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

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
630
25th
540
75th
630
25th
500
75th
28
25th
21
75th
27
25th
19
75th
27
25th
20
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

36%

acceptance rate

Accepted 577
Declined 1,008
Total Received 1,585
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Private

807

undergraduate students

12

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 819
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.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

William Jewell College
500 College Hill
Liberty, MO
64068

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
85%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
34%
Top 1/4
61%
Top 1/2
86%
Bottom 1/2
14%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
630
25th
540
75th
630
25th
500
75th
28
25th
21
75th
27
25th
19
75th
27
25th
20

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) October 15
Application deadline (final deadline) August 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Recommended

Very Selective

36%

acceptance rate

Accepted 577
Declined 1,008
Total Received 1,585

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Recommended

Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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

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

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Financial Aid

95%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$26,442

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $33,500
Room $5,640
Board $4,580
Additional fees $950
Books & supplies $800
Total $45,470
Average Financial Aid - $26,442
Total with Avg. Aid $19,028

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,291,400
State $378,920
Institutional $7,765,198
Other external $348,675
Total $9,784,193

Non-need-based

Federal
State $60,000
Institutional $3,012,274
Other external $31,945
Total $3,104,219

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Financial Aid Office


P: 816 415-5975
F: 816 415-5006
finaid@william.jewell.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, non-tackle football, soccer, softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand)

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great Lakes Valley Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Acting. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Biomedical Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Business/Managerial Economics. yes
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Design and Visual Communications, General. yes
Drama and Dance Teacher Education. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Ecology. yes
Economics, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
History, General. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Mathematics and Statistics, Other. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Molecular Biology. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music Theory and Composition. yes
Music, General. yes
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Organizational Communication, General. yes
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies. yes
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Religious/Sacred Music. yes
Rhetoric and Composition. yes
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Speech Teacher Education. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other. yes
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels. yes
Visual and Performing Arts, General. yes
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Nursing
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

819

total students

60%

in-state

40%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

99%

807
students

Female
55%
446

Male
45%
361

1%

12
students

Female
67%
8

Male
33%
4

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

763
students

Female
55%
419

Male
45%
344

5%

44
students

Female
61%
27

Male
39%
17

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
76%
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

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

20%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 10
Countries most often represented Australia
Brazil
Mexico
New Zealand
Nigeria
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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