Westminster College

New Wilmington, PA

Westminster College

New Wilmington, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$37,675

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,101
Declined 645
Total Received 2,746
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Private

1,225

undergraduate students

92

graduate students

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School Facts

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

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,317
Established in 1852
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Presbyterian

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300-acre campus in New Wilmington (population: 2,220), 60 miles from Pittsburgh. Served by bus; air and train serve Youngstown, OH (25 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Westminster College
319 South Market Street
New Wilmington, PA
16172

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
75%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
42%
Top 1/2
75%
Bottom 1/2
25%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Other application fee (waived if filed online)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (final deadline) May 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,101
Declined 645
Total Received 2,746

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program

Recommended

Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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

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
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

96%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$28,632

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $37,075
Room & board $11,550
Additional fees $600
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $50,225
Average Financial Aid - $28,632
Total with Avg. Aid $21,593
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 724 946-7102
gerberca@westminster.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field indoor
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

equestrian sports, ice hockey, rock climbing, skiing, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

equestrian sports, rock climbing, skiing, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

archery, badminton, basketball, cross-country, diving, football, golf, racquetball, softball, swimming, tennis, volleyball, weight lifting

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Presidents' Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Biochemistry.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, Other.
Education, General.
Education, Other.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
History, General.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International/Globalization Studies.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics, General.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Molecular Biology.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Neuroscience.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Relations/Image Management.
Radio and Television.
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,317

total students

71%

in-state

29%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

93%

1,225
students

Female
53%
648

Male
47%
577

7%

92
students

Female
71%
65

Male
29%
27

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

1,144
students

Female
52%
594

Male
48%
550

7%

81
students

Female
67%
54

Male
33%
27

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
21%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

13%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

61

semester hours

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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
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