Westminster College

New Wilmington, PA

Westminster College

New Wilmington, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$36,806

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
32%
500-599
41%
400-499
21%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
21%
500-599
48%
400-499
23%
300-399
3%
30-36
9%
24-29
43%
18-23
35%
12-17
11%
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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,083
Declined 791
Total Received 2,874
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Private

1,192

undergraduate students

62

graduate students

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Location

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 1,254
Established in 1852
Coeducational Coeducational

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

  • Metropolitan area: Pittsburgh
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Pittsburgh International

Westminster College
319 South Market Street
New Wilmington
16172

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
75%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Interfraternity Council/Panhellenic Council
  • Dance Theatre
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Campus Programming Council

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Christmas Vespers
  • Greek Week
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
42%
Top 1/2
75%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
32%
500-599
41%
400-499
21%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
21%
500-599
48%
400-499
23%
300-399
3%
30-36
9%
24-29
43%
18-23
35%
12-17
11%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $35
Application deadline May 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.55

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,083
Declined 791
Total Received 2,874

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA

Important

application essay
class rank
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
interview

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 2
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $35,360
Room & board $11,130
Additional fees $1,446
Total $47,936
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Archery, Badminton, Racquetball, Skiing (cross-country), Skiing (downhill), Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Archery, Badminton, Racquetball, Skiing (cross-country), Skiing (downhill), Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Communication, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, Other
Education, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
History, General
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
International/Global Studies
Journalism, Other
Latin Language and Literature
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Molecular Biology
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Public Relations/Image Management
Radio and Television
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

1,254

total students

66%

in-state

34%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

95%

1,192
students

Female
53%
636

Male
47%
556

5%

62
students

Female
69%
43

Male
31%
19

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

1,171
students

Female
54%
627

Male
46%
544

2%

21
students

Female
43%
9

Male
57%
12

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 78%
Student 4 year graduation rate 60%
Student 5 year graduation rate 9%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

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
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
20%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

14

Transfer students enrolled

1%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment no
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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