High School Graduates
- A non-refundable $25.00 fee is required to process your application.
- Fee waivers are accepted from The College Board, ACT and/or other college-bound or college-preparatory organizations.
- Fee waivers are only honored for application files completed prior to the priority deadline date for application submission.
Application for Admission
You have two options to complete the application for admission:
- Apply Online
- Contact the Office of Admission to have an application mailed to you.
High School Transcript
- Admission consideration is given to applicants with standard high school diplomas.
- Request an official copy of your high school transcript showing at least six semesters of work, or through the completion of your junior year.
- Transcripts are considered official when received directly from the issuing institution in a sealed envelope with the school's seal and/or official signature.
- Six semester transcripts can be used to evaluate your admissibility. Your enrollment for the application term is based upon review on your final eight semester transcript with graduation date.
- GPA: Candidates who have earned at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average are considered for regular admission. (Effective Fall 2010)
- Students with a GPA between 2.0 to 2.49 will be provisionally accepted and their files will be reviewed at the end of the first semester.
- ACT: No minimum score requirement.
- SAT: No minimum score requirement.
There is no minimum score requirement, but you should submit either the SAT I or ACT score report.
- Edward Waters College SAT code: 5182
- Edward Waters College ACT code: 0724
- Scores reported on your high school transcript can be used to evaluate your admissibility. However, official score reports from either The College Board (SAT) or ACT are required to complete your admission file.
- Two recommendations are required.
- Recommendations from Edward Waters College faculty and/or staff cannot fulfill this requirement.
- Recommendations should be typewritten, include recommender's contact information and should provide insight regarding your ability to complete college-level work, adjust to the college setting, work in teams, manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and contribute to the academic community.
High School Curriculum
Admission consideration is given to applicants who have completed a minimum of the following:
- English: 4 years or units
- Mathematics: 3 years or units, including Algebra, Geometry, and Algebra II
- Social Science: 3 years or units
- Natural Science: 3 years or units
Advance Standing Credit
You can earn a maximum of 30 combined credit hours in advanced standing credits.
- Advanced Placement (AP): Course credit for applicable courses is awarded for earning a score of "3" or better on the Advanced Placement examination. It is possible to receive advanced course placement without earning course credit.
- International Baccalaureate (IB): Course credit for applicable courses is awarded for earning a score of "5" or above on the International Baccalaureate examination. It is possible to receive advanced course placement without earning course credit.