Tuition & Fees

$46,594

$46,594

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
22%
600-699
42%
500-599
31%
400-499
5%
700-800
18%
600-699
35%
500-599
41%
400-499
6%
700-800
9%
600-699
33%
500-599
40%
400-499
17%
300-399
1%
30-36
37%
24-29
38%
18-23
23%
12-17
2%
30-36
15%
24-29
49%
18-23
30%
12-17
6%
30-36
30%
24-29
42%
18-23
27%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,833
Declined + 1,104
Total Received 2,937
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Private (nonprofit)

1,277

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics/business
  2. English
  3. Sociology
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Codes

SAT 4950
ACT 0478

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,277
Established in 1937
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Nondenominational Christian
Accredited by •  WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Santa Barbara, CA

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.

Westmont College
955 La Paz Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93108

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
85%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
28%
Top 1/4
63%
Top 1/2
89%
Bottom 1/2
11%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
22%
600-699
42%
500-599
31%
400-499
5%
700-800
18%
600-699
35%
500-599
41%
400-499
6%
700-800
9%
600-699
33%
500-599
40%
400-499
17%
300-399
1%
30-36
37%
24-29
38%
18-23
23%
12-17
2%
30-36
15%
24-29
49%
18-23
30%
12-17
6%
30-36
30%
24-29
42%
18-23
27%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15 (priority deadline)
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 Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,833
Declined + 1,104
Total Received 2,937

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

State residency

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Admissions Contact

Silvio Vazquez
Dean of Admission
P: 800 777-9011
admissions@westmont.edu

Financial Aid

87%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$36,098

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $45,410
Room $8,996
Board $5,650
Additional fees $1,184
Books & supplies $1,600
Total $62,840
Average Financial Aid - $36,098
Total with Avg. Aid $26,742
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 888 963-4624
finaid@westmont.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Sean Smith
Director of Financial Aid
sesmith@westmont.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
soccer
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Rugby, Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Badminton, Basketball, Beach Volleyball, Kickball, Soccer, Table Tennis

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Athletic Directors

Dave Odell (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Kirsten Moore (women's)
Associate Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Golden State Athletic Conference
Mascot
Warriors
School colors
maroon and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art
Art History
Chemistry
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Economics/Business
Engineering/Physics
English
English/Modern Languages
European Studies
French
History
Kinesiology
Liberal Studies
Mathematics
Music
Music Education
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Religious Studies
Social Sciences
Sociology
Spanish
Theatre Arts
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics/business
  2. English
  3. Sociology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Education
  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy

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 Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American 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
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

69%

Transfer applicants accepted

34%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Other
  • 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

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