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William Woods University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Fulton, MO

$25,750

Avg tuition

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About William Woods University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)  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.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

William Woods University is a small private university located on a rural campus in Fulton, Missouri. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 781, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 68%. The university offers 42 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 55%, and a student-faculty ratio of 10:1. Tuition and fees for students are $25,750.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

68% 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

69% 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

55% 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 Recommended

High school transcript Required

High school rank Not required or recommended

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Not required or recommended

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Yes

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 Currently Unavailable

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

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

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2k

Students enrolled

56%

Online student enrollment

10:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

79%

Unknown

7%

Black

4%

Hispanic

4%

Two or more races

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

65%

Socio-economic diversity

35% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

18

Total Online Enrollment

972

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

67% On-campus

33% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate Check Bold 67% online

Bachelor's Check Bold 17% online

Graduate Certificate X Bold Not offered

Master's Check Bold 100% online

Doctorate Check Bold 100% online

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $25,750 $25,750
Graduate $7,200 $7,200

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 $1,300
On-campus room and board $10,190
On-campus other expenses $6,782
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $7,792
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $6,782
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $6,782

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $44,022 $44,022
Off-campus without family $41,624 $41,624
Off-campus with family $33,832 $33,832

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

35%

State Grant Aid

28%

Institution Grant Aid

99%

Pell Grant

35%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,237
State Grant Aid $1,973
Institution Grant Aid $16,445
Pell Grant Aid $4,703

Financial Outlook

$22k

Average student debt after graduation

$33k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

Varsity Athletic Teams

NAIA Division I

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

Participation

Men Women
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • All Track Combined

Degrees Awarded by Program

Degrees given for the 2021-2022 academic year.

1

Agricultural/Animal/Plant/Veterinary Science And Related Fields

BA

MA

DOC

2

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

3

Biological And Biomedical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

4

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

5

Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs

BA

MA

DOC

6

Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

7

Education

BA

MA

DOC

8

English Language And Literature/Letters

BA

MA

DOC

9

Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics

BA

MA

DOC

10

Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

11

Health Professions And Related Programs

BA

MA

DOC

12

History

BA

MA

DOC

13

History

BA

MA

DOC

14

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services

BA

MA

DOC

15

Legal Professions And Studies

BA

MA

DOC

16

Mathematics And Statistics

BA

MA

DOC

17

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

BA

MA

DOC

18

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies

BA

MA

DOC

19

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, Fitness, And Kinesiology

BA

MA

DOC

20

Physical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC