William Jewell College

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William Jewell College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Liberty, MO, a predominately suburban area. The smaller size of enrollment, which is around 810 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

Students can submit either the ACT or SAT scores at this school. A score in the range of 1080 to 1300 on the SAT exam, or 22 to 27 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the William Jewell College average GPA ranges from 3.23 to 3.45 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of 46% with 31% of applicants deciding to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at jewell.edu.

Overall William Jewell College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for William Jewell College was reported as 46.1% in Fall 2020 with over 1,170 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 22 - 27
  • Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into William Jewell College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of William Jewell College is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for William Jewell College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 51.1%
  • 2017-2018: 47.7%
  • 2018-2019: 46.0%
  • 2019-2020: 46.1%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 43.7%

How Does William Jewell College Compare?

This School
National Avg

The acceptance rate for William Jewell College is twenty-three percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Ottawa University-Ottawa14.5%
Cottey College46.0%
Stephens College56.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to William Jewell College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading540 - 650
Math540 - 650
Total Score1080 - 1300
ACT®Score Range
English22 - 28
Math22 - 27
Composite Score22 - 27
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