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Edward Waters College Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

60.5%
Admission Difficulty for Edward Waters College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into Edward Waters College? The school has a 60% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,767 out of 2,923 applicants were admitted making Edward Waters College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 82 percent. Only 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
870-1050
Applicants Submitting SAT
50%
SAT Scores for Edward Waters College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 440
SAT Math 25th 430
SAT Composite 25th 870
SAT Scores for Edward Waters College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 530
SAT Math 75th 520
SAT Composite 75th 1050
Estimated Average SAT 960
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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 82 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 870 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 780. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 960 out of 1600. 50 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Edward Waters College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1050 and Above Good >72%
960 to 1050 Avg + 60%-72%
870 to 960 Avg - 47%-60%
780 to 870 Reach 34%-47%
Less than 780 Low <34%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
15-18 
Applicants Submitting ACT
50%
ACT Scores for Edward Waters College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 13
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
Estimated Average ACT 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. 50 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Edward Waters College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Edward Waters College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
18 and Above Good >75%
16 to 18 Avg + 60%-75%
15 to 16 Avg - 51%-60%
14 to 15 Reach 43%-51%
Less than 14 Low <43%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Edward Waters College has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

Edward Waters College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,655 1,268 2,923
Accepted 1,028 739 1,767
Acceptance Rate 62% 58% 60%
Enrolled 136 158 294
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 13% 21% 17%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Edward Waters College and what considerations affect 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.