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About Griffins

Westminster College is a private, nonprofit school that was founded in 1875. It is moderately difficult to get into Griffins. It enrolls around 1,850 students a year, including 1,427 undergrads.

Griffins does not offer early action and does not offer early decision.

Acceptance Rate for Westminster College

In 2021, Griffins accepted 87% of applicants. Out of 1,921 applications received in 2021, 1,680 students were offered admission .

Griffins Application Deadlines

Early Admissions at Griffins

Westminster College does not offer early decision. Griffins does not offer early action.

2021 Admissions Facts
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 87%
Average GPA 3.6
Mean ACT score 25
Mean SAT score 1173
Tuition $38,160

Visit the Admissions tab above to for more on how to apply to Griffins.

Financial Aid at Griffins

Griffins meets 80.81% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Griffins full-time are awarded $33,279 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-serve 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! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do..

Dorms at Griffins

Griffins offers housing for up to 715 students.

Most Griffins students live off campus.

Westminster Welcome Back Week, Vagina Monologues, and and Late Night Breakfast are the best-attended events on campus.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Griffins.

What GPA Do I Need For Westminster College?

Griffins is considered moderately difficult to get into, but how hard a school is to get into depends on a lot, including your GPA, test scores, activities, recommendations and essays. Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.6 on a 4.0 scale. The mean composite SAT score is 1173. The mean ACT scores is 25.

Does Griffins Require the ACT or SAT?

Griffins is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 33% submitted the SAT. 64% submitted the ACT.


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Griffins Waitlist 2021

Griffins reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

Is Griffins a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Griffins

About 71% of students who start at Griffins return for their second year of college. Out of the 481 students who started at Griffins as first-time freshman, 267 graduate within four years.

Griffins's six-year graduation for undergrads is 69%. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 62 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Recent grads have an average starting salary of $47,668 a year. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $25,188 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Griffins sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Griffins a good school for you?

How Big is the Endowment for Griffins?

As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $78,986,400. For each full-time student, Griffins spends about $11,832.

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Where is Griffins?

Griffins is located in the suburban setting of Salt Lake City, Utah, less than an hour from Salt Lake.

If you want to see Griffins for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 80 to Salt Lake City, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Salt Lake City International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Griffins and Salt Lake City are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1840 South 1300, E Salt Lake City, UT 84105-3697

Campus Setting: Suburban

Griffins Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Griffins is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Griffins is Continuous processing.

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

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Griffins ACT Scores

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ACT Range

22 - 28

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

28 and Above

Good

22 to 28

Avg

22 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Griffins is 25. Students with an ACT score of 28 and above have a good chance of getting into Griffins. Students with an ACT score that falls between 22 and 28 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 22 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Griffins SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

1065 - 1280

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Math SAT Range

520 - 630

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Reading SAT Range

550 - 650

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SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1280 and Above

Good

1065 to 1280

Avg

1065 and Less

Low

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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Griffins students is 1173. Applicants with SAT scores of 1280 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Griffins, while applicants with SAT scores between 1065 to 1280 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1065 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Griffins.

Griffins Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$49,350

In State

$49,350

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$38,160
$38,160
Fees
$520
$520
Housing
$9,670
$9,670
Books
$1,000
$1,000

Student Life

Wondering what life at Griffins is like? There are approximately 1,850 students enrolled at Griffins, including 1,427 undergraduate students and 423 graduate students. 94% percent of students attend school full-time, 62% percent are from UT and 38% percent of students are from other states.

94%

Full Time

6%

Part Time

62%

In State

38%

Out-of-State

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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,850

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

87%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$38,680

Out-of-State

$38,680

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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