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Westmont College

Santa Barbara, CA

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Overview

Westmont College is a 4-year institution located in Santa Barbara, CA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 955 La Paz Road
Santa Barbara, CA  93108-1099
United States
Contact Phone: 805-565-6000

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
Engineering, General Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,326
Applied
1,907
Accepted
1,293
Enrolled
82%
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Female Admissions

1,523
Females Applied
1,286
Females Accepted
84%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

803
Males Applied
621
Males Accepted
77%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.63
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported August 1st Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan November 1st December 25th
Transfer March 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 665 620 700
SAT Math 656 590 720
ACT Composite 29 30 33

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

50,550
Private
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Fees

1,240
Full-time student fees
16,360
Room & board
9,860
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Tuition payment plans offered Yes

Financial Aid

40,103
Avg. Financial Aid Package
41,036
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
50,103
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,423
Avg. Loan Aid
26,901
Avg. Grant Aid
35,960
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
85.8%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
31%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,293
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
31%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 23.28%
Black or African American 2.03%
White or Caucasian 52.19%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.23%
Asian 6.95%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.23%
Two or more races 6.72%
Other 6.72%

Gender

Male (52.36%)
Female (47.64%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 96%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Potters Clay (service project to Mexico), Urban Initiative and Spring Sing

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Intercultural organizations, Westmont Activities Council, Student Ministry and Outreach, Westmont College Student Association and Orientation Team

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark No Checkmark
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No No Checkmark
Golf No No Checkmark
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No No No
Tennis No No Checkmark
Track And Field No No Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Rugby No No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark Checkmark
Tennis No Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee No No No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

164
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 100
Part-time - 64
Male - 87
Female - 77
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