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Edward Waters College Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

769 Students

60% Admitted

  • 3,443 full time
  • 9 part time
  • 413 men full time
  • 347 women full time
  • 1,611 applied
  • 365 admitted
  • 228 enrolled

3,443 Undergraduates

$13,325 Tuition/Year

  • $13,325 in state
  • $200 fees
  • $7,282 room & board
  • N/A books and supplies

At a Glance

Religious affiliation: African Methodist Episcopal
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Southeast Large City
Highest Degree Offered: Bachelor's degree
Historically Black College or University: HBCU
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Eufestus from Tampa, FL
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  • A fairly small school that is growing, alot of the staff and professors here are close knit. The student life is exciting if u know how to socialize. The best…

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  • Diamond from Chicago, IL
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  • Edward Waters College is a predominantly African American private College. They are funded by an AME(African Methodist Episcopals). We are the first Historical Black College in Florida est.1866.…

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Mission Statement

I. Edward Waters College Mission
Edward Waters College was established in 1866 to educate the descendants of African Americans, newly emancipated from slavery. Today, its enrollment continues to be substantially African-American students from the Southeast and Northeast regions of the United States, while also welcoming students from all racial and ethical groups within the United States and from around the world.

The college is an accredited, private, four-year, liberal arts, coeducational, residential institution, committed to Christian principles which emphasize high moral and spiritual values, as a result of its close affiliation with, and support from, the African Methodist Episcopal Church. It offers baccalaureate degrees in the arts and sciences and other career-based professional fields.

The College enrolls students with a wide range of educational foundations, and it seeks to develop in each of its students the high levels of competence in basic social, thinking, listening, speaking, reading, writing, mathematical,

Edward Waters College
  • Located in Jacksonville, FL
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 769 students enrolled
  • 60% admitted
  • $13,325 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 4
  • Jawanda from Homestead, FL
  • I am a current student here

    I enjoy being here because at Edward Waters College were more like a family that learns new things together. Also mostly everyone participate in activities. Which makes the college a even better environment to be in.

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  • Andre from Jacksonville, FL
  • I am a current student here

    At Edward Waters College you have a rich and diverse enviroment that welcomes education and learning you have a wide array of students and professors from all walks of life making the overall campus experince intresting

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  • 5
  • Alexandria from Atlantic Beach, FL
  • I am a past student here

    I did enjoy my time at EWC although it was an inner city institution. I was apart of the Biology club, Women's basketball, volleyball and track teams. The school is very close knitted and everyone tends to support each other.

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