Westminster College Rankings

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In the World#3689 of 14178
In North America#1054 of 2629
In the United States#981 of 2528
In Pennsylvania#68 of 155
In New Wilmington#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
Presbyterian Church (USA)
Acceptance rate
67%
Average SAT
1078
Average ACT
23
Avg. cost to attend
$20,812 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,165
Graduates
66
Male:Female Ratio
46:54
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Westminster College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate67%63%70%
Applicants2,4591,2341,225
Admissions1,636779857
Freshmen enrolled full time280140140

18 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

43 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
217 or 78%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 970
or below

75% of them
had 1185
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Westminster College are 970-1185 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
109 or 39%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Westminster College are 19-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
TOEFL Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White848 (69%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown269 (22%)
Black or African American64 (5%)
Hispanic19 (2%)
Two or more races9 (0.7%)
American Indian or Alaska Native7 (0.6%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander5 (0.4%)
Asian4 (0.3%)
Nonresident Alien3 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$20,812/year
Average aid awarded
$28,351
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$15,267
$30-48K$17,505
$48-75K$18,575
$75-110K$21,819
$110K+$24,542

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$36,700$11,992
Tuition in-state$36,700$11,992
Tuition out-of-state$36,700$11,992
Fee in-district$600
Fee in-state$600
Fee out-of-state$600

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,022
Combined charge for room and board$11,450

Westminster College Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Business Administration and Management, General28
Biology & Biological Sciences, General25
Education, Other20
Psychology, General18
Accounting13
Music Teacher Education13
Sociology12
Mathematics, General12
Communication, General10
English Language and Literature, General9
Radio and Television8
History, General8
Computer Science7
Human Development and Family Studies, General7
Education, General6
Environmental Science6
Political Science and Government, General6
Neuroscience5
Public Relations & Image Management5
International & Global Studies5
Economics, Other5
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other3
Biochemistry3
International Business & Trade & Commerce3
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management3
Molecular Biology2
Spanish Language and Literature2
Chemistry, General2
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General2
Marketing & Marketing Management, General2
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services2
Special Education and Teaching, General2
Religion & Religious Studies1
Journalism, Other1
Mass Communication & Media Studies1
Fine & Studio Arts, General1
Engineering Physics & Applied Physics1
Music Performance, General1
Electrical and Electronics Engineering1
Computer and Information Sciences, General1
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General1
Educational Leadership and Administration, General1
Grand Total25311
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate70%68%71%
  • Full-time retention rate - 78%

Publications & Citations

Publications
740
Citations
12,577

Publication count by topic

Psychology
129
Sociology
78
Political science
57
Mathematics
52
Physics
43
History
43
Economics
42
Biology
41
Computer science
39
Philosophy
34
Medicine
27
Business
23
Chemistry
22
Art
19
Geography
16
Materials science
10
Engineering
9
Geology
8
Environmental science
5

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History932145
Philosophy1014109
Sociology1523743
Economics1689947
Psychology17073,433
Physics18271,452
Art185614
Geography1959412
Business2107554
Political science2151136
Computer science3227588
Biology32691,121
Mathematics3546243
Engineering3731122
Medicine3840390
Geology398610
Materials science4127150
Environmental science414448
Chemistry4639165

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990647
1991345
1992528
1993738
1994646
1995730
1996630
19971466
1998878
1999599
20009100
200112125
20029146
200318161
200411168
200511205
200612223
200714247
200824333
200923367
201026357
201121449
201240530
201336587
201433703
201551738
201642853
201760871
201832876
201937901
2020171139

General info

Alternative namesWC
Founded1852
WikipediaWestminster College (Pennsylvania)
Colorsblue, white
Academic CalendarAugust to May
Total FTE staff262
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address319 South Market Street
New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, 16172
United States
City population2,000
Phone7249468761
Fax+1 (724) 946 7171

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