Edward Waters College

Address 1658 Kings Road
Jacksonville, FL 32209
Metropolitan Area Jacksonville
Tuition In/Out-of-State $10,474
School Type Private
Affiliation African Methodist Episcopal Church
Year Founded 1866
School Website ewc.edu

Edward Waters College, located in Jacksonville, is the oldest historically black college in Florida. It was founded in 1866 to educate recently freed slaves.


Minimum High School GPA 2.5 (2.0 for provisional acceptance)
Application Fee $25

You need to include two recommendations with your application to Edward Waters College.


Number of Programs Offered 9
Most Popular Programs Nonprofit/Public/Organizational Management
Criminal Justice
Physical Education
Student to Faculty Ratio 16:1

Edward Waters College awards Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Business Administration degrees.

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Student Body

Students Enrolled 800
Male to Female Ratio 65:35
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Student Life

About 57% of students at Edward Waters College live on campus.

The many athletic teams at the college participate in NAIA Division II and the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference competition.

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