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Colleges / Westminster College - Fulton

Westminster College - Fulton

Fulton, MO 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate90%

Westminster College Admissions

Westminster College is moderately difficult to get into. Around 90% of applicants get into Westminster College each year. Last year, 1,035 students applied to Westminster College and 933 were admitted.

If you are planning on applying to Westminster College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Students who apply to Westminster College for fall should receive an admissions decision no later than August 1.

Westminster College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Westminster College's admissions stats.

Westminster College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.4
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 13%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 4%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 94%
Waitlist No

Westminster College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Westminster College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Considering Applying Early to Westminster College?

Westminster College does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Discover a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Westminster College Admissions

Transferring to Westminster College

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Westminster College

Westminster College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Westminster College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Westminster College

What does Westminster College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Class Rank Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Recommendation(s) Important
Volunteer Work Important
Academic GPA Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Application Essay Considered
Interview Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Work Experience Considered

Make sure to check with Westminster College for more information on admission factors.

Westminster College Application Requirements

To apply to Westminster College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in 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)
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

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%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Westminster College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA
3.75 and 3.99
3.50 and 3.74
3.25 and 3.49
3.00 and 3.24
2.50 and 2.9
2.00 and 2.49

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Westminster College directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

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.

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.

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.

More Information on 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 Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Westminster College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Westminster College?

✅ Westminster College is not test optional.

What is Westminster College's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Westminster College is 90%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Westminster College?

❌ Westminster College does not offer early decision.

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Westminster College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


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.


Westminster College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Westminster College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

515 - 575


Reading SAT Range

500 - 600

Westminster College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


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.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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