William Jewell College Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#4649 of 14,131 In the World
#1303 of 2,597 In North America
#1228 of 2,496 In the United States
#27 of 67 In Missouri

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
36%
Average SAT
1150
Average ACT
24
Avg. cost to attend
$23,039 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
738
Graduates
13
Male:Female Ratio
48:52
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
jewell.edu

William Jewell College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 36% 38% 35%
Applicants 1,585 691 894
Admissions 577 264 313
Freshmen enrolled full time 195 94 101

373 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
19 or 10%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1040
or below

75% of them
had 1260
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in William Jewell College are 1040-1260 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
169 or 87%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 27
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in William Jewell College are 20-27 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 538 (72%)
Hispanic 63 (8%)
Black or African American 59 (8%)
Two or more races 43 (6%)
Nonresident Alien 21 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 13 (2%)
Asian 10 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 3 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$23,039/year
Average aid awarded
$26,118
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $17,696
$30-48K $17,820
$48-75K $21,625
$75-110K $23,992
$110K+ $25,933

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $33,500$4,800
Tuition in-state $33,500$4,800
Tuition out-of-state $33,500$4,800
Fee in-district $950
Fee in-state $950
Fee out-of-state $950

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,045
Combined charge for room and board $10,220
Room charge $5,640
Meal charge $4,580

William Jewell College Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 79
Business Administration and Management, General 29
Psychology, General 17
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 10
Accounting 9
Biochemistry 9
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 7
Civil Engineering, General 6
English Language and Literature, General 6
History, General 6
Political Science and Government, General 6
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 6
Curriculum and Instruction 5
International Relations and Affairs 5
Elementary Education and Teaching 4
Music, General 4
Non-Profit & Public & Organizational Management 4
Economics, General 3
Molecular Biology 3
Music Performance, General 2
Philosophy 2
Chemistry, General 1
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 1
Mathematics, General 1
Music Teacher Education 1
Music Theory and Composition 1
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other 1
Physics, General 1
Spanish Language and Literature 1
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 1
Grand Total 227 5
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 67% 64% 69%
  • Full-time retention rate - 77%

Publications & Citations

Publications
191
Citations
3,225

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
64 / 408
Medicine
36 / 972
Psychology
29 / 1,138
Physics
26 / 563
Engineering
24 / 182
Biology
21 / 347
Sociology
17 / 40
Social Psychology
15 / 1,058
Chemistry
14 / 159
Nursing
14 / 556
Environmental Science
13 / 108
Materials Science
12 / 151
Art & Design
11 / 24
Computer Science
11 / 31
Political Science
11 / 3
Health Science
10 / 295
Economics
10 / 4
Demography
9 / 100
Ecology
8 / 84
Healthcare Management (MHA)
8 / 362
Political Economy
7 / 3
Communications and Public Relations
6 / 80
Business
6 / 153
Education Majors
6 / 30
Structural Engineering
6 / 10
Atomic and Molecular physics
5 / 12
Mathematics
5 / 3
History
5 / 0
Philosophy
5 / 7
Gender Studies
4 / 1
Evolutionary Biology
4 / 44
Optical Engineering
4 / 120
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
4 / 5
Literature
4 / 2
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
4 / 31
Molecular Biology
4 / 65
Gerontology
3 / 7
Creative Writing
3 / 2
Aesthetics
3 / 2
Quantum and Particle physics
3 / 275

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 7
1992 1 7
1993 0 6
1994 1 5
1995 2 7
1996 1 7
1997 4 10
1998 5 21
1999 1 23
2000 3 29
2001 5 39
2002 5 62
2003 3 68
2004 7 61
2005 5 80
2006 6 116
2007 5 105
2008 12 158
2009 14 178
2010 4 168
2011 6 202
2012 3 208
2013 7 226
2014 10 241
2015 7 226
2016 9 201
2017 18 212
2018 8 191
2019 18 209
2020 9 252
2021 10 241

William Jewell College alumni

  1. Dallas Willard

    Dallas Willard
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1935-2013 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    philosophernon-fiction writertranslatorreligious writer
    Biography

    Dallas Albert Willard was an American philosopher also known for his writings on Christian spiritual formation. Much of his work in philosophy was related to phenomenology, particularly the work of Edmund Husserl, many of whose writings he translated into English for the first time.

  2. Don Page

    Don Page
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    physicist
    Biography

    Don Nelson Page,, is an American-born Canadian theoretical physicist at the University of Alberta, Canada.

  3. Terry Teachout

    Terry Teachout
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1956-2022 (aged 66)
    Occupations
    journalistbloggertheatre criticbiographerplaywright
    Biography

    Terrance Alan Teachout was an American author, critic, biographer, playwright, stage director, and librettist.

  4. Robin Carnahan

    Robin Carnahan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    lawyerjuristpolitician
    Biography

    Robin Colleen Carnahan is an American businesswoman and lawyer and former Missouri Secretary of State, currently serving as the Administrator of General Services in the Biden administration. She is the daughter of Missouri politicians Mel and Jean Carnahan. In 2010, she was the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate to replace retiring Republican Senator Kit Bond. She was then a senior advisor at the global strategy firm Albright Stonebridge Group. In 2013, Carnahan was named a fellow at the University of Chicago Institute of Politics. In February 2016, she joined the General Services Administration as the director of the state and local practice at 18F, a role she held until January 2020. She then became a fellow at the Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation at Georgetown University.

General info

Founded 1849
Motto Deo Fisus Labora
Trust in God, Work
Colors red, black
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 220
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address 500 College Hill
Liberty, Missouri, 64068-1896
United States
City population 30,000
Phone 8164155979
Fax +1 (816) 415 5027

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