Edward Waters College: Crime, Costs and Closures

Institution educational statistics compiled from federal government data from the National Center for Education Statistics as of 2018.

Edward Waters College
Forecasts predict the permanent closing of almost half of America's private colleges over the next decade. Will this college be one of them?
POSSIBLE RISK OF SEX OFFENDERS This college is located in the zip code with the #9 most sex offenders in the state. It is highly recommended to visit the sex offender registry.
Crime: 15 /year
Admission Rate: 60.45%
Total Cost: $24,965.00
Earn after 6 yr: $22,700.00

Institution Details

Type: Private nonprofit, 4-year or above
Number of Branches: 1
Male Students: 1,597
Female Students: 1,846
Total Students: 3,443
Age at entry: 22.3
Undergraduate students: 3,062
Four year completion rate : 31.91%
Median Household Income: $47,937.99
Poverty Rate: 15.55%
Unemployment Rate: 4.76%

Crime on Campus

College crime statistics for Edward Waters College are compiled courtesy of the Clercy Act, and the US Department of Education. This data is required to be submitted by all institutions that accept federal financial aid, so if a college does not accept federal aid, these numbers may not be accurate.

Average of 2015-16-17: 15 /year
Assaults: 5.67
Murders: 0.33
Rapes: 0.67
Burglaries: 5.67
Robberies: 2
Arson: 0
Negligent Manslaughter: 0
Fondling: 0
Motor Vehicle Theft: 0.67
Booze: 0
Drugs: 0.67
Weapons: 0.67


Total Cost for Student(Academic): $24,965.00
Tuition for InState institution: $13,525.00
Tuition for OutState institution: $13,525.00
Expenditures Per Student: $2,592.00
Revenue per student: $5,504.00
Student Earnings after Graduation
Mean earnings of students working and not enrolled years after graduation.
6 6 7 7 8 8 9 9 10 10 Years after Graduation $0 $0 $100,000 $100,000 $200,000 $200,000 Earnings
Default or Declined
Two year default rate: 11.5%
Three year default rate: 21.7%
Repay declined in 1 year: 0.0969
Repay declined in 3 year: 0.1674
Repay declined in 5 year: 0.1987
Repay declined in 7 year: 0.2895
Grant, Loan, Debt
% of UG receive Pell Grant: 24.2%
% of UG receive Federal Loan: 24.2%
Median debt of completers: $29,875.00
Average monthly payment: $317.60


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