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William Jewell College

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Liberty, MO

This school is more affordable than other private schools

Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$18,360

Avg tuition

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About William Jewell College

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

William Jewell College is a small private college located on a suburban campus in Liberty, Missouri. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 779, and admissions are very selective, with an acceptance rate of 47%. The college offers 42 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 65%, and a student-faculty ratio of 10:1. Tuition and fees for students are $18,360.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a competitive acceptance rate.

This school is a little more selective about its students. Competitive acceptance schools welcome 15-50% of all applicants.

47% of students were accepted during the 2021-2022 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

74% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2020 and returned in Fall 2021.

Graduation Rate Insight

65% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2015. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school transcript Required

High school rank Recommended

Letter of recommendation Recommended

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Required

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Implied no

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 21-27

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1090-1270

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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805

Students enrolled

39%

Online student enrollment

10:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

On-campus Check Bold

Demographics

White

72%

Hispanic

9%

Black

8%

Two or more races

5%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

Unknown

2%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

51%

Socio-economic diversity

32% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $18,360 $18,360
Graduate $4,800 $4,800

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2021–2022 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $800
On-campus room and board $9,860
On-campus other expenses $3,868
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $12,843
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $4,600
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $4,600

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $32,888 $32,888
Off-campus without family $36,603 $36,603
Off-campus with family $23,760 $23,760

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

32%

State Grant Aid

31%

Institution Grant Aid

99%

Pell Grant

32%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $8,751
State Grant Aid $1,951
Institution Grant Aid $24,958
Pell Grant Aid $5,142

Financial Outlook

$24k

Average student debt after graduation

$44k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

Varsity Athletic Teams

NCAA Division II with football

of the overall student body is a member of an athletic team.

Participation

Men Women
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Other Sports
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
  • All Track Combined

Degrees Awarded by Program

Degrees given for the 2021-2022 academic year.

1

Biological And Biomedical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

2

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

3

Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs

BA

MA

DOC

4

Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

5

Education

BA

MA

DOC

6

Engineering

BA

MA

DOC

7

English Language And Literature/Letters

BA

MA

DOC

8

Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics

BA

MA

DOC

9

Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

10

Health Professions And Related Programs

BA

MA

DOC

11

History

BA

MA

DOC

12

History

BA

MA

DOC

13

Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities

BA

MA

DOC

14

Mathematics And Statistics

BA

MA

DOC

15

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

BA

MA

DOC

16

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies

BA

MA

DOC

17

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, Fitness, And Kinesiology

BA

MA

DOC

18

Philosophy And Religious Studies

BA

MA

DOC

19

Physical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

20

Psychology

BA

MA

DOC

21

Social Sciences

BA

MA

DOC