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Edward Waters College Admission Chances


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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Edward Waters College? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 1,801 out of 3,353 applicants or 54% were admitted making Edward Waters College a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores. Only 14% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 1,981 1,372 3,353
Accepted 1,098 703 1,801
Acceptance Rate 55% 51% 54%
Enrolled 116 143 259
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 11% 20% 14%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Edward Waters College and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that Edward Waters College regularly accepts students with ACTs of 14 and above. 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. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 78 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Edward Waters College.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 780 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 690. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 870 out of 1600. 22 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.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 780 960
SAT Reading 390 480
SAT Math 370 500
ACT Composite 14 18
ACT English 12 17
ACT Math 12 17

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
18 and Above Good >67%
16 to 18 Avg + 54%-67%
14 to 16 Avg - 41%-54%
12 to 14 Reach 29%-41%
Less than 12 Low <29%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
960 and Above Good >67%
870 to 960 Avg + 54%-67%
780 to 870 Avg - 41%-54%
690 to 780 Reach 29%-41%
Less than 690 Low <29%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Edward Waters College has not reported high school GPA data for its freshman class at this time.

Admission Requirements

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

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

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

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.



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