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

  • College Accolades

    • Jewell was ranked by Forbes magazine on its 2018 America's Top Colleges list, as well as in the top 350 private colleges, the top 175 liberal arts universities and the top 125 Midwest schools.

    • Money magazine placed Jewell on the 727 Best Colleges in America for Your Money list.

    • The Princeton Review placed Jewell among the top 384 colleges and universities. Jewell is also on the Best Midwestern Schools list and the Colleges that Pay You Back list.

    • Jewell was named among the best liberal arts colleges by Washington Monthly in its 2018 College Guide and Rankings. Jewell was also in the top 100 liberal arts schools for the performance of first-generation students and the top 150 of liberal arts schools whose undergraduates go on to earn a Ph.D. in any subject. 

    • The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education ranked Jewell near the top third of the country's best 968 colleges and universities. Jewell was also in the top 30 percent of institutions in the category of resources. 

    • U.S. News & World Report placed Jewell in a tie for 155th among national liberal arts colleges. 

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  • Prestigious Scholarships and Fellowships

    Recent recipients

    Fulbright Scholarship: 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: 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

    Columbia University
    Duke University
    Edinburgh University
    Georgetown University
    George Washington University
    Harvard Dental School
    Harvard School of Business
    Johns Hopkins University
    London School of Economics
    Oxford University
    Purdue University
    Seton Hall University
    Stanford University
    University of Notre Dame
    University of Michigan
    Vanderbilt University
    Washington University (St. Louis)
    William and Mary 
    Yale University

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