|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad only|
|Religious affiliation||African Methodist Episcopal|
|Student to faculty ratio||22:1|
|Dormitory capacity||520 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Edward Waters College is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 3,759 applications and 2,169 students were granted admission. Edward Waters College is at the #56 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 82% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 36% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||720 to 910|
|ACT||15 to 18|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Edward Waters College's tuition was $13,325 for all students regardless of residency (50.3% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 98% of Edward Waters College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 75% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,975 (which is 13.1% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Edward Waters College in 2016-2017, was 182, which is 74% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,281 (which is 6.5% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Edward Waters College has enrolled a total of 3,062 students (903 students full-time and 2,159 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 3,062 students, 44 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 46% men and 54% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.
Black/African American: 57%
Two or more races: 6%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Listed below are the 9 largest majors offered at Edward Waters College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||18%||62|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||15%||52|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||6%||22|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||5%||18|
|Mathematics And Statistics||3%||12|
|Visual And Performing Arts||3%||10|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||2%||8|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Edward Waters College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Edward Waters College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $19,800. Last year, out of the total 400 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 344 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 755 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 634 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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