William Jewell College

500 College Hill, Liberty, United States
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Overview of William Jewell College

About this school

William Jewell, founded in 1849, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 149-acre campus is located in Liberty, 15 miles from downtown Kansas City.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:928
    • Men:385 (41.5%)
    • Women:543 (58.5%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to William Jewell College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
2
3
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
2

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Recommended
August 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Writing component recommended
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for advising ACT: Used for advising

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
500 College Hill
City, State, Zip
Liberty, MO  64068-1843
Phone
(816) 415-7511
Fax
(816) 415-5027
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
November 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
48% of 1,644 applicants were admitted
Women
47% of 1,004 applicants were admitted
Men
48% of 640 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
198 (25%) of 783 admitted students enrolled
Women
112 (24%) of 475 admitted students enrolled
Men
86 (28%) of 308 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.73
375 And Above
54%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
12%
3.00 - 3.24
13%
2.50 - 2.99
2%
2.00 - 2.49
-

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
572 average
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
36%
• Score 500 - 600
50%
• Score 400 - 500
14%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
548 average
• Score 700 - 800
7%
• Score 600 - 700
14%
• Score 500 - 600
50%
• Score 400 - 500
29%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
25 average |23-28 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
16%
• Score 24 - 29
52%
• Score 18 - 23
30%
• Score 12 - 17
2%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $34,400 (70.2069472223356%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,930 (20.26613331156374%)
  • Other Expences: - $800 (1.632719702845014%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,868 (7.894199763255643%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


William Jewell College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning November 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002524
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
169 (85.4%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
141 (83.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
141 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
84 (59.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
74%
Average Award
$31,927
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 141 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $26,878
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 136 (96.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,148
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 135 (95.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
27 (13.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,954

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
719 (79.1%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
620 (86.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
618 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
167 (27.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$30,556
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 582 (94.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $24,739
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 447 (72.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,876
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 532 (86.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
138 (15.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,039

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
70%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$33,326
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
18.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
10.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Dance, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Siblings of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,349

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


82

Part-Time Faculty


47

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


54%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 31% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 41% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 23% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 4% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 0% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 57% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 41% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
551,137

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
25
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


William Jewell College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


77.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


54.1%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


58.5%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


59.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (46)


  • Accounting
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Communication, General
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Molecular Biology
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Teacher Education
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Education

Online Degrees


Engineering, forestry, occupational therapy with Washington University in St. Louis

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science in Education

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Education--General

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    30,096

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    200 acres

    Environment


    Suburban environment

    Campus Size


    Kansas City

    Weather


    Temperature
    16.7 average low in January, 83.3 average high in September
    Rain
    105 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Airport
    15 mile(s) from campus in Kansas City
    Nearest Bus Station
    15 mile(s) from campus in Kansas City
    Nearest Train Station
    15 mile(s) from campus in Kansas City

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

    Students of College Housing


    85% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Students required to live on campus through senior year

    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    15%

    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Not offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    NCAA Division II
    Mascot
    Cardinal
    School Colors
    Cardinal red and black

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cheerleading
    Cross-Country Running
    Football
    Golf
    Soccer
    Softball
    Swimming And Diving
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cheerleading
    Cross-Country Running
    Football
    Golf
    Soccer
    Softball
    Swimming And Diving
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    basketball, racquetball, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    William Jewell College offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, college union activities, intramurals, mosaic, student senate, black student association

    Sororities


    40% of women participate

    Fraternities


    40% of men participate

    ROTC


    Army ROTC is offered off campus

    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    909

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    928
    Women
    543
    Men
    385

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 1.2% Asian
    • 4.8% Black/African-American
    • 4.4% Hispanic/Latino
    • 4.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 82.5% White
    • 2.0% Unknown

    International Students


    4.2% from 19 countries

    Average Age


    21

    Number of Graduate Students


    5

    Student Resources

    Study resources