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Private 4 Year

Edward Waters College Admission Requirements

Jacksonville, Florida

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Chances of getting into Edward Waters College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
55.5%
Admission Difficulty for Edward Waters College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage
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How hard is it to get into Edward Waters College and can I get accepted? The school has a 56% acceptance rate ranking it #19 in Florida for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,009 out of 3,617 applicants were admitted making Edward Waters College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 84 percent. Edward Waters College typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Edward Waters College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
830-1040
Applicants Submitting SAT
59%
SAT Scores for Edward Waters College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 440
SAT Math 25th 390
SAT Composite 25th 830
SAT Scores for Edward Waters College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 530
SAT Math 75th 510
SAT Composite 75th 1040
Average SAT Score 940

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Edward Waters College?

Edward Waters College typically requires applicants to be in the top 87 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 830 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 720. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 940 out of 1600. The school ranks #35 in Florida for highest average SAT composite score. 59 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Edward Waters College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1040 and Above Good >68%
935 to 1040 Avg + 56%-68%
830 to 935 Avg - 43%-56%
725 to 830 Reach 31%-43%
Less than 725 Low <31%
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Edward Waters College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
15-18 
Applicants Submitting ACT
41%
ACT Scores for Edward Waters College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 12
ACT Math 25th 15
ACT Composite 25th 15
ACT Scores for Edward Waters College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 17
ACT Math 75th 17
ACT Composite 75th 18
Average ACT Score 16

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Edward Waters College?

Admission data indicates that Edward Waters College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 15 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 81 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 16 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 18 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #37 in Florida for highest average ACT composite score. 41 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Edward Waters College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Edward Waters College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
18 and Above Good >72%
16 to 18 Avg + 56%-72%
15 to 16 Avg - 47%-56%
14 to 15 Reach 39%-47%
Less than 14 Low <39%
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Edward Waters College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
2.83*
Typical High School Grades
B-

What GPA do you need to get into Edward Waters College?

You can get into Edward Waters College with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Edward Waters College was 2.83 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #40 in Florida for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Edward Waters College accepts 56% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 2.83 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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Admission Statistics

Edward Waters College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,217 1,400 3,617
Accepted 1,243 766 2,009
Acceptance Rate 56% 55% 56%
Enrolled 146 185 331
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 12% 24% 16%

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 30, 2021
Days left to Apply
248

Applicants have 248 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jun 30, 2021.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Edward Waters College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Edward Waters College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Edward Waters College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=133526 IPEDS survey data for Edward Waters College.

FAQs

Does Edward Waters College prefer SAT or ACT?

59% of students submit their SAT scores to Edward Waters College. 41% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Edward Waters College?

56% of those who apply are granted admission to Edward Waters College. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Edward Waters College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 830 and 1040. 59% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Edward Waters College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 15 and 18. 41% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.