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Colleges / Westmont College

Westmont College

Santa Barbara, CA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate82%

About Westmont College

Westmont College is a private, religious college in the suburb of Santa Barbara, California. Westmont College was founded in 1937. The college enrolls around 1,293 students per year, including 1,293 undergraduates.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Westmont College

It is moderately difficult to get into Westmont College. Westmont College admitted 82% of all applicants in 2022. In 2022, 1,907 out of 2,326 total applicants were accepted.

Westmont College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 82%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate 91%
Average GPA 3.6
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 91%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 21%

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Westmont College is located in the town of Santa Barbara, California, near Los Angeles.

If you are interested in seeing 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.

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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

Mar 1

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

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Westmont College is Mar 1.

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

Westmont College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1220 - 1420


Math SAT Range

590 - 720


Reading SAT Range

620 - 700

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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Estimated Chance

1420 and Above


1220 to 1420


1220 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Westmont College students is 1318. Applicants with SAT scores of 1420 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Westmont College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1220 to 1420 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1220 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 1,293 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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