William Jewell College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

500 College Hill

Liberty, MO 64068

(816) 415-7511

(888) 253-9355

Fax: (816) 415-5040

Contact: Bridget Gramling

Dean of Admission
Main Address

500 College Hill

Liberty, MO 64068

(816) 781-7700


Total undergrads: 1,210

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 265

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,210


Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 63%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 78%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music Theory/Composition B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Bioethics B
Biology B
Molecular Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
International Business B
Nonprofit Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Organizational Communication B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Sciences/Systems B


Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Drama/Dance Teacher Education B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Foreign Language Teacher Education B
French Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Physics Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Speech Teacher Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science B
Nursing (RN) B


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance C


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Self-designed B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Oxbridge history of ideas B
Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

International Relations B
Political Science/Government B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Religious/Sacred Music B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

William Jewell College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (816) 415-5979
Website: www.jewell.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.jewell.edu/apply
Address: 500 College Hill, Liberty, MO 64068-1896
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 739
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 59%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 698 (94% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $34,450
Out-of-state Tuition: $34,450
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $25,506

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

William Jewell College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at William Jewell College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 6
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 6
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 71
English Language and Literature/Letters 2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2
Health Professions and Related Programs 2
History 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 3
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 1
Science Technologies/Technicians 1
Social Sciences 3
Theology and Religious Vocations 1
Visual and Performing Arts 8
Grand total 531

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at William Jewell College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $34,450
Out-of-state $34,450
Books and supplies $800

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $4,800
Out-of-state $4,800

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 167 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 167 100% $25,506
Student loan aid 120 72% $8,391

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 743 93% $25,097
Federal student loans 547 68% $7,176

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for William Jewell College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled William Jewell College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,168 524 644
Percent admitted 100% 50% 43%
Percent admitted who enrolled 14% 16% 13%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

William Jewell College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 739
Undergraduate enrollment 734
Graduate enrollment 5

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

William Jewell College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • Missouri State Board of Nursing
    • Baccalaureate Degree Nursing Programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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