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 is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the baccalaureate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500. Edward Waters College is an African Methodist Episcopal Church-related institution of learning.