William Jewell College Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into William Jewell College? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 719 out of 1,456 applicants or 49% were admitted making William Jewell College a more competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores. William Jewell College typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 34% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 809 647 1,456
Accepted 378 341 719
Acceptance Rate 47% 53% 49%
Enrolled 126 119 245
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 33% 35% 34%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to William Jewell College and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that William Jewell College regularly accepts students with ACTs of 23 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 91 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to William Jewell College.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1070 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 945. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1195 out of 1600. 13 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1070 1320
SAT Reading 550 680
SAT Math 520 640
ACT Composite 23 28
ACT English 23 30
ACT Math 22 27

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >64%
25 to 28 Avg + 49%-64%
23 to 25 Avg - 39%-49%
21 to 23 Reach 29%-39%
Less than 21 Low <29%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1320 and Above Good >62%
1195 to 1320 Avg + 49%-62%
1070 to 1195 Avg - 36%-49%
945 to 1070 Reach 25%-36%
Less than 945 Low <25%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You will need very good grades in high school to get into William Jewell College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at William Jewell College was 3.68 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to William Jewell College will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 48% Good
3.50 to 3.75 27% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 12% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 8% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 5% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 0% Low
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

You have 85 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Aug 15, 2017.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to William Jewell College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=179955 IPEDS survey data for William Jewell College.

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