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Tuition & Fees

$36,276

$36,276

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
18%
500-599
36%
400-499
39%
300-399
6%
700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
45%
400-499
35%
300-399
5%
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
41%
400-499
36%
300-399
9%
200-299
1%
30-36
9%
24-29
30%
18-23
42%
12-17
17%
6-11
2%
30-36
4%
24-29
37%
18-23
42%
12-17
17%
30-36
10%
24-29
34%
18-23
46%
12-17
10%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

55%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,937
Declined + 685
Total Received 2,622
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Private (nonprofit)

1,174

undergraduate students

40

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 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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,214
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: 2,221), 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
75%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
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 33% of male students
 
5 sororities 49% of female students

% 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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
18%
500-599
36%
400-499
39%
300-399
6%
700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
45%
400-499
35%
300-399
5%
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
41%
400-499
36%
300-399
9%
200-299
1%
30-36
9%
24-29
30%
18-23
42%
12-17
17%
6-11
2%
30-36
4%
24-29
37%
18-23
42%
12-17
17%
30-36
10%
24-29
34%
18-23
46%
12-17
10%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
(waived if filed online)
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

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,937
Declined + 685
Total Received 2,622

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Thomas H. Stein
Vice President for Enrollment
P: 800 942-8033
F: 724 946-7171
admis@westminster.edu

Cost

Tuition $34,830
Room $5,940
Board $2,900
Additional fees $1,446
Books & supplies $2,250
Total $47,366
Average Financial Aid - $28,042
Total with Avg. Aid $19,324

Financial Aid

83%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$28,042

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,617,980
State $1,460,487
Institutional $17,828,345
Other external $954,118
Total $21,860,930

Non-need-based

Federal $106,798
State $14,721
Institutional $3,080,566
Other external $58,296
Total $3,260,381

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

97%

1,174
students

Female
55%
641

Male
45%
533

Graduate

3%

40
students

Female
63%
25

Male
38%
15

undergraduateFull-time

97%

1,150
students

Female
55%
626

Male
45%
524

undergraduatePart-time

3%

24
students

Female
63%
15

Male
37%
9

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
71%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

98%

Transfer applicants accepted

21%

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 Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

61

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
  • 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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