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Westminster College Admissions

If you want to apply to Westminster College, the fee for the application is $0. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for an application fee waiver.

Students who apply for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than August 1.

Considering Applying Early to Westminster College?

Westminster College does not offer early decision or early action..

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

Is Westminster College Hard To Get Into?

Getting into Westminster College is moderately difficult. Westminster College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Westminster College accepted 90% of all applicants., around 933 of the 1,035 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Westminster College, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

What Does Westminster College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Westminster College

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Important
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Important
Application Essay Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Important
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Volunteer Work Important

Westminster College Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Westminster College must submit the following items. Double check with Westminster College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale) 2.5
Interview
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Westminster College?

Students admitted to Westminster College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.

Out of all students that were admitted, 52% submitted a class rank. At Westminster College 13% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 26% were in the top 25% and 70% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Westminster College, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 52%

Westminster College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 4% of Westminster College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 94% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Westminster College?

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Westminster College students scored 575 or higher and 75% of students scored 500 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Westminster College students scored 600 or higher, and 75% scored a 500 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Westminster College?

To be most competitive at Westminster College, you should strive to earn between 21 and 26 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Westminster College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.

A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Westminster College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

Transferring to Westminster College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Westminster College.

Transfer students can enroll in Westminster College during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term

Westminster College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Westminster College?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Westminster College.

Does Westminster College accept transfer credits?

Westminster College transfer credits from accredited institutions. Westminster College accepts:

Does Westminster College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Westminster College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Westminster College?

Westminster College. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

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Westminster College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

90%

How hard is it to get into Westminster College? Westminster College is a somewhat selective institution. The Westminster College acceptance rate is 90%. This means that the institution accepts 90 out of every 100 applicants.

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Westminster College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

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Westminster College ACT Scores

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ACT Range

21 - 26

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

26 and Above

Good

21 to 26

Avg

21 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Westminster College is 24. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into Westminster College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Westminster College SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

515 - 575

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Reading SAT Range

500 - 600

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Westminster College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.44

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Westminster College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.44. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

767

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

90%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$32,124

Out-of-State

$32,124

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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