Founded in 1870, William Woods University is a private university in Fulton, Missouri, US.
The institution is named after Dr. William Stone Woods from the National Bank of Commerce, who supported women’s education throughout his life. Initially, the institution was known as the Female Orphan School and was previously affiliated to the Christian Church Disciples of Christ. It has now become independent. The university has admitted men since 1993.
As a student athlete you can do basketball, baseball, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis, track and field, softball, volleyball and cheerleading.
The 225-acre campus in Fulton, Missouri, offers a range of student activities. It is also situated in close proximity to St. Louis for the city experience, cultural outings or night life as well as internships and job opportunities.
Some famous William Woods alumni are Olympic athletics gold medalist Helen Stephens, Carol Bartz, former CEO of Yahoo and Autodesk and Luann Ridgeway, member of the Missouri State Senate.