Reach out to Westminster College's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.
Students who submit their applications to Westminster College for fall should anticipate a decision by December 1.
Here's an overiew of some of Westminster College's admissions stats.
|Westminster College 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.6|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||27%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||8%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||20%|
These are the application deadlines for Westminster College.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||Info Not Available||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Early Action||Yes||December 1||December 1|
Westminster College may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with Westminster College directly for more information about early applications.
🗓️ The Early Action deadline is December 1. Westminster College will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 1.
➡️ Find a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Getting into Westminster College is moderately difficult.
In 2021, Westminster College accepted 76% of students, about 1,476 of the 1,949 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.
Westminster College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
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 when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you stand out.
Wondering what factors are considered by Westminster College during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Westminster College for more information on admission factors.
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)|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.03|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Westminster College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Out of all students that were admitted, 60% submitted a class rank. At Westminster College 27% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 50% were in the top 25% and 80% were in the top 50%.
At Westminster College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||43%|
|3.50 and 3.74||17%|
|3.25 and 3.49||4%|
|3.00 and 3.24||11%|
|2.50 and 2.9||4%|
|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.
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.
Westminster College considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Westminster College is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 8% of Westminster College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 20% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Westminster College applicants, you should strive to earn between 1215 and 1355 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Westminster College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1355 and 25% of scored lower than 1215, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Westminster College students scored 680 or higher and 75% of students scored 635 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Westminster College students scored 695 or higher, and 75% scored a 635 or higher.
To be most competitive at Westminster College, you should strive to earn between 23 and 29 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 29 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Westminster College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 29, and three out of four students scored lower than 29 on the ACT.
A 23 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Westminster College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 23.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Westminster College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Westminster College during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
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 accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.
Do I have to submit test scores to Westminster College?
❌ No, Westminster College is test optional, so you can decide if you want to to include your ACT or SAT scores. If you have higher than average scores, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.
What is Westminster College's acceptance rate?
✅ Westminster College's acceptance rate is 76%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Westminster College?
🟨 Westminster College may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.
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How hard is it to get into Westminster College? Westminster College is a somewhat selective institution. The Westminster College acceptance rate is 76%. This means that the institution accepts 75 out of every 100 applicants.
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The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Westminster College is Continuous processing.
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29 and Above
23 to 29
23 and Less
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Westminster College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.57. 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.
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