William Jewell College requires a minimum of 124 semester hours to complete a bachelor's degree.
Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. William Jewell College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, William Jewell College does not offer classes during the summer.
NOTE: Around 65% of students who start college at William Jewell College finish the requirements for graduation within six years.
William Jewell College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: William Jewell College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
William Jewell College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with William Jewell College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, William Jewell College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at William Jewell College.
Student Designed Majors
William Jewell College allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
William Jewell College does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at William Jewell College
William Jewell College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.
✅ William Jewell College offers services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ William Jewell College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ William Jewell College offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ William Jewell College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at William Jewell College.
❌ Students at William Jewell College are not required to complete an internship as a graduation requirement.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the Charles F. Curry Library and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
William Jewell College offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Washington University in St. Louis, University of Kansas, Vanderbilt University, Columbia University and Missouri University of Science and Technology
•3-2 dual degree program in forestry with Duke University
•Occupational therapy with Washington University in St. Louis
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does William Jewell College have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
William Jewell College has an Army ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at William Jewell College include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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