Westmont College: Ranking & Review

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United States
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310663811
Top 23%

Westmont College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate85%83%85%
Applicants1,8186451,173
Admissions1,5405381,002
Enrolled undergraduates353125228
Enrolled total (including graduate students)1,300511789

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores251
Percent of students submitting SAT scores71%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
640
Math
615

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores194
Percent of students submitting ACT scores55%
ACT Composite
26
ACT English
28
ACT Math
25

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Westmont College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$60,930$60,930
Off-campus$56,494$56,494
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $13,886 and other expenses per full academic year.

Westmont College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,176 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$42,890$42,890
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,154$1,154
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$2,120$2,120

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services5151
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies4444
Biological and Biomedical Sciences3434
Social Sciences2727
Visual and Performing Arts2626
English Language and Literature & Letters2222
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2121
Psychology1919
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1414
Philosophy and Religious Studies1414
History1313
Physical Sciences1313
Education1111
Engineering66
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics33
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services33
Mathematics and Statistics33
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Grand Total11313324

A total of 324 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Westmont College.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate70%73%68%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%

General info

Alternative namesWC
Founded1937
MottoChristus Primatum Tenens
Christ Holding Preeminence
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementWestmont College is an undergraduate, residential, Christian, liberal arts community serving God's kingdom by cultivating thoughtful scholars, grateful servants and faithful leaders for global engagement with the academy, church and world.
Colorsmaroon, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff332
Instructional FTE126
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewestmont.edu
Address955 La Paz Rd
Santa Barbara, California, 93108-1089
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Midsize
City population204,000
Phone8055656000
Fax+1 (805) 565 6234

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