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Westmont College Student Life

Westmont College is on a 111-acre campus in a suburban setting in Santa Barbara, California, not far from Los Angeles. There are many activities and organizations for Westmont College students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Westmont College does not have fraternities or sororities.

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

Other popular student organizations at Westmont College include Student Government, Competitive Athletics, Music, Art and Theater ensembles and Intramural Sports.

Westmont College students' favorite campus events are Potters Clay (service project to Mexico), Spring Sing (campus-wide talent competition) and Fall/Spring Formal Dances.

Does Westmont College offer student housing?

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

The majority of Westmont College students live on campus. In 2021, 81% of undergrads at Westmont College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 19% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Westmont College. There are 1,140 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,229 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 991 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 90% students stay on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.

Westmont College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Safety at Westmont College

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.

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

Westmont 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 Westmont 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 Westmont College, take U.S. Highway 101 to Santa Barbara, CA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Santa Barbara Municipal airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in California 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 Westmont College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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