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William Jewell College Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

51.1%
Admission Difficulty for William Jewell College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into William Jewell College? The school has a 51% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,063 out of 2,081 applicants were admitted making William Jewell College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 43 percent. William Jewell College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1060-1340
Applicants Submitting SAT
8%
SAT Scores for William Jewell College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 530
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1060
SAT Scores for William Jewell College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 700
SAT Math 75th 640
SAT Composite 75th 1340
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to William Jewell College?

William Jewell College typically requires applicants to be in the top 49 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1060 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 920. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1200 out of 1600. 8 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

William Jewell College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1340 and Above Good >64%
1200 to 1340 Avg + 51%-64%
1060 to 1200 Avg - 38%-51%
920 to 1060 Reach 26%-38%
Less than 920 Low <26%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
22-28 
Applicants Submitting ACT
93%
ACT Scores for William Jewell College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 22
ACT Math 25th 22
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for William Jewell College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 30
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 28
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into William Jewell College?

Admission data indicates that William Jewell College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 93 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to William Jewell College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

William Jewell College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >64%
25 to 28 Avg + 51%-64%
22 to 25 Avg - 38%-51%
19 to 22 Reach 26%-38%
Less than 19 Low <26%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.68
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into William Jewell College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at William Jewell College was 3.68 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as William Jewell College accepts 51% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted William Jewell College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 48% Good
3.50 to 3.75 27% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 12% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 8% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 5% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

Admission Statistics

William Jewell College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,272 809 2,081
Accepted 630 433 1,063
Acceptance Rate 50% 54% 51%
Enrolled 139 102 241
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 22% 24% 23%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 15, 2019
Days left to Apply
243

Applicants have 243 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2019.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to William Jewell College before the Aug 15 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Mar 9 Mar 22
May 4 May 17
Jun 1 Jul 10
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Feb 9 Feb 20
Apr 13 Apr 23
Jun 8 Jun 18
Jul 13 Jul 23

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to William Jewell College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

William Jewell College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at William Jewell College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=179955 IPEDS survey data for William Jewell College.