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Tuition & Fees

$44,044

$44,044

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
14%
600-699
33%
500-599
36%
400-499
17%
700-800
8%
600-699
34%
500-599
43%
400-499
14%
300-399
1%
700-800
9%
600-699
33%
500-599
40%
400-499
17%
300-399
1%
30-36
38%
24-29
38%
18-23
21%
12-17
3%
30-36
13%
24-29
56%
18-23
25%
12-17
6%
30-36
25%
24-29
45%
18-23
29%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

61%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,656
Declined + 345
Total Received 2,001
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Private (nonprofit)

1,298

undergraduate students

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School Facts

Westmont, founded in 1937, is a non-denominational Christian liberal arts college. Its 133-acre campus is located four miles from the center of Santa Barbara.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,298
Established in 1937
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Nondenominational Christian
Accredited by •  WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Santa Barbara, CA

133-acre, suburban campus in Santa Barbara (population: 91,930), 90 miles from Los Angeles. Served by air, bus, and train; major airport serves Los Angeles. School operates transportation within Santa Barbara.

Westmont College
955 La Paz Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93108

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
86%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
36%
Top 1/4
65%
Top 1/2
93%
Bottom 1/2
7%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
14%
600-699
33%
500-599
36%
400-499
17%
700-800
8%
600-699
34%
500-599
43%
400-499
14%
300-399
1%
700-800
9%
600-699
33%
500-599
40%
400-499
17%
300-399
1%
30-36
38%
24-29
38%
18-23
21%
12-17
3%
30-36
13%
24-29
56%
18-23
25%
12-17
6%
30-36
25%
24-29
45%
18-23
29%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 15 (priority deadline)
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 Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,656
Declined + 345
Total Received 2,001

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

State residency

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Admissions Contact

Silvio Vazquez
Dean of Admission
P: 800 777-9011
admissions@westmont.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,300,674
State $1,952,439
Institutional $16,145,176
Other external $382,590
Total $19,780,879

Non-need-based

Federal $66,675
State
Institutional $5,266,124
Other external $257,882
Total $5,590,681

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
soccer
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Golden State Athletic Conference
Mascot
Warriors
School colors
maroon and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art
Art History
Biology
Chemistry
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Economics/Business
Engineering/Physics
English
English/Modern Languages
European Studies
French
History
Kinesiology/Physical Education
Liberal Studies
Mathematics
Music
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Religious Studies
Social Sciences
Sociology
Spanish
Theatre Arts
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Undergraduate

100%

1,298
students

Female
61%
787

Male
39%
511

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

99%

1,291
students

Female
61%
785

Male
39%
506

undergraduatePart-time

1%

7
students

Female
29%
2

Male
71%
5

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Hispanic/Latino
61%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

81%

Transfer applicants accepted

47%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Other
  • 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

  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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