1,192
Students
Financial aid thermometer
29,959
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
72
72%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Westminster College is a Comprehensive institution located in New Wilmington, PA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address Remick House
319 S. Market Street
New Wilmington, PA  16172
United States
Contact Dr. Thomas H. Stein
Vice President for Enrollment Management
Email: steinth@westminster.edu
Phone: 724-946-7105
Fax: 724-946-7171

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Human Resources Management Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
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Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
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Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,874
Applied
2,083
Accepted
1,192
Enrolled
72%
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Female Admissions

1,575
Females Applied
1,170
Females Accepted
74%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,299
Males Applied
913
Males Accepted
70%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

35
Application Fee
3.55
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2
2 recommendations
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3
Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen May 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 558 500 620
SAT Math 543 440 580
ACT Composite 23 19 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

35,360
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Fees

1,446
Full-time student fees
11,130
Room & board
5,940
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

29,959
Avg. Financial Aid Package
29,849
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
15,500
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,508
Avg. Loan Aid
18,337
Avg. Grant Aid
25,465
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
83%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
19%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,192
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
34%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.92%
Black or African American 5.01%
White or Caucasian 69.62%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.33%
Asian 0.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 0.83%
Other 20.7%

Gender

Male (46.64%)
Female (53.36%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 75%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Christmas Vespers and Greek Week

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark
More services
learning center, handicapped services

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Interfraternity Council/Panhellenic Council, Dance Theatre, Habitat for Humanity and Campus Programming Council

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing No Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark Checkmark No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball No No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing No Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark Checkmark No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

144
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 90
Part-time - 54
Male - 73
Female - 71