Edward Waters College

country rank  1310
world rank  3915

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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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University Identity

Name
Acronym EWC
Founded 1866
Motto Academic, Spiritual, Physical
Colours Purple, orange and white

University Location

Address 1658 Kings Road
Jacksonville
32209 Florida
United States
Tel +1 (904) 470 8000
Fax +1 (904) 470 8048

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

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 Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 1658 Kings Road
Jacksonville 32209
(904) 470 8200
888 898 3191

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Methodist Christian-Methodist African Methodist Episcopal Church - www.ame-church.com

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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)

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Edward Waters College's Library
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.
Housing Yes
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.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

Academic Structure

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