If you are thinking about applying to Griffins, Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.
Westminster College does not offer early decision or early action..
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 Griffins is moderately difficult. Griffins evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Griffins accepted 87% of all applicants., around 1,680 of the 1,921 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Griffins, 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. Admissions to Honor's College is program very difficult.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines 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 strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the areas where you're strong.
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
To apply, all applicants to Griffins must submit the following items. Double check with Griffins's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Other Requirements||√||Additional requirements for entrance in specific academic programs, including Honors College and Nursing|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Griffins have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Out of all students that were admitted, 56% submitted a class rank. At Griffins 21% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 54% were in the top 25% and 82% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Westminster College, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||39%|
|3.50 and 3.74||19%|
|3.25 and 3.49||16%|
|3.00 and 3.24||10%|
|2.50 and 2.9||8%|
|2.00 and 2.49||0%|
|Griffins does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.|
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.
In 2021, 33% of Griffins's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 64% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Griffins applicants, you should strive to earn between 1065 and 1280 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Griffins 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1280 and 25% of scored lower than 1065, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Griffins student is 1173.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Griffins students scored 630 or higher and 75% of students scored 550 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Griffins students scored 650 or higher, and 75% scored a 550 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Griffins, you should strive to earn between 21.8 and 28 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 28 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Griffins's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 28, and three out of four students scored lower than 28 on the ACT.
A 21.8 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Griffins students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.8.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Griffins.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Griffins during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Griffins?
Students who are admitted to Griffins must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does Griffins accept transfer credits?
Griffins accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Griffins accepts:
ACE recommendations for credit
Does Griffins accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Griffins accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Griffins?
No, Griffins 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 may want not want to include them in your application..
How hard is it to get into Griffins? Griffins is a somewhat selective institution. The Griffins acceptance rate is 87%. This means that the institution accepts 87 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
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
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.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1280 and Above
1065 to 1280
1065 and Less
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.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Griffins, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.6. 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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