If you are considering submitting an application to William Jewell College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for an application fee waiver.
|William Jewell College 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.6|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||31%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||10%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||87%|
William Jewell College does not offer early decision or early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Getting into William Jewell College is moderately difficult. William Jewell College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, William Jewell College accepted 36% of students, around 577 of the 1,585 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like William Jewell College, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
To apply, all applicants to William Jewell College must submit the following items. Double check with William Jewell College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to William Jewell College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Out of all students that were admitted, 79% submitted a class rank. At William Jewell College 31% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 56% were in the top 25% and 86% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At William Jewell College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||30%|
|3.50 and 3.74||25%|
|3.25 and 3.49||17%|
|3.00 and 3.24||10%|
|2.50 and 2.9||7%|
|2.00 and 2.49||0%|
William Jewell College considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
William Jewell College is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 10% of William Jewell College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 87% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other William Jewell College applicants, you should strive to earn between 1050 and 1230 (or higher!) on the SAT. At William Jewell College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1230 and 25% of scored lower than 1050, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of William Jewell College students scored 630 or higher and 75% of students scored 540 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of William Jewell College students scored 630 or higher, and 75% scored a 540 or higher.
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To be most competitive at William Jewell College, you should strive to earn between 20 and 27 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 27 means you fall in the 75th percentile for William Jewell College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 27, and three out of four students scored lower than 27 on the ACT.
A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for William Jewell College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to William Jewell College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in William Jewell College during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to William Jewell College?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to William Jewell College.
Does William Jewell College accept transfer credits?
William Jewell College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.
Does William Jewell College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
William Jewell College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to William Jewell College?
No, William Jewell College is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you may want to send them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application..
What is William Jewell College's acceptance rate?
William Jewell College's acceptance rate is 36%.
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How hard is it to get into William Jewell College? William Jewell College is a somewhat selective institution. The William Jewell College acceptance rate is 36%. This means that the institution accepts 36 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to William Jewell College is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to William Jewell College is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to William Jewell College is 24. Students with an ACT score of 27 and above have a good chance of getting into William Jewell College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 27 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At William Jewell College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.56. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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