Tuition & Fees

$33,620

$33,620

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
14%
600-699
14%
500-599
44%
400-499
23%
300-399
5%
700-800
5%
600-699
18%
500-599
59%
400-499
18%
30-36
26%
24-29
36%
18-23
34%
12-17
4%
30-36
11%
24-29
52%
18-23
32%
12-17
5%
30-36
19%
24-29
43%
18-23
36%
12-17
2%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

58%

male

female

1
10

teacher

students

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Selective

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,063
Declined + 1,018
Total Received 2,081
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Private (nonprofit)

992

undergraduate students

5

graduate students

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School Facts

William Jewell College, founded in 1849, is a private, four-year coeducational institution. Its 200-acre campus is located in Liberty, MO, 20 minutes northeast of downtown Kansas City.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 997
Established in 1849
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Liberty, MO

200-acre, suburban campus in Liberty (population: 30,096), 15 miles from Kansas City. Major airport, bus, and train serve Kansas City. Public transportation serves campus.

William Jewell College
500 College Hill
Liberty, MO 64068

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
87%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
3 fraternities 40% of male students
 
4 sororities 40% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
25%
Top 1/4
55%
Top 1/2
89%
Bottom 1/2
11%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
14%
600-699
14%
500-599
44%
400-499
23%
300-399
5%
700-800
5%
600-699
18%
500-599
59%
400-499
18%
30-36
26%
24-29
36%
18-23
34%
12-17
4%
30-36
11%
24-29
52%
18-23
32%
12-17
5%
30-36
19%
24-29
43%
18-23
36%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
(waived if filed online)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 15 (priority deadline)
August 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Recommended

Selective

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,063
Declined + 1,018
Total Received 2,081

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Interview
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Cory Scheer
Dean of Admission
P: 888 253-9355
F: 816 415-5040
admission@william.jewell.edu

Cost

Tuition $32,850
Room & board $9,640
Additional fees $770
Books & supplies $800
Total $44,060
Average Financial Aid - $28,073
Total with Avg. Aid $15,987

Financial Aid

82%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$28,073

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,480,179
State $530,384
Institutional $10,685,733
Other external $439,190
Total $13,135,486

Non-need-based

Federal
State $61,349
Institutional $4,662,745
Other external $157,088
Total $4,881,182

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great Lakes Valley Conference
Mascot
Cardinals
School colors
cardinal red and black
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Communication
Economics
Education
Education/Elementary
Education/Secondary
English
French
History
Interactive Digital Media
International Relations
Mathematics
Music
Music Education
Music Theory
Music/Church Music
Music/Composition
Music/Performance
Nonprofit Leadership
Nursing
Oxbridge History
Oxbridge History of Ideas
Oxbridge Institutions/Policy
Oxbridge Literature/Theory
Oxbridge Molecular Biology
Oxbridge Music
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Relations
Recreation/Sport
Religion/Culture
Romance Languages
Spanish
Speech/Theatre Education
Studio Art
Theatre
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Undergraduate

99%

992
students

Female
58%
571

Male
42%
421

Graduate

1%

5
students

Female
100%
5

Male
0%
0

undergraduateFull-time

98%

977
students

Female
58%
563

Male
42%
414

undergraduatePart-time

2%

15
students

Female
54%
8

Male
46%
7

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
79%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

29%

Transfer applicants accepted

49%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 22
Countries most often represented Australia
Canada
China
Germany
Great Britain
Spain
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Mary Parsons
Senior Admssion Counselor for Transfer & International Students
816 415-7577
parsonsm@william.jewell.edu

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