William Jewell exists to educate critical thinkers who pursue lives of meaning. See how Jewell students and recent alumni are impacting their professions and communities.

  • College Accolades

    The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education named Jewell to its 2022 college rankings. Jewell was 342nd overall and in the top third of more than 200 colleges in the Midwest region. Read more.

    U.S. News & World Report placed Jewell No. 8 for Best Regional Colleges in the Midwest in its 2022 Best Colleges rankings. Jewell was No. 18 in Best Value Schools, determined by U.S. News’ top-ranked schools for academic quality, then compared to the net cost of attendance. Jewell was the highest placement of any Kansas City-area college. Read more.

    The Princeton Review placed Jewell on its 2022 list of The Best 387 Colleges. For the second consecutive year, Jewell ranked No. 19 for Great Town-Gown Relations, based on how students rate the surrounding area where their school is located and how well they get along with members of the local community. Jewell was also named among the 200 Best Value Colleges for stellar academics, affordable cost and strong career prospects for graduates. Read more.

    • Jewell was named No. 3 out of the top 244 Bachelor's Colleges by Washington Monthly for overall contributions to the public good. Also in the 2021 College Guide and Rankings, Jewell ranked No. 2 for Peace Corps service, No. 3 for spending on student and faculty research; No. 3 for graduates who go on to earn a Ph.D., No. 5 for community and national service and No. 18 for graduate earnings. Read more.

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  • Prestigious Scholarships and Fellowships

    Recent recipients

    Fulbright Scholarship: Margo Evilsizor (2020), Ben Shinogle (2019), Paige Bolduc (2013)

    Goldwater Scholarship: Caeley Piittman (2019), Bradley Dice (2015)

    Rhodes Global Scholarship: Thais Quiroga (finalist, 2018)

    Rotary International Scholarship: Jessica Gliserman (2015)

    Teach for America: Sydney Bass (2021), Seki Anderson (2020); Parker Jenkins (2020); Ethan Hawn (2019); Ben Shinogle (2017); Brooklyn Bradley (2016); Kothney-Issa Guillaume Bush (2016); Margaret Perko (2016); Brittany Nicklas (2014); Ashley Stees (2014); Tyler White (2013); Anna Mahoney (2013); Meredith Moore (2013)

    Truman Scholarship: Emily Dema (finalist, 2018); Zak Carroll (finalist, 2018)

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  • Employers

    Burns and McDonnell
    Children's Mercy Hospital
    Federal Reserve Bank
    GE Transportation
    J.E. Dunn Construction
    Kansas City Chiefs
    Lyric Theater
    National World War I Museum and Memorial
    Stowers Institute
    U.S. Department of State
    U.S. Navy

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  • Graduate School Placements

    Cambridge University
    Columbia University (N.Y.)
    Cornell University
    Duke University
    Edinburgh University
    Georgetown University
    George Washington University
    Harvard University
    Johns Hopkins University
    London School of Economics
    New York University
    Oxford University
    Princeton University
    Purdue University
    Seton Hall University
    Stanford University
    University of Chicago
    University of Notre Dame
    University of Michigan
    Vanderbilt University
    Washington University (St. Louis)
    William and Mary 
    Yale University

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