Tuition & Fees

$36,806

$36,806

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
32%
500-599
41%
400-499
22%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
22%
500-599
48%
400-499
23%
300-399
4%
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
41%
400-499
36%
300-399
9%
200-299
1%
30-36
15%
24-29
35%
18-23
30%
12-17
20%
30-36
8%
24-29
40%
18-23
34%
12-17
18%
30-36
10%
24-29
44%
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 (nonprofit)

1,192

undergraduate students

62

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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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,254
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

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
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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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
32%
500-599
41%
400-499
22%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
22%
500-599
48%
400-499
23%
300-399
4%
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
41%
400-499
36%
300-399
9%
200-299
1%
30-36
15%
24-29
35%
18-23
30%
12-17
20%
30-36
8%
24-29
40%
18-23
34%
12-17
18%
30-36
10%
24-29
44%
18-23
35%
12-17
11%

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

72%

acceptance rate

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

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: 724 946-7100
admis@westminster.edu

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 724 946-7102
gerberca@westminster.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Cheryl Gerber
Director of Financial Aid
gerberca@westminster.edu

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

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 Directors

James Dafler (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Tammy Swearingen (women's)
Assistant Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Presidents' Athletic Conference
Mascot
Titans
School colors
blue and white

Majors

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

1,254

total students

72%

in-state

28%

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 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
2%
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

Transfer Admissions

22%

Transfer applicants accepted

66%

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

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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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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