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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

Admitted 
57%
Admission Difficulty for Edward Waters College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Extremely Easy 
Applicant Competition Average 
How hard is it to get into Edward Waters College and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Edward Waters College is 57%.  It ranks #18 in Florida for lowest rate of acceptance. Edward Waters College is a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 3,059 out of 5,364 applicants were admitted.

The school has extremely easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 88 percent (SAT 820/990 ACT 14/18). Edward Waters College typically accepts and attracts "C+" average high school students with an average GPA around 2.64. 9% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Edward Waters College application fee is $25 and applications are due by Jun 30.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Edward Waters College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

Edward Waters College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
820-990
Applicants Submitting SAT 
59%
SAT Scores for Edward Waters College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 430
SAT Math 25th 390
SAT Composite 25th 820
SAT Scores for Edward Waters College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 510
SAT Math 75th 480
SAT Composite 75th 990
Average SAT Score 910

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 prefers applicants to be in the top 88 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 820 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 730. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 910 out of 1600. Edward Waters College ranks #32 in Florida for highest average SAT composite score. 59 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Edward Waters College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
990 and Above Good >72%
905 to 990 Avg + 57%-72%
820 to 905 Avg - 41%-57%
735 to 820 Reach 27%-41%
Less than 735 Low <27%
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Edward Waters College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
14-18 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
41%
ACT Scores for Edward Waters College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 11
ACT Math 25th 14
ACT Composite 25th 14
ACT Scores for Edward Waters College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 17
ACT Math 75th 16
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 14 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 87 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 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 #33 in Florida for highest average ACT composite score. 41 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Edward Waters College.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 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 + 57%-72%
14 to 16 Avg - 41%-57%
12 to 14 Reach 27%-41%
Less than 12 Low <27%
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Edward Waters College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
2.64
Typical High School Grades 
C+

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

You can get into Edward Waters College with below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Edward Waters College was 2.64 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily C+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #46 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 57% of students who apply.

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GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Applying

Admission Statistics

Edward Waters College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,341 2,023 5,364
Accepted 1,953 1,106 3,059
Acceptance Rate 58% 55% 57%
Enrolled 130 142 272
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 7% 13% 9%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 30, 2023
Days left to Apply
151

Applicants have 151 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jun 30, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Edward Waters College is $25.

Application Requirements

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

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

57% 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 820 and 990. 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 14 and 18. 41% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.