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Westmont College

  • Santa Barbara, CA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 64%36%
    student ratio
  • 1,378
    total students
  • $38,960 | $38,960
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 20
    fall application deadline
  • 75%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 590
    sat math
  • 585
    sat reading
  • 590
    sat writing
  • 26
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Neuroscience
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Managerial Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Art Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Secondary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Science Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Modern Languages
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      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-Pharmacy Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Veterinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Pre-Law Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
      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.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Theology and religious vocations
    • Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

75% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied1,877
    • Accepted1,417
    • Acceptance Rate75%
    • Enrolled1,378
    • Female Applicants1,293
    • Females Accepted984
    • Female Acceptance Rate76%
    • Male Applicants584
    • Males Accepted433
    • Male Acceptance Rate74%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Required for Some Interview
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.77
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen February 20th April 1st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer March 1st March 15th --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 585 540 650
    • SAT Math 590 530 650
    • SAT Writing 590 520 650
    • ACT Composite 26 23 29
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$38,960
    • Out-of-state tuition *$38,960
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,030.00
    • Room and board *$12,580.00
    • Room only *$7,820.00
    • * 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 offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students1,378
    • Male Student Percentage36%
    • Female Student Percentage64%
  • 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 Students35% out-of-state student

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 80%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations student ministries, student government, competitive athletics, music and theater ensembles, intramural athletics
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No Yes Yes
    • Basketball Yes Yes Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cross-country running Yes Yes Yes
    • Equestrian sports No Division C No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes No No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rugby No Division C No
    • Soccer Yes Yes Yes
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Yes Yes
    • Track No Yes Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division C No
    • Water polo Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Yes Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cross-country running Yes Yes Yes
    • Equestrian sports No No No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes No No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rugby No No No
    • Soccer Yes Yes Yes
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Yes Yes
    • Track No Yes Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee No No No
    • Volleyball Yes Yes Yes
    • Water polo Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty151
    • Full-time Percentage63%
    • Part-time Percentage37%
    • Female Percentage39%
    • Male Percentage61%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio12:1 or 1,361 students to 113 faculty

Location & Contact

955 La Paz Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93108-1099
USA

Mrs.Joyce Luy

Dean of Admission

Phone: 805-565-6200
Fax: 805-565-6234
Email: admissions@westmont.edu



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