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Westminster College Student Life

Westminster College is on a 350-acre campus in a small town setting in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, not far from Pittsburgh. Westminster College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Westminster College also has fraternities and sororities.

Westminster College has a thriving Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Westminster College include Interfraternity Council/Panhellenic Council, Dance Theatre, Habitat for Humanity and Campus Programming Council.

The Westminster College community comes together each year for Homecoming, Christmas Vespers and Greek Week.

Does Westminster College Offer Student Housing?

Westminster College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Westminster College students live on campus. In 2021, 76% of undergrads at Westminster College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 24% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Westminster College. There are 1,021 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,156 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 681 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 50% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Westminster College offers coed housing and .

Westminster College Athletics

At Westminster College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Westminster College:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Lacrosse NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Soccer NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Equestrian Sports Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Rock Club Teamslimbing Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Ultimate Frisbee Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Basketball NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Golf NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Swimming And Diving NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Tennis NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Track And Field NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Skiing (Downhill) Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams

Is Westminster College Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Westminster College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Westminster College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Westminster College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to Westminster College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Westminster College, take Interstate 79 to New Wilmington, PA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Pittsburgh International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Pennsylvania you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Westminster College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Westminster College Students

55%

Women

45%

Men

95%

Full Time

5%

Part Time

28%

In State

72%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

78%

14%

5%

1%

1%

0.46%

0.27%

0.18%

0.18%

Undergraduate Students

1,156

Graduate Students

79

Non-Resident / International Students

2

Westminster College Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,235

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

95%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$38,430

Out-of-State

$38,430

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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