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Tuition & Fees

$35,210

$35,210

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
18%
500-599
39%
400-499
35%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
19%
500-599
45%
400-499
30%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
37%
400-499
38%
300-399
8%
200-299
1%
30-36
12%
24-29
32%
18-23
41%
12-17
15%
30-36
4%
24-29
41%
18-23
37%
12-17
18%
30-36
7%
24-29
39%
18-23
46%
12-17
8%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

45%

55%

male

female

1
10

teacher

students

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Not Selective

94%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,657
Declined + 105
Total Received 1,762
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Private (nonprofit)

1,122

undergraduate students

188

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. Biology
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Codes

SAT 2975
ACT 3752

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School Facts

Westminster, founded in 1852, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 300-acre campus is located in New Wilmington, 65 miles north of Pittsburgh.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,310
Established in 1852
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Presbyterian
Accredited by •  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)

New Wilmington, PA

300-acre campus in New Wilmington (population: 2,358), 60 miles from Pittsburgh. Served by bus; air and train serve Youngstown, OH (25 miles).

Westminster College
319 South Market Street
New Wilmington, PA 16172

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
71%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
87%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
4 fraternities 22% of male students
 
5 sororities 38% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
24%
Top 1/4
43%
Top 1/2
64%
Bottom 1/2
36%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
18%
500-599
39%
400-499
35%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
19%
500-599
45%
400-499
30%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
37%
400-499
38%
300-399
8%
200-299
1%
30-36
12%
24-29
32%
18-23
41%
12-17
15%
30-36
4%
24-29
41%
18-23
37%
12-17
18%
30-36
7%
24-29
39%
18-23
46%
12-17
8%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline May 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

94%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,657
Declined + 105
Total Received 1,762

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Interview
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Extracurricular activities
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Thomas H. Stein
Vice President for Enrollment
P: 800 942-8033
F: 724 946-6171
admis@westminster.edu

Cost

Tuition $33,810
Room & board $10,690
Additional fees $1,400
Books & supplies $2,250
Total $48,150
Average Financial Aid - $27,070
Total with Avg. Aid $21,080

Financial Aid

80%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$27,070

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,812,136
State $1,455,032
Institutional $16,666,705
Other external $805,905
Total $20,739,778

Non-need-based

Federal $16,712
State $0
Institutional $2,968,474
Other external $40,273
Total $3,025,459

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Presidents' Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Titans
School colors
blue and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Biochemistry
Biology
Broadcast Communications
Business Administration
Chemistry
Child/Family Studies
Communication Studies
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Criminal Justice Studies
Early Childhood/Special Education
Education
Engineering Physics
English
Environmental Science
Financial Economics
Fine Arts
History
Human Resources
International Business
International Studies
Liberal Arts
Marketing
Materials Science
Mathematics
Molecular Biology
Music Education
Neuroscience
Occupational Therapy
Performance
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Relations
Quantitative Economics
Religion
Secondary Education
Sociology
Spanish
Sports Management
Theatre
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Undergraduate

86%

1,122
students

Female
55%
622

Male
45%
500

Graduate

14%

188
students

Female
69%
129

Male
31%
59

undergraduateFull-time

97%

1,093
students

Female
56%
612

Male
44%
481

undergraduatePart-time

3%

29
students

Female
35%
10

Male
65%
19

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
75%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

44%

Transfer applicants accepted

50%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Spring: January 15

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Reading
  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Canada
Northern Ireland
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Dawn Chapman
Associate Director of Admissions
724 946-6125
chapmadm@westminster.edu

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