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Westminster College

  • New Wilmington, PA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 60%40%
    student ratio
  • 1,566
    total students
  • $32,445 | $32,445
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • May 1
    fall application deadline
  • 60%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • Not
    Reported

    sat math
  • Not
    Reported

    sat reading
  • Not
    Reported

    sat writing
  • Not
    Reported

    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Mass Communication/Media
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Broadcast Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Radio and Television
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Public Relations/Image Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Information Science/Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Telecommunications Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • German
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Classics and Classical Languages
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Latin
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Modern Languages
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Pre-Law Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Creative Writing
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Molecular Biology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Interdisciplinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Behavioral Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Theology and religious vocations
    • Religious Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious/Sacred Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Science technologies
    • Biology/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Relations and Affairs
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Voice and Opera
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Pre-Dentistry Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Medical Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Veterinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Labor and Industrial Relations
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Business/Trade/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

60% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied3,824
    • Accepted2,326
    • Acceptance Rate60%
    • Enrolled1,566
    • Female Applicants2,187
    • Females Accepted1,373
    • Female Acceptance Rate62%
    • Male Applicants1,637
    • Males Accepted953
    • Male Acceptance Rate58%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
      Minimum high school GPA of 2
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.49
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen May 1st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 490 590
    • SAT Math 490 600
    • SAT Writing 470 580
    • ACT Composite 22 26
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$32,445
    • Out-of-state tuition *$32,445
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student feesNot Reported
    • Room and board *$9,860.00
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredNot Reported
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students1,566
    • Male Student Percentage40%
    • Female Student Percentage60%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/LatinoNot Reported
    • Black or African AmericanNot Reported
    • White or CaucasianNot Reported
    • American Indian or Alaska NativeNot Reported
    • AsianNot Reported
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more racesNot Reported
    • UnknownNot Reported
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state StudentsNot Reported

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Female-only housing, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 73%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Not Reported
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations student government, Habitat for Humanity, established service teams
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Not Reported
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Not Reported
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division III
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Archery Yes No No
    • Badmington Yes No No
    • Baseball No Division 3 No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Cross-country running Yes Division 3 No
    • Equestrian sports No Division C No
    • Football Yes Division 3 No
    • Golf Yes Division 3 No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Skiing (cross-country) Yes No No
    • Soccer No Division 3 No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming Yes Division 3 No
    • Tennis Yes Division 3 No
    • Track No Division 3 No
    • Volleyball No No No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Archery Yes No No
    • Badmington Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Cross-country running Yes Division 3 No
    • Equestrian sports No Division C No
    • Football No No No
    • Golf Yes Division 3 No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Skiing (cross-country) Yes No No
    • Soccer No Division 3 No
    • Softball No Division 3 No
    • Swimming Yes Division 3 No
    • Tennis Yes Division 3 No
    • Track Yes Division 3 No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 3 No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty163
    • Full-time Percentage64%
    • Part-time Percentage36%
    • Female Percentage45%
    • Male Percentage55%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio12:1 or 1,518 students to 124 faculty

Location & Contact

Westminster College

319 South Market Street
PA 16172-0001

Bradley Tokar

Director of Admissions

Phone: 724-946-7100
Fax: 724-946-7171
Email: tokarbp@westminster.edu



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