William Jewell College

Liberty, MO

William Jewell College

Liberty, MO

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Tuition & Fees

$34,450

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
36%
500-599
49%
400-499
6%
700-800
18%
600-699
29%
500-599
47%
400-499
5%
30-36
14%
24-29
46%
18-23
39%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

53%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Selective

46%

acceptance rate

Accepted 538
Declined 629
Total Received 1,167
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Private

734

undergraduate students

5

graduate students

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Location

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 739
Established in 1849
Coeducational Coeducational

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200-acre, suburban campus in Liberty (population: 31,507), 15 miles from Kansas City. Major airport, bus, and train serve Kansas City. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: Kansas City
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Kansas City International

William Jewell College
500 College Hill
Liberty
64068

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
85%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • College Union Activities
  • Intramurals
  • Mosaic
  • Student Senate
  • Black Student Association

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Hanging of the Green/Lighting of the Quad
  • Undergraduate Research Colloquium
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
34%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
86%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
36%
500-599
49%
400-499
6%
700-800
18%
600-699
29%
500-599
47%
400-499
5%
30-36
14%
24-29
46%
18-23
39%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.6

Selective

46%

acceptance rate

Accepted 538
Declined 629
Total Received 1,167

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
class rank
recommendation(s)
talent/ability

Considered

alumni/ae relation
application essay
first generation
interview
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 10
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $33,500
Room & board $10,220
Additional fees $950
Books & supplies $800
Other fees $2,200
Total $47,670
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Racquetball, Sand volleyball, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Racquetball, Sand volleyball, Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Computational and Applied Mathematics
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mathematics, General
Molecular Biology
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Music, General
Musical Theatre
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
Philosophy
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Secondary Education and Teaching
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Speech Teacher Education
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

739

total students

63%

in-state

37%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

99%

734
students

Female
53%
387

Male
46%
337

2%

15
students

Female
100%
15

Male
0%
0

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

714
students

Female
54%
383

Male
46%
331

2%

10
students

Female
40%
4

Male
60%
6

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 80%
Student 4 year graduation rate 55%
Student 5 year graduation rate 7%
Student 6 year graduation rate 0%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
77%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

48

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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