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  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    A
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    C+
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    B
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 977 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Jewell acceptance rate is 51%. Popular majors include Nursing, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Business. Graduating 63% of students, Jewell alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $36,600.
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Great Lakes Valley Conference
Address
500 College Hill
Liberty, MO 64068
Website

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.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
51%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
980-1285
ACT Range
22-28
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$22,782/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $19,781/ year
  • $30-48k
    $17,430/ year
  • $49-75k
    $22,126/ year
  • $76-110k
    $23,238/ year
  • $110k+
    $24,739/ year
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Academics

Professors
B-
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.24 responses
50%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.24 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
977Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
22%
Varsity Athletes
41%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 10 responses
Report
  • Over-achieving
    50%
  • Committed
    40%
  • Apathetic
    10%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
48%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.21 responses
Poll
61%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.23 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 8 responses
Report
  • Over-acheiving
    38%
  • Progressive
    25%
  • Amazing
    13%
  • Charismatic
    13%
  • Pretentious
    13%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,200/ 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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William Jewell College Reviews

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William Jewell College is my home. It is a community of students who want to critically think together to achieve scholarship and higher learning. I am a varsity athlete, involved in Greek life, the Pryor Leadership Program and other organizations on campus. This place has changed me for the better and taught me that college is more than parties and fraternities, but actually getting to know individuals around you to grow with. I already have internships lined up thanks to my excellent accounting professors. Love this place, please give it a shot after your first year.
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I enjoy the small community of William Jewell; it allows me to get to know all the students around me, and I’m able to have connections with the professors. The class sizes are small (biggest class I’ve had was about 25 students), and the core curriculum teaches you to think. I would like to see William Jewell improve housing, as some of the buildings are old and have problems. This wouldn’t be too much of an issue, except for students being required to live on campus all four years. I would be in favor of requiring first year students living on campus, but allowing other students to choose their residence.
William Jewell College is a fantastic school. The academics are very challenging, even for a former high school valedictorian like me, but they are very rewarding. Jewell doesn't just offer a degree, it offers an education. The student life is also very involved in campus activities and organizations, so many opportunities are present to make friends and get to know more people on campus. The campus is small, but it feels bigger with the amount of people you are able to meet when you become involved. Overall, I am having a fantastic college experience here, and I am glad I chose to come to William Jewell College.