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Westminster College

Salt Lake City, UT 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate76%
Acceptance Rate76%

About Westminster College

Westminster College Overview

Westminster College is a private, religious school in the small town setting of New Wilmington, Pennsylvania. Westminster College was founded in 1852 and the school enrolls around 1,535 students a year, including 1,166 undergraduate students. Westminster College offers on-campus housing for up to 1,021 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 50% of students spend their weekends on campus.Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should hear from Westminster College by December 1.

Student Activities at Westminster College

Interested in music or performing?

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Westminster College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Excited for Greek life? Westminster College has fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? Westminster College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Westminster College on the Student Life page.

2022 Westminster College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 76%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.6
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 8%
Tuition $38,000
Percent of Need Met 84%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $31,508

Is Westminster College a Good School?


Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can give you a sense of how selective a college is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a better sense of what Westminster College offers and if the school might be a good choice for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Westminster College

Westminster College is moderately difficult to get into. The acceptance rate at Westminster College is 76%. Out of 1,949 applications received in 2022, 1,476 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Westminster College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It gauges how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 85% of students who start at Westminster College come back for their second year of college. Westminster College's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 63%. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Westminster College Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 93% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average starting salary for recent Westminster College grads is $32,300 a year. Average starting salaries vary by discipline, but the average starting salary for all 2021 graduates was around $60,000 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Westminster College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Westminster College meets 84% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $31,508 a year.

Graduates in the class of 2022 had an average of $35,206 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Westminster College.

Based on this information, does Westminster College seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Westminster College a good school for you?

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Where is Westminster College?

Westminster College is located in the small town setting of New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, less than an hour from Pittsburgh.

If you are interested in seeing Westminster College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 79 to New Wilmington, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Pittsburgh International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Westminster College and New Wilmington are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1840 South 1300 East Salt Lake City, UT 84025

Campus Setting: Small Town

Westminster College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Westminster College is Continuous processing.

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

Westminster College ACT Scores

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ACT Range

23 - 29

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

29 and Above

Good

23 to 29

Avg

23 and Less

Low

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Westminster College SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

1215 - 1355

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Math SAT Range

555 - 680

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Reading SAT Range

635 - 695

Westminster College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$52,350

In State

$52,350

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$37,630
$37,630
Fees
$800
$800
Housing
$11,670
$11,670
Books
$2,250
$2,250

Student Life

Wondering what life at Westminster College is like? There are approximately 1,535 students enrolled at Westminster College, including 1,166 undergraduate students and 369 graduate students. 97% percent of students attend school full-time, 64% percent are from UT and 36% percent of students are from other states.

97%

Full Time

3%

Part Time

64%

In State

36%

Out-of-State

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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,535

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

76%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$38,430

Out-of-State

$38,430

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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