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William Jewell College Admission Requirements

Liberty, Missouri

Chances of getting into William Jewell College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
46%
Admission Difficulty for William Jewell College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionAverage

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. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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William Jewell College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1030-1270
Applicants Submitting SAT
8%
SAT Scores for William Jewell College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1030
SAT Scores for William Jewell College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 630
SAT Math 75th 640
SAT Composite 75th 1270
Average SAT Score 1150

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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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

William Jewell College admission chances by SAT score
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%
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William Jewell College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
22-29 
Applicants Submitting ACT
95%
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 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

William Jewell College admission chances by ACT score
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%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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. 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.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted William Jewell College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
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

High School Class Rank

58% of William Jewell College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted William Jewell College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 23%
Top 25% of class 58%
Top 50% of class 90%
Bottom 50% of class 10%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

Admission Statistics

William Jewell College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 701 615 1,316
Accepted 311 294 605
Acceptance Rate 44% 48% 46%
Enrolled 79 88 167
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 25% 30% 28%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 15, 2020
Days left to Apply
33

Applicants have 33 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2020.

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.

ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jul 18 Jul 28

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.

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.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 22 and 29. 95% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.

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