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
7%
600-699
14%
500-599
50%
400-499
29%
600-699
36%
500-599
50%
400-499
14%
30-36
22%
24-29
43%
18-23
30%
12-17
5%
30-36
8%
24-29
51%
18-23
35%
12-17
6%
30-36
16%
24-29
52%
18-23
30%
12-17
2%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Selective

47%

acceptance rate

Accepted 783
Declined + 861
Total Received 1,644
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Private (nonprofit)

928

undergraduate students

5

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Nursing
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 6941
ACT 2394

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 933
Established in 1849
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)

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Liberty, MO

200-acre, suburban campus in Liberty (population: 30,614), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
85%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
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 38% of male students
 
4 sororities 44% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
26%
Top 1/4
57%
Top 1/2
88%
Bottom 1/2
12%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
14%
500-599
50%
400-499
29%
600-699
36%
500-599
50%
400-499
14%
30-36
22%
24-29
43%
18-23
30%
12-17
5%
30-36
8%
24-29
51%
18-23
35%
12-17
6%
30-36
16%
24-29
52%
18-23
30%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline October 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

47%

acceptance rate

Accepted 783
Declined + 861
Total Received 1,644

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

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

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Interview
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Brian Haines
Director of Admission Services
P: 888 253-9355
F: 816 415-5040
admission@william.jewell.edu

Financial Aid

72%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$30,556

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $32,850
Room & board $9,640
Additional fees $770
Books & supplies $800
Total $44,060
Average Financial Aid - $30,556
Total with Avg. Aid $13,504

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,419,034
State $426,500
Institutional $10,148,317
Other external $389,935
Total $12,383,786

Non-need-based

Federal
State $81,000
Institutional $4,282,524
Other external $199,973
Total $4,563,497
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Daniel Holt
Director of Finanical Aid and Scholarship Services
holtd@william.jewell.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Non-Tackle Football, Soccer, Softball, Table Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball (indoor/sand)

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Athletic Directors

Tom Eisenhauer (men's)
Interim Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Communication
Data Science
Digital Media Communication
Economics
Education
Education/Elementary
Education/Secondary
English
History
International Relations
Mathematics
Music
Music Education
Music Theory
Music/Composition
Music/Performance
Musical Theatre
Non Profit 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
Religion/Culture
Spanish
Theatre
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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

933

total students

58%

in-state

42%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

99%

928
students

Female
59%
543

Male
41%
385

1%

5
students

Female
100%
5

Male
0%
0

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

909
students

Female
59%
532

Male
41%
377

3%

19
students

Female
58%
11

Male
42%
8

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
5%
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
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

26%

Transfer applicants accepted

67%

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

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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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

Daniel Ramirez
Assistant Director of International Admission and Transfer Recruitment
816 415-7507
ramirezd@william.jewell.edu

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