500 College Hill Liberty, MO 64068 816-781-7700
About William Jewell College
  • Year of Foundation 1849
  • Size of Campus 200 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Baptist
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,331
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 60% 40% 30%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 20,150
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $25
  • Enrollment No. 1,210
William Jewell College is a private, four-year liberal arts college of 1,100 undergraduate students located in Liberty, Missouri, U.S. It was founded in 1849 by members of the Missouri Baptist Convention and other civic leaders, including Robert S. James, a Baptist minister and father of the infamous Frank and Jesse James. It was associated with the Missouri Baptist Convention for over 150 years until its separation in 2003 and is now an independent institution. Jewell was chosen by Time Magazine as its 2001 Liberal Arts College of the Year.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Lambda Delta, Mortar Board, Eons, Alpha Psi Omega, Alpha Phi Omega, Beta Beta Beta, Delta Mu Delta, Alpha Mu Alpha, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Lambda Nu Sigma, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Epsilon, Phi Sigma Tau, Pi Kappa Delta, Psi Chi, Sigma Epsilon Pi, Sigma Pi Si
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 4
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Christian Student Ministries, Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Other on-campus organizations 2%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 31%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) UNITY, Black Student Association
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 3
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 3
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus New Student Orientation Weekend, Opening Convocation, Homecoming, Parents' and Grandparents' Day, Hanging of the Green/Lighting of the Quad, The City Come Again, Achievement Day, Colloquium Day, JewellStock, Honors Convocation, Harriman Arts Program (cultu
  • Number of students in fraternities 3
  • Percent students who are frat members 33%
  • Distance to nearest train Independence, Missouri (18)
  • Distance to nearest bus Kansas City, Missouri (15)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Kansas City, Missouri (17)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 12%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 12
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 2%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (14%), women's dorms (38%), men's dorms (24%), sorority housing (14%), fraternity housing (11%), special housing for disabled students (0%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 75%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 8%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 0%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 63%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 11%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
Campus Services
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, religious
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Museums N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Subscriptions 595
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 184,253
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of e-books 187
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Books in Library 237,798
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 30,685
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 14%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 643
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 63%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Enterprise Leasing, Liberty Hospital, North Kansas City School District, Cerner, Children's Mercy Hospital, Liberty Public Schools, Assurant Employee Benefits, Federal Reserve Bank, North Kansas City Hospital
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Town