Private 4 Year

William Jewell College

Liberty, Missouri

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William Jewell College overview
Location Liberty, Missouri
Online jewell.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
William Jewell College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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William Jewell College, founded in 1849, is a private liberal arts college located in Liberty, Missouri, near Kansas City. The campus features a blend of contemporary and historic architecture, including the John Gano Memorial Chapel known for its distinctive gothic design. William Jewell offers a wide range of academic programs with a strong emphasis on leadership and service. The college operates on a principles-based curriculum with a notable Oxbridge Honors Program, which incorporates tutorial-style teaching reminiscent of Oxford and Cambridge Universities. Known for a more selective admissions process, the institution provides a rigorous educational environment that appeals to a diverse set of students. While the college does not emphasize intercollegiate athletics as a cornerstone of its reputation, it does field teams in various sports, known as the Cardinals. On-campus housing is available, contributing to the residential college experience William Jewell strives to cultivate.

In the most recent statistical year 1,676 prospective students applied, and 687 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 243 enrolled in the school.  832 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 21 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $18,360 plus fees of $1,250.












William Jewell College is rated within the top 35% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

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Admission Standards

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SAT 1030/1130
ACT 20/26
GPA 3.61

Applications Accepted

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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for William Jewell College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$800
Other Fees$1,250
Room and Board $10,130
Budget for Other Expenses$3,868
Total One Year Cost$34,408

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$48,500 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

63% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by William Jewell College students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 17%
Business 16%
Education 14%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 12%
Social Sciences 6%

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