William Jewell College has a rolling admission schedule and will continue to accept applications through the spring of your high school senior year.  We encourage completion of the application for admission as early as possible to ensure the best scholarship opportunities and housing preference.

Application and Admission Requirements

  • Regular Application Requirements
    • Application: Submit your FREE William Jewell College online application or complete the Common Application
    • High School Transcript: Please follow your high school’s formal transcript release process to have your high school transcript sent to William Jewell College. If you are using the Common Application to apply, you may send your transcript through that service.
    • ACT and/or SAT scores: Please send an official copy of your ACT and/or SAT test score(s) to William Jewell College
      • William Jewell College ACT Code: 2394
      • William Jewell College SAT Code: 6941

Regular Admission Requirements: 3.0 unweighted GPA, 22 ACT/1100 SAT

  • Test Optional Application Requirements
    • Application: Submit your FREE William Jewell College online application or complete the Common Application
    • High School Transcript: Please follow your high school’s formal transcript release process to have your high school transcript sent to William Jewell College. If you are using the Common Application to apply, you may send your transcript through that service.
    • Academic Letter of Recommendation
    • Involvement/Activities Resume
    • Graded Writing Assignment

Test Optional Admission Requirements: 3.0 unweighted GPA in core courses (English, mathematics, science, social studies, foreign language)

Admission Timeline
July 1 – Application opens
October 1 – FAFSA opens

Fall/Priority
October 15 – Fall Application Deadline (priority)
November 1 – Decision Day #1
December 15 – Academic Scholarship notification and complete Financial Aid package sent

Winter/Regular
January 5 – Winter Application Deadline (regular)
Deadline for Premier Scholarship and Oxbridge Honors Program consideration
January 15 – Decision Day #2
February 15 – Academic Scholarship notification and complete Financial Aid package sent

Spring/Late
March 15 – Spring Application Deadline (late)
March 23 – Oxbridge Honors Program Decisions
April 1 – Decision Day #3
April 15 – Academic Scholarship notification and complete Financial Aid package sent

*all applications submitted after March 15 will be reviewed after April 1 on a rolling basis

Talent Scholarships
At William Jewell College, we value your talent. We have scholarships available for music, theatre, debate, and multi-media journalism that can be added to your academic scholarship awards. You don’t have to major in any of these fields in order to receive a scholarship or to participate. For example, you might be a business major and also receive a scholarship to perform with the Symphonic Band or be a part of our Jewell Theatre productions.  Complete the talent scholarship application to get started. You may apply to more than one talent area if you so choose.