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. Approximately 1,200 students are enrolled at William Jewell College.

Students can submit either the ACT or SAT scores at this school. A score in the range of 1008 to 1315 on the SAT exam, or 22 to 28 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 3.52 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of 62% with 33% 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 2013


The overall acceptance rate for William Jewell College was reported as 61.7% in Fall 2013 with over 1,290 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 - 28
  • Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.52

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 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for William Jewell College has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 55.0%
  • 2010-2011: 50.5%
  • 2011-2012: 54.1%
  • 2012-2013: 60.9%
  • 2013-2014: 61.7%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 58.4%

How Does William Jewell College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for William Jewell College is eleven percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Rockhurst University75.4%
Avila University61.1%
University of Saint Mary47.1%
MidAmerica Nazarene University72.2%

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 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to William Jewell College (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English22 - 28
Math21 - 27
Composite Score22 - 28
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