Established in 1866, Edward Waters College is a non-profit private multidisciplinary higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Jacksonville (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Florida. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Edward Waters College (EWC) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Methodist religion. Edward Waters College (EWC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 154 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. EWC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Name||Edward Waters College|
|Motto||Academic, Spiritual, Physical
|Colours||Purple, orange and white|
|Address||1658 Kings Road
|Tel||+1 (904) 470 8000|
|Fax||+1 (904) 470 8048|
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|Minority Serving||Historically Black Institution|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is neither required nor recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||1658 Kings Road
(904) 470 8200
888 898 3191
|Religious Affiliation||Christian-Methodist African Methodist Episcopal Church - www.ame-church.com|
|Basic Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields|
|2000 Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges--General|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, small, highly residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Exclusively undergraduate four-year|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, inclusive, lower transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Balanced arts & sciences/professions, no graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)|
Edward Waters College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 15,267 physical volumes, 713 physical media, 20,759 digital/electronic medium and 12 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Edward Waters College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 520 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Study Abroad||Not reported|
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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