Westmont College

Santa Barbara, CA

Westmont College

Santa Barbara, CA

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Undergrad Christian Life Transfer

Tuition & Fees

$46,594

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
19%
600-699
40%
500-599
34%
400-499
6%
700-800
16%
600-699
35%
500-599
40%
400-499
9%
30-36
35%
24-29
28%
18-23
31%
12-17
6%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,992
Declined 1,082
Total Received 3,074
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Private

1,277

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Westmont College, founded in 1937, is a non-denominational Christian liberal arts college. Its 133-acre campus is located four miles from the center of Santa Barbara.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,277
Established in 1937
Coeducational Coeducational

133-acre, suburban campus in Santa Barbara (population: 92,101), 90 miles from Los Angeles. Served by air, bus, and train; major airport serves Los Angeles. School operates transportation within Santa Barbara.

  • Metropolitan area: Los Angeles
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Santa Barbara Municipal

Westmont College
955 La Paz Road
Santa Barbara
93108

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
95%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Ministries
  • Student Government
  • Competitive Athletics
  • Music, Art and Theater ensembles
  • Intramural Sports

Top Events

  • Potter's Clay (service project to Mexico)
  • Spring Sing (campus-wide talent competition)
  • Fall/Spring Formal Dances
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

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
28%
Top 1/4
63%
Top 1/2
89%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
19%
600-699
40%
500-599
34%
400-499
6%
700-800
16%
600-699
35%
500-599
40%
400-499
9%
30-36
35%
24-29
28%
18-23
31%
12-17
6%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.45

Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,992
Declined 1,082
Total Received 3,074

Admissions Factors

Very Important

character/personal qualities
application essay
academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
interview
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
talent/ability

Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
class rank
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 20
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Varsity Sports

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

Intramural Sports Men

Football

Intramural Sports Women

Football

Club Sports Men

Rugby, Sailing, Ultimate frisbee, Water polo

Club Sports Women

Cheerleading, Sailing, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
European Studies/Civilization
French Language and Literature
History, General
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mathematics, General
Music, General
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Social Sciences, General
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

1,277

total students

73%

in-state

27%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,277
students

Female
61%
783

Male
39%
494

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

1,266
students

Female
62%
775

Male
38%
491

1%

11
students

Female
73%
8

Male
27%
3

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 82%
Student 4 year graduation rate 71%
Student 5 year graduation rate 3%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Hispanic/Latino
57%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

51

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
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 no

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
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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