Tuition & Fees

$24,110

$24,110

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
50%
500-599
20%
400-499
30%
600-699
20%
500-599
50%
400-499
30%
30-36
14%
24-29
29%
18-23
43%
12-17
12%
6-11
2%
30-36
2%
24-29
40%
18-23
38%
12-17
20%
30-36
8%
24-29
35%
18-23
46%
12-17
11%
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undergraduateRatios

27%

male

73%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 668
Declined + 224
Total Received 892
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Private (nonprofit)

958

undergraduate students

1,323

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Equestrian Science
  3. Interpreting
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Codes

SAT 6944
ACT 2396

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Location

School Facts

William Woods University, founded in 1870, is a church-affiliated university. Its 170-acre campus is located in Fulton, 25 miles east of Columbia and 100 miles west of St. Louis.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,281
Established in 1870
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Disciples of Christ
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission

Fulton, MO

170-acre campus in Fulton (population: 13,103), 25 miles from both Columbia and Jefferson City and 100 miles from St. Louis; branch campuses in Columbia and Jefferson City. Major airport serves St. Louis; smaller airport and bus serve Columbia; train serves Jefferson City.

William Woods University
One University Avenue
Fulton, MO 65251

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
63%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
88%
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 43% of male students
 
4 sororities 45% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
37%
Top 1/2
82%
Bottom 1/2
18%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
50%
500-599
20%
400-499
30%
600-699
20%
500-599
50%
400-499
30%
30-36
14%
24-29
29%
18-23
43%
12-17
12%
6-11
2%
30-36
2%
24-29
40%
18-23
38%
12-17
20%
30-36
8%
24-29
35%
18-23
46%
12-17
11%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 668
Declined + 224
Total Received 892

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Essay
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Kathy Groves
Vice President of Enrollment and Marketing
P: 573 592-4221
F: 573 592-1146
admissions@williamwoods.edu

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 573 592-1793

Financial Aid Officer

Deana Ready
Director of Student Financial Services
deana.ready@williamwoods.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
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Athletic Directors

Jason Vittone (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, American Midwest Conference
Mascot
Owls
School colors
green, burgandy, and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Administration
American Sign Language Studies
Art
Athletic Training
Athletics/Activities Administration
Biology
Business Administration
Communication
Computer Information Systems
Curriculum/Instruction
Education
Educational Leadership
Educational Studies
Elementary Education
English
Entrepreneurial Leadership
Equestrian Education
Equestrian Science
Equine Administration
Equine General Studies
Exercise Science
Graphic Design
History
Human Services Administration
Interdisciplinary Studies
Interpretation Studies in ASL/English
Liberal Studies
Management Information Systems
Mathematics
Middle School Education
Physics
Political/Legal Studies
Psychology
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sport Management
Studio Art
Teaching/Technology
Theatre
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Equestrian Science
  3. Interpreting

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,281

total students

61%

in-state

39%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

42%

958
students

Female
73%
698

Male
27%
260

58%

1,323
students

Female
59%
785

Male
41%
538

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

83%

796
students

Female
72%
571

Male
28%
225

17%

162
students

Female
79%
127

Male
21%
35

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
78%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

61%

Transfer applicants accepted

53%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 19
Countries most often represented Argentina
Brazil
Canada
The Netherlands
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Tara Emerson
Registrar
573 592-4251
tara.emerson@williamwoods.edu

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