Edward Waters College

1658 Kings Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32209
Tel: (904)470-8000
Private not-for-profit | 751 students
Edward Waters College is a private, historically black college whose future is lined with pride, growth and success. EdwardWaters College, the oldest private institution of higher education in the state of Florida, was founded in 1866 specificallyto educate newly freed slaves.

School Overview:

Edward Waters College
CountyDuval County, FL
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
51 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment751 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
739 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
12 students137 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
-1%
% Asian
-2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
-3%
% Black
-6%
% White
-84%
% Two or more races
-2%
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$11,358$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$11,358$24,744
 
Percent Admitted28%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)330-440450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)350-450460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)330-410440-570
ACT English (25-75%)12-1719-25
ACT Math (25-75%)15-1818-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)15-1920-25

School Notes:

  • Established in 1866, Edward Waters College has a long and proud history of preparing educators andother leaders for service at the local, regional, state, and national levels. Edward Waters College is a national treasure.At Edward Waters College students learn to seize opportunities; the College offers a comprehensive array of academicprograms, co-curricula activities and other vicarious experiences essential for success after graduation. EWC, the oldestprivate institution of higher education in the State of Florida.
  • Located on the Kings Road corridor, in close proximity to downtown Jacksonville, FL, Edward WatersCollege continues to build upon its solid foundation of teaching, research and community outreach.
  • Edward Waters College Academic Affairs provides an opportunity for students to discover their academicstrengths, interests, and capabilities while acquiring knowledge and understanding of educational principles and practices inthe traditional liberal arts: humanities, fine arts, social and behavioral sciences, mathematics, and natural sciences.
  • Edward Waters College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association ofColleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate degree.
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