William Jewell College

Liberty, MO 64068

William Jewell College is a private liberal arts college in Liberty, Missouri. The college was founded in 1849 by the Missouri Baptist Convention. This affiliation continued until the college separated in 2003. It is now an independent college and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Over 40 academic programs are offered, along with 10 pre-professional programs. The college has received numerous recognitions in recent years, including rankings number 155 in the nation for best academic value in 2015. In 2013, the college completed construction on the Pryor Learning Commons. This 26,000 square foot facility houses a variety of innovation studios, along with a coffee shop, touchscreen televisions, a 3D printer, and a live Twitter wall. 

The college offers three BSN programs that are accredited by the CCNE. There is a traditional BSN, accelerated BSN, and RN to BSN program. When enrolled in the traditional BSN program, students will begin their clinical placements at local clinics and through training at a simulation lab. The clinical learning begins during the second semester of the sophomore year and includes over 800 hours of experience. The program is designed to be completed in four years. However, the school also offers a three-year plan for students that want to start their career sooner.


Campus LocaleSuburb: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate78%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. Accelerated BSN
  3. RN to BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 106
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 0

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from William Jewell College

Park University
14.74 miles away
Donnelly College
15.85 miles away
Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences
16.67 miles away
Avila University
25.09 miles away
University of Saint Mary
26.53 miles away
MidAmerica Nazarene University
32.65 miles away
Benedictine College
43.54 miles away
Baker University
52.81 miles away
Ottawa University-Ottawa
63.84 miles away
Missouri Valley College
66.09 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1915 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
03/03/2000 - Current



Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading480 to 665
SAT: Math500 to 620
ACT Composite22 to 28
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Cost (Net Price)


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$19,781
30k to 48k$17,430
48k to 75k$22,126
75k to 110k$23,238
Over 110k$24,739
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Ethnic Diversity
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Missouri state board of nursing
William Jewell College
500 College Hill
Liberty, MO 64068

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