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William Woods University  William Woods University

William Woods University, also referred to as WWU, is located in Fulton, Missouri, United States. It was established in the year 1870. WWU became a university in the year 1992. The campus spreads over an area of more than 150 acres. This university offers degree programs to students in different Course Topics including management information systems, physical science, business administration, education, and communication.

The athletic teams of William Woods University are nicknamed the Owls. The men's teams participate in many sports including cross country, baseball, golf, track, basketball and soccer. The women's teams compete in sports such as cross country, volleyball, soccer, softball, basketball, golf and track. The university also has Greek organizations including Phi Gamma Delta and Pi Kappa Alpha.

Profile of William Woods University

William Woods University can be found in Fulton, MO (a rural site not far from an urban area). One of the defining characteristics of the school is its status as a Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) school. William Woods University is a private, not-for-profit institution. The Post-Master's certificate is the highest degree at the school.

Course Topics

The most common majors at William Woods University are in education and teaching.

William Woods University Selectivity

The school does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted. Only 25% of students scored 455 or lower in 2007 on the verbal SAT test. Math SAT scores at William Woods University centered around 410 to 570, but ranged both higher and lower.


A tenure system is one way the school works to keep a high-quality staff.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 2, 189 students were enrolled in William Woods University. Older adults are in evidence at the school, often seeking career changing education.

Student Life

Student dorms or apartments are common at William Woods University. The school offers students meal plans. William Woods University student athletes compete in American Midwest Conference competitions. The school offers athletic financial aid to more of its students than do most colleges.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"An independent voice in higher education, William Woods University distinguishes itself as a student-centered and professions-oriented university committed to the values of ethics, self-liberation, and lifelong education of students in the world community. "

William Woods University Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching994educational administration, education courses, educational admin and supervision, elementary school teaching, education, art education, physical education teaching, special ed, . . .
Business and Management273business management, accounting, marketing
Liberal Arts57liberal arts and sciences, sign language translation, history, international relations, social services, political science, interdisciplinary studies, English
Animal Science and Care37equestrian studies
Law27legal assistant, legal professions
Computer Science and Engineering15computer support, computer and info science
Media14journalism courses
Family and Social Work12social work
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy7athletic trainer, exercise science, sports and fitness management
Therapy and Counselling6psychology
Art Studies3art studies
Drama and Performing Arts3drama
Security and Law Enforcement2juvenile corrections, criminal justice and safety
Photography and Commercial Art2commercial art

Contact: William Woods University

William Woods University

One University Avenue

Fulton, MO 65251-1098


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