William Jewell College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into William Jewell College
How hard is it to get into William Jewell College and can I get accepted? The school has a 46% acceptance rate ranking it #8 in Missouri for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 605 out of 1,316 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 difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 46 percent. William Jewell College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 28% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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William Jewell College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT8%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||520|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1030|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||630|
|SAT Math 75th||640|
|SAT Composite 75th||1270|
|Average SAT Score||1150|
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 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 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 910. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1150 out of 1600. The school ranks #12 in Missouri for highest average SAT composite score. 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1270 and Above||Good||>59%|
|1150 to 1270||Avg +||46%-59%|
|1030 to 1150||Avg -||33%-46%|
|910 to 1030||Reach||23%-33%|
|Less than 910||Low||<23%|
William Jewell College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT95%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||22|
|ACT Math 25th||22|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||29|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|ACT Composite 75th||29|
|Average ACT Score||25|
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 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #8 in Missouri for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 95 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to William Jewell College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|29 and Above||Good||>61%|
|25 to 29||Avg +||46%-61%|
|22 to 25||Avg -||35%-46%|
|19 to 22||Reach||26%-35%|
|Less than 19||Low||<26%|
Avg. High School GPA3.68
Typical High School GradesB+
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. The school ranks #6 in Missouri for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to William Jewell College will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||25%||30%||28%|
What are the requirements for admission to William Jewell College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
8% of students submit their SAT scores to William Jewell College. 95% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
46% of those who apply are granted admission to William Jewell College. Admission competition is low and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1030 and 1270. 8% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.