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Westminster College

Salt Lake City, UT, USA
3.87 Average Rating

Westminster College is a 4-year liberal arts institution located in Salt Lake City, Utah. The 32-acre campus is just 10 minutes from the downtown business district and features five undergraduate colleges, as well as four graduate institutions. Students can also opt for online options in competency-based learning and executive education, which result in certificates. Outside of academia, Westminster has a Campus Concierge to provide information about the 60+ student organizations on campus, as well as events hosted by the ASW, the student government. With 6 mountain resorts within 30 minutes of the Sugar House neighborhood the campus resides in, Westminster offers an Outdoor Program that takes students skiing, mountain biking, and more.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Small city

0
100
93%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
50%
Out-Of-State Students
39%
78%
Submitting ACT
26%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 24
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1187
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
2,570
Total Number of Undergrads
2,030
Academic Calendar

Four-one-four plan

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
73%
20-39 Students
26%
0
100
45%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
62%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
9:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$21,109
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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.
$34,000
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.
$34,000
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.
$9,524
Books and Supplies
$1000

Aid & Grants

0
100
83%
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.
24%
Average Aid Per Year
$20,070
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.
24%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,091
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$18,956

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.
53%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$7,172
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.
$17,194
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.
$266
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
41%
59%
Student Organizations
54
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
Yes

Housing

0
100
32%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Griffins
School Colors
Purple/Copper
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Salt Lake City
Provo
San Francisco
Denver
Seattle
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$58,100
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What Students Are Saying

3.87 Average Rating
Westminster College is the best college I have attended! They have small class sizes and great professors. The college has a great reputation in Salt Lake City
Elizabeth from Riverton, UT
westminster offers individualized teaching and maintains an excellent national reputation to prepare all students for their careers. a school where the class sizes allow for professors to know students by name and where one-on-one meetings and collaborations with them are commonplace.
mckenzie from spanish fork, ut
Westminster College in Utah is a private college. It includes a unique and close knit community made up of a unique blend of cultures, religions, and backgrounds. It provides a distinct and rich learning environment where students can feel comfortable asking questions and getting one on one time with there professors.
Mystery from Clinton, UT
This school is so helpful and open to doing anything they can to help the students to succeed. The classes are small so the professors can interact with each student more. And the social scene is great!
Cassidy from Bountiful, UT
Westminster is a great small liberal arts school. The campus is small, well manicured and classes are easily accesible. Great option if the U and BYU are not in your consideration.
Daniel from Littlerock, CA
westminster college is a fantastic learning environment for all students. the small size of the school allows for one-on-one interactions with professors and other members of the faculty. the school is a close-knit community where anyone can find a niche where they belong.
Megan from Salt Lake City, UT
great advancement opportunities for students after college.
great internship opportunities and helpful placement in them.
great helpful and encouraging staff.
Stephanie from West Valley, UT

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