If you are planning on applying to William Jewell College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Here's an overiew of some of William Jewell College's admissions stats.
|William Jewell College 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.6|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||20%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||5%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||72%|
These are the application deadlines for William Jewell College.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
William Jewell College does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ See a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
William Jewell College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. 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 shine.
What does William Jewell College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with William Jewell College for more information on admission factors.
To apply to William Jewell College, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in 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, 66% submitted a class rank. At William Jewell College 20% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 52% were in the top 25% and 88% were in the top 50%.
At William Jewell College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||36%|
|3.50 and 3.74||25%|
|3.25 and 3.49||17%|
|3.00 and 3.24||11%|
|2.50 and 2.9||4%|
|2.00 and 2.49||––|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to William Jewell College directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
William Jewell College considers ACT or SAT scores as part of 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 2022, 5% of William Jewell College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 72% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other William Jewell College applicants, you should aim to earn between 1090 and 1290 (or higher!) on the SAT. At William Jewell College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1290 and 25% of scored lower than 1090, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of William Jewell College students scored 620 or higher and 75% of students scored 560 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of William Jewell College students scored 650 or higher, and 75% scored a 560 or higher.
To be most competitive at William Jewell College, you should strive to earn between 21 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 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for William Jewell College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.
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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 you can make the call whether to send your test scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.
What is William Jewell College's acceptance rate?
✅ William Jewell College's acceptance rate is 47%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at William Jewell College?
❌ William Jewell College does not offer early decision.
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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 47%. This means that the institution accepts 47 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer 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
27 and Above
21 to 27
21 and Less
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 21 and 27 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At William Jewell College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.61. 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.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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