Edward Waters is a private, Christian college located in Jacksonville, Florida. As a historically black college, Edward Waters has a strong history of and commitment to the education of black Americans. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 903 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Edward Waters acceptance rate is 58%. Popular majors include Business, Criminal Justice and Safety Studies, and Biology. Graduating 26% of students, Edward Waters alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $19,800.
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- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.13 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.17 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.17 responses
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- of students say that Greek life is pretty big.18 responses
- of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.23 responses
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- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.13 responses
Edward Waters College Reviews
I enjoyed EWC mostly due to dancing for the Triple Threat Marching Band (Purple Passion). The school has definitely improved over the years. Although they’ve built a criminal justice building that includes a police substation it is not a huge campus. The school is located in a high crime rate area but there is security on campus. Academically, the classes are not very challenging; at least my major (psychology) seemed that way. Although I enjoyed most of my time at EWC, it isn’t worth the money. Due to the school being private, most of my scholarships wouldn’t cover my tuition.
Edward Waters College is a historically black college located in Jacksonville, FL. I like this college because it offers smaller classroom settings which allow more time for one on one assistance with the professor. I am majoring in Psychology and my professors demonstrate concern in my ability to learn and grow as student and person. EWC also have a police sub-station located on campus for any parents concerned about safety. The staff and administrators are very knowledgeable in their fields
They help a lot, they want to make sure that the students are getting the help that they need and be successful in thiers life careers. Its a great school with great opportunities as long as you keep focus on your goal.