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The Woods Student Life

The Woods is on a 200-acre campus in a small town setting in Fulton, Missouri, not far from St. Louis and Kansas City. There are many activities and organizations for The Woods students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, , a radio station and more.

The Woods also has fraternities and sororities.

The Woods has a thriving DECA. In fact, more students participate in DECA than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at The Woods include Students of Social Work, Campus Activities Board, Hands Up! and Campus Crusade for Christ.

The Woods students' favorite campus traditions are Student Activities Fair, President's Concert and Lecture Series Events.

Does The Woods offer student housing?

The Woods offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of The Woods students live on campus. In 2021, 63% of undergrads at The Woods lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 37% of students lived off-campus or commuted to The Woods. There are 770 spots available in on-campus housing for all 958 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 586 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 70% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

The Woods offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Is The Woods Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

William Woods University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The The Woods campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

The Woods offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to The Woods

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to The Woods, take U.S. Highway 54 to Fulton, MO. If you need to fly, book your flight to Lambert International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Missouri you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore The Woods's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

The Woods Students

72%

Women

28%

Men

83%

Full Time

17%

Part Time

61%

In State

39%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

81%

5%

5%

3%

3%

2%

1%

1%

Graduate Students

1,323

Undergraduate Students

958

Non-Resident / International Students

47

The Woods Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,281

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

75%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$25,750

Out-of-State

$25,750

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Dec 1
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