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Colleges / Westmont College

Westmont College

Santa Barbara, CA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate79%
Acceptance Rate79%

About Westmont College

Westmont College is a private, religious institution in the suburb of Santa Barbara, California. Westmont College was founded in 1937 and enrolls 1,243 undergrads and no graduate students.

Westmont College Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into Westmont College. The acceptance rate at Westmont College is 79%. In 2022, 1,856 out of 2,351 total applicants were accepted.

Westmont College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 79%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate 89%
Average GPA 3.6
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 89%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 16%

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Westmont College is locatedin the town of Santa Barbara, California, in the suburbs of Los Angeles.

If you want to see Westmont College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 101 to Santa Barbara, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Santa Barbara Municipal.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Westmont College and Santa Barbara are like without leaving home.

College Info

955 La Paz Road Santa Barbara, CA 93108-1099

Campus Setting: Suburban

Westmont College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Westmont College is Continuous processing.

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

Westmont College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1160 - 1460


Math SAT Range

565 - 740


Reading SAT Range

595 - 720

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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Estimated Chance

1460 and Above


1160 to 1460


1160 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Westmont College students is 1296. Applicants with SAT scores of 1460 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Westmont College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1160 to 1460 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1160 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Westmont College.

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Wondering what life at Westmont College is like? There are approximately 1,243 students enrolled at Westmont College. 99% percent of students attend school full-time, 69% percent are from CA and 31% percent of students are from other states.


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