William Jewell College
William Jewell College guides students to think critically, engage in the world and prepare for meaningful lives of leadership and service. The four-year private college in Liberty, Mo., offers personalized programs such as the Oxbridge Honors Program, which combines British tutorial methods of instruction with a year of study at Oxford University.
Leadership, entrepreneurship and innovation are emphasized through a nonprofit leadership major, Pryor Leadership program, Idea Exchange innovation lab and University Innovation Fellows. Students use their Jewell-funded Journey Grants for academic enrichment and self-discovery in 59 countries, while the college’s proximity to Kansas City provides endless cultural, internship and career options.