Student Profile and Achievement

Bernice Parker-Bell
Director of Research and Assessment
Phone: (904) 470-8261
Fax: (904) 470-8261
E-mail: bparkerbell@ewc.edu

 

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 Degrees 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