Westminster College

Salt Lake City, UT

Westminster College

Salt Lake City, UT

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Tuition & Fees

$37,960

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
46%
500-599
36%
400-499
12%
700-800
2%
600-699
36%
500-599
46%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
30-36
11%
24-29
43%
18-23
38%
12-17
8%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

9

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,530
Declined 136
Total Received 1,666
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Private

1,740

undergraduate students

475

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Westminster College, founded in 1875, is a private institution. Its 27-acre campus is located two miles from downtown Salt Lake City.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,215
Established in 1875
Coeducational Coeducational

Scholarships

27-acre campus in Salt Lake City (population: 200,544). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Salt Lake City International

Westminster College
1840 South 1300 East
Salt Lake City, UT
84105-3697

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
35%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Westminster Ski and Snowboard Club (WSSC)
  • Residence Hall Association (Residential Government)
  • Feminist Club
  • Latin X
  • Theatre Society

Top Events

  • Westminster Welcome Back Week
  • Vagina Monologues
  • Late Night Breakfast
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group

Campus Security

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

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
23%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
81%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
46%
500-599
36%
400-499
12%
700-800
2%
600-699
36%
500-599
46%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
30-36
11%
24-29
43%
18-23
38%
12-17
8%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.57

Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,530
Declined 136
Total Received 1,666

Admissions Factors

Very Important

application essay
academic GPA
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
interview
class rank
talent/ability

Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 41
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $37,440
Room & board $11,097
Additional fees $520
Books & supplies $1,000
Other fees $2,466
Total $52,523

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Lacrosse
Skiing (downhill)
Soccer
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

cycling, snowboarding, soccer

Club Sports - Women's

cycling, snowboarding

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Football, Rock climbing, Skiing (cross-country), Soccer, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Football, Rock climbing, Skiing (cross-country), Soccer, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
Art/Art Studies, General
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other
Finance, General
Fine and Studio Arts Management
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
History, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Latin American Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Management Information Systems and Services, Other
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Music, General
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Health, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Sociology
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional

2,215

total students

61%

in-state

39%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

79%

1,740
students

Female
61%
1,065

Male
39%
675

21%

475
students

Female
67%
318

Male
33%
157

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

1,649
students

Female
62%
1,010

Male
38%
639

6%

91
students

Female
61%
55

Male
39%
36

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 80%
Student 4 year graduation rate 44%
Student 5 year graduation rate 12%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

103

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
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

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Writing

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

95%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

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