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William Jewell, founded in 1849, is a private, liberal arts college. Its 149-acre campus is located in Liberty, 15 miles from downtown Kansas City.

Website: jewell.edu/

Private
Co-ed
724
Undergraduate
Students
(52.7%) 387 Women
(45.9%) 337 Men
5
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
46% of 1,167 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.60
SAT Math
586 average
510-640 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
584 average
520-630 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
22-29 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$49,338
Tuition and Fees
$34,450
Room and Board
$10,220
Average Percent of Need Met
88%
Average Freshman Award
$32,325
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$37,322
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
69
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 31% of classes
10-19 students: 41% of classes
20-29 students: 23% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Liberty Population
30,096
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Kansas City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
85% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Cardinal
Sororities
40% of women participate
Fraternities
40% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.1% Asian
5.6% Black/African-American
7.3% Hispanic/Latino
4.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
79.4% White
1.8% Unknown
International Students
2.3% from 10 countries
First-Year Students Returning
80.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
55.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
77%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
21.0%
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