Duval County

Edward Waters University touts increased enrollment

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Leadership at Edward Waters University in Jacksonville says its enrollment has increased for the third consecutive year with nearly 1,200 students.  According to information released by the university, this is the highest enrollment the institution has seen in nearly 20 years.


In a press release, EWU President A. Zachary Faison said, “The extraordinarily positive enrollment results being experienced at EWU can be directly attributed to the commitment, relentless efforts, and focused collaborative work of the dedicated members of our cross-institutional Strategic Enrollment and Retention Team.”

The university also noted that of the 509 new students enrolled for the Fall, nearly 30 of them are enrolled in its online Masters of Business Administration degree program.

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EWU is Jacksonville’s only historically Black college and the oldest HBCU in Florida.

You can read the university’s full statement here.

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