Westmont College

Santa Barbara, CA

Westmont College

Santa Barbara, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$48,180

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
690
25th
570
75th
680
25th
540
75th
34
25th
24
75th
29
25th
23
75th
31
25th
24
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,749
Declined 744
Total Received 2,493
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Private

1,362

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,362
Established in 1937
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Nondenominational Christian

Social Networks

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.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Westmont College
955 La Paz Road
Santa Barbara, CA
93108

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
85%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
690
25th
570
75th
680
25th
540
75th
34
25th
24
75th
29
25th
23
75th
31
25th
24

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) January 15
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,749
Declined 744
Total Received 2,493

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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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Financial Aid

97%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$30,690

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $46,980
Housing $9,220
Food $5,820
Additional fees $1,200
Books & supplies $1,600
Total $64,820
Average Financial Aid - $30,690
Total with Avg. Aid $34,130

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,179,144
State $1,832,497
Institutional $19,748,840
Other external $390,671
Total $23,151,152

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $7,755,443
Other external $219,115
Total $7,974,558

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 888 963-4624
finaid@westmont.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Swimming yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Golden State Athletic Conference

Majors

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

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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

1,362

total students

65%

in-state

35%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,362
students

Female
61%
828

Male
39%
534

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

1,325
students

Female
60%
799

Male
40%
526

3%

37
students

Female
78%
29

Male
22%
8

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
19%
Hispanic/Latino
54%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

12%

Students are transfer students

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
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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