2023 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$13,228

Net Price

80%

Admitted

7%

Enrolled

28%

Graduation Rate

22/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Edward Waters University

is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 2,871. In 2021, there were 8 psychology and social work graduates.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor

Psychology Graduates

8

Total Enrollment

2,871

Type

Private Not-for-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Edward Waters University offers General Psychology at the bachelor level.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BS
General Psychology8
Total Graduates8
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 6,254 students applied to the Edward Waters University. The university admitted 80% and 7% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Florida universities is 12,348. On average, all Florida institutions admit 67% and 32% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Edward Waters University students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 56%. Compared to all Florida four or more years colleges, the percentage is 69%.

The overall graduation rate for Edward Waters University is 28%, compared to 53% for all Florida universities, while the number of students who transferred out of the program is 8%.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Credit for life experiences, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare EWU to Florida Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Edward Waters University to the average of all Florida four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

EWU

6,254

Applicants

80%

Percent Admitted

7%

Percent Enrolled

56%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

28%

Graduation Rate

FL Colleges

12,348

Applicants

67%

Percent Admitted

32%

Percent Enrolled

69%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

53%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 48 or 38% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 79 or 62% part-time faculty members employed at Edward Waters University. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 46 or 36%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

EWU

22 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

38%

Percent Full-Time

62%

Percent Part-Time

36%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

FL Colleges

17 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

50%

Percent Full-Time

50%

Percent Part-Time

47%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Edward Waters University the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $14,878, and the average cost for books and supplies is $0.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $22,319 and the average cost for graduate fees is $0.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Edward Waters University in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Edward Waters University2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$8,010
On-Campus Living Expenses$4,276
Total Living Expenses$12,286
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$14,878
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$0
Total Undergraduate Expenses$27,164
In-State, Graduate Tuition$22,319
In-State, Graduate Fees$0
Total Graduate Expenses$22,319
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Edward Waters University is $13,228. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Compare Edward Waters University to all Florida universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

EWU

$27,164

Cost to Attend

$12,465

Average Financial Aid

100%

Percent Receiving Aid

$13,228

Net Price

FL Colleges

$37,581

Cost to Attend

$13,656

Average Financial Aid

91%

Percent Receiving Aid

$20,213

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 257 or 100%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 954 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $12,465.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid954$12,465
Pell Grants735$5,648
Federal Student Loans702$6,651
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Edward Waters University to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

EWU

954

Grant or Scholarship Aid

40%

Grants or Scholarships

735

Number of Pell Grants

31%

Pell Grants

702

Federal Student Loans

29%

Federal Student Loans

FL Colleges

6,386

Grant or Scholarship Aid

53%

Grants or Scholarships

2,974

Number of Pell Grants

25%

Pell Grants

2,772

Federal Student Loans

23%

Federal Student Loans

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