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William Woods University – Tuition & Success Analysis

Fulton, MO

William Woods University – Snapshot


Four-Year Private University

Undergraduate Enrollment: 945

Average annual cost of attendance: $20,461

(National Median: $15,523)

Median student debt for loan recipients: $20,545

Campus Setting: Town

Religious Affiliation: Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

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William Woods University Tuition based on Family Income


For a family income of $0 to $30,000 the average cost is $19,619

For a family income of $30,001 to $48,000 the average cost is $18,541

For a family income of $48,001 to $75,000  the average cost is $18,408

For a family income of $75,001 to $110,000  the average cost is $21,100

For a family income above $110,000 the average cost is $21,839


The “average cost” shown here is a NET cost and reflects the tuition cost after financial aid is taken into account, as reported by William Woods University. This average is based on the students who receive grant or scholarship aid. In-state tuition is used for public schools.

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William Woods University Graduate Success


Graduation rate: 53%

(National Median: 49%)

Students returning after first year: 74%

(National Median: 68%)

Median annual earnings (10 years after first attending): $36,500

(National Median: $33,028. The salary data measures salaries of students who received federal student aid. The Salary data does not break down earnings or graduation rates by major, or by state—an important consideration, since salaries can vary widely depending on geographical region. )

Percentage earning above a high school graduate (6 years after first enrolled): 66%

William Woods University Admissions

William Woods University Acceptance Rate: 70%


Half of the recent accepted students had test scores in the range of:

SAT Math: 420 to 560

SAT Critical Reading: 440 to 560

SAT Writing: 430 to 555

ACT English: 19 to 26

ACT Math: 18 to 25

ACT Writing: N/A to N/A

Twenty-five percent of students accepted to William Woods University actually performed better than the range reported above.  Another twenty-five percent had scores below the reported range.

William Woods University Student Debt


Percentage of students awarded Pell Grants: 32%

Percentage of students receiving federal student loans: 74%

Typical student debt: $20,545

Typical monthly loan payment: $218

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Majors at William Woods University


These are the most popular areas of study offered at William Woods University:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences – 16%
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences – 4%
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services – 25%
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs – 4%
  • Education – 13%
  • English Language and Literature/Letters – 1%
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics – 12%
  • Health Professions and Related Programs – 1%
  • Legal Professions and Studies – 3%
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities – 3%
  • Mathematics and Statistics – 1%
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies – 9%
  • Psychology – 2%
  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions – 4%
  • Visual and Performing Arts – 4%

For more information about the various majors at William Woods University, visit their website.

William Woods University Diversity


Overall Composition at William Woods University

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend William Woods University full time:  88%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend William Woods University part time:  12%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who are twenty-five years old, or older at William Woods University:  17%

Racial Diversity Composition

American Indian/Alaska Native: 1%

Asian: 1%

Black: 4%

Hispanic: 5%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 4%

Two or more races: 2%

Unknown: 2%

White: 81%

William Woods University Success Ratios

TUN ratios to help compare schools


Earnings to Debt Ratio: 1.8

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median federal debt of borrowers who graduated. TUN found an average of 2.5 based on data of 3,210 schools.

Earnings to Tuition Ratio: 1.8

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the average annual cost of attendance that financial aid recipients incurred.  TUN found an average of 3.0 based on data of 3,337 schools.

Monthly Liquidity Ratio: 14.0

The median monthly gross earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median monthly debt payment that borrowers who graduated experience with a 10-year repayment schedule. TUN found an average of 19.3 based on data of 3,210 schools.