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William Jewell College
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  • 4 Year
  • LIBERTY, MO

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

William Jewell will hold on-ground, in-person classes and activities in fall 2021. Jewell was uniquely poised to ensure the health and safety of the campus community in 2020-21, collaborating with a joint task force of biosafety and medical experts. Our Operation Resurgent Campus plan will help students have a full in-person experience we value as a residential learning community. Learn More

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Jewell is an above-average private college located in Liberty, Missouri in the Kansas City Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 724 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Jewell acceptance rate is 46%. Popular majors include Nursing, Business, and Psychology. Graduating 63% of students, Jewell alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $39,100.

About

500 COLLEGE HILL
LIBERTY, MO 64068
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Great Lakes Valley Conference

William Jewell College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Jewell Admissions

Acceptance Rate
46%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1080-1300
ACT Range
22-27
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$23,437 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$25,506 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 20 responses
63%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 27 responses
52%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 27 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    6%
  • On Campus
    94%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
724 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
10
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
25%
Varsity Athletes
49%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 13 responses
  • Over-achieving
    46%
  • Committed
    31%
  • Apathetic
    8%
  • Cliquey
    8%
  • Stressed
    8%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
99%
Poll
50%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 24 responses
Poll
58%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 26 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 11 responses
  • Over-acheiving
    36%
  • Progressive
    18%
  • Amazing
    9%
  • Charismatic
    9%
  • Home away from home
    9%
  • Pretentious
    9%
  • Underrated
    9%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
63%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 12 responses

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