Student Profile and Achievement

 


 

Edward Waters College

Founded in 1866 by the African Methodist Episcopal Church

Nathaniel Glover, President

Edward Waters College is committed to improving student performance and the quality of its educational programs and processes. 
Important measures used in keeping this commitment include student retention, graduation rates, course completion rates, graduate
school attendance, and job placement rates.

The institution has set student achievement goals for Retention and Graduation as follows:

Retention Rate Goal: The institution’s goal is to retain at least 55% of students who enroll as first time/full-time freshmen for a second year by Fall 2021.

Graduation Rate Goal: The institution’s goal is to graduate at least 30% of students who enroll as first time/full-time freshmen by Spring 2021.

 

Edward Waters College Profile

General Information:

Name

Edward Waters College

City

Jacksonville

State

Florida

Web Address

www.ewc.edu

Title IV Institution

Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs

Control

Private not-for-profit

Level

Four Year

Institution Category

Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate

Award levels

Bachelor's degree

Religious Affiliation

African Methodist Episcopal

Calendar System

Semester

Campus Setting

City: Large

Distance Learning

Not offered

Source:  IPEDS Institutional Characteristics

Retention Rates (Source:  IPEDS Retention & Graduation Rates)

Year

Retention Rate (Fall to Fall)

6 Year Graduation Rate

2009

45%

12%

2010

48%

15%

2011

53%

18%

2012

54%

23%

2013

51%

20%

2014

50%

20%

2015

41%

20%

2016

TBD

TBD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Academic Year 2015/2016 Degrees Granted

 

Academic Program

Degree Granted 

 

Biology

9

 

Business Administration

32

 

Criminal Justice

26

 

Liberal Arts

11

 

Mass Communications

4

 

Mathematics

6

 

Music

5

 

Psychology

13

 

Elementary Education

10

 

Total

116

 

         

 

Enrollment Data: (Source:  EWC PowerCampus)

Fall 2016 Enrollment Summary

Full-time Traditional Students

903

Part-time Traditional Students

42

Dual Enrolled Students

2117

Total Enrollment

3062

Composition of the Student Body

Fall 2016 Ethnicity and Gender

Gender

Traditional

%age

Dual

%age

Female

438

46%

1212

57%

Male

502

53%

897

42%

Unknown

5

1%

8

0%

 

 

 

 

 

Ethnicity

 

 

 

 

Asian

4

0%

105

5%

Black

841

89%

918

43%

Hispanic

31

3%

171

8%

Indian

1

0%

9

0%

Islander

1

0%

10

0%

Multi

21

2%

164

8%

White

36

4%

634

30%

Other/Unknown

10

1%

106

5%

Cost of Attendance:

Published tuition and required fees

$12,525

On-campus room and board

$7,282

On-campus other expenses

$4,276

Off-campus (not with family) room and board

$8,608

Off-campus (not with family) other expenses

$4,276

Off-campus (with family) other expenses

$4,276

Total Cost

 

On-campus

$24,083

Off-campus (not with family)

$25,409

Off-campus (with family)

$16,801

Source:  IPEDS Institutional Characteristics (2015/2016)

Faculty and Staff Data

Full Time Teaching Faculty 

58

Faculty Student Ratio ( Full Time Only)

1:16

Vice President’s  and AAVPs

9

Full Time Staff

174

Source: Academic Affairs/ IPEDS Human Resources 2015/2016

Athletic Programs 

Men’s Programs 

4

Women’s Programs

6

Athletic Conference

Gulf Coast

Mascot

Tigers

School Colors

Orange and Purple

Source: Institutional Web Page

Library Resources

Library Collection

Physical Collection

Digital/Electronic Collection

Books

15,852

274,173

Databases

 

12

Media

210

19,519

Total  Collection

16,062

293,704

Source: IPEDS Academic Libraries 2015/2016