Forbes picks William Jewell among Top Colleges


William Jewell College has been recognized by Forbes magazine as one of the nation’s best colleges.

Jewell was ranked on the 2018 America’s Top Colleges list, while also placing inside the top 350 on the magazine’s private colleges list, the top 175 on the liberal arts universities list, and the top 125 of the Midwest schools.

Forbes focuses on the outcome of higher education by basing its rankings on alumni salaries, retention and graduation rates, debt load upon graduation and academic/career accolades.

Of approximately 4,000 colleges in the country, Jewell has recently been named to The Princeton Review’s Best 384 Colleges and Money magazine’s 727 Best Colleges for Your Money, among other rankings.

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