waters College. 98% percent of students attend school full-time, 81% percent are from FL and 19% percent of students are from other states.

98%

Full Time

2%

Part Time

81%

In State

19%

Out-of-State

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

751

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

23%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$15,098

Out-of-State

$15,098

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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