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Edward Waters College, founded in 1866, is a private, church-affiliated liberal arts college. Its 21-acre campus is located in Jacksonville.

Website: www.ewc.edu/

Private
Co-ed
751
Undergraduate
Students
(44.6%) 335 Women
(55.4%) 416 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Noncompetitive
Overall Admission Rate
23% of 1,611 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
2.64
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
14-17 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
Not reported
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
50%
Average Freshman Award
$4,835
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$9,000
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
36
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 32% of classes
10-19 students: 21% of classes
20-29 students: 34% of classes
30-39 students: 13% of classes
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Campus Life

Jacksonville Population
842,583
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
 
Students in College Housing
 
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Tiger
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
83.2% Black/African-American
1.3% Hispanic/Latino
0.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
1.4% White
1.1% Unknown
International Students
Not reported
First-Year Students Returning
53.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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