Check in with Westminster College's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
|Westminster College 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.7|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||22%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||79%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||35%|
Westminster College offers early decision and also offers early action. Early decision is binding, meaning you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.
Mark your calendar!
The Early Action deadline is November 15, which is coming up fast! Westminster College will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 15.
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.
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 95% of all applicants, around 2,102 of the 2,221 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.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. 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 put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Not Considered|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
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)||2.03|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Westminster College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7.
Out of all students that were admitted, 61% submitted a class rank. At Westminster College 22% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 23% were in the top 25% and 35% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Westminster College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||18.64%|
|3.50 and 3.74||21.69%|
|3.25 and 3.49||11.86%|
|3.00 and 3.24||11.2%|
|2.50 and 2.9||6.78%|
|2.00 and 2.49||1.36%|
Westminster College does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Westminster College has 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, 79% of Westminster College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 35% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Westminster College applicants, you should strive to earn between 4 and 4 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Westminster College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 4 and 25% of scored lower than 4, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Westminster College students scored 51 or higher and 75% of students scored 29 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Westminster College students scored 20 or higher, and 75% scored a 29 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Westminster College, you should strive to earn between 25 and 22 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 22 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Westminster College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 22, and three out of four students scored lower than 22 on the ACT.
A 25 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Westminster College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 25.
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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
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 it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below 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 95%.
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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 95%. This means that the institution accepts 94 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Westminster College is Continuous processing.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Westminster College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.67. 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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