Westminster College

New Wilmington, PA, USA
3.60 Average Rating

Affiliated with the Presbyterian church, Westminster College is 4-year liberal arts college located in western Pennsylvania. Westminster is home to 41 bachelor’s degree-granting programs as well as 10 pre-professional fields of study. In addition to classroom space, the Westminster campus is home to the Outdoor Laboratory for Biological and Environmental Sciences—a 100-acre space featuring a field station, nature center, and conservation areas. For sports fans, Westminster fields 20 men’s and women’s athletic teams known as the Titans.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Presbyterian Church (USA)
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town
0
100
77%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
Transcript
No

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. November 1
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. December 1
Fall Regular Decision May 1

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
71%
Out-Of-State Students
36%
39%
Submitting ACT
78%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 22
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1097
0
1600

Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
1,228
Total Number of Undergrads
1,149
Academic Calendar

Semester

See your fit
Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
66%
20-39 Students
32%
40-99 Students
1%
0
100
60%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
73%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
11:1
US National: 21:1

Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$21,101
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$38,230
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$38,230
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$11,670
Books and Supplies
$1000

Aid & Grants

0
100
84%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
32%
Average Aid Per Year
$28,815
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
32%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,022
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$26,045

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
82%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$9,522
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$20,000
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$248

Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
44%
56%
Student Organizations
85
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
75%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Titans
School Colors
blue and white
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Presidents' Athletic Conference

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes

After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Employed
6 mos. after graduation
93%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$47,200

What Students Are Saying

3.60 Average Rating
Westminster College is a great place that takes pride in its sense of community. Professors know your name and are willing to help. It is a great school that feels like home.
Jennifer from PA

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