Westminster College

Address:
319 South Market Street, New Wilmington, PA 16172
Phone:
724-946-8761
Website:
http://www.westminster.edu
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About Westminster College

Westminster College is classified as a baccalaureate college with an arts and sciences focus. At least 10 percent of all undergraduate degrees awarded are bachelor’s degrees. This small four-year college has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. At least 80% of students are enrolled full time, and half of these students reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees only within the professional fields. Most graduate degrees are awarded in education. According to data for fall enrollment, this institution has a low transfer rate, and at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Fewer than 20% of entering students are undergrad transfer students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate1,471
 Graduate72
 Total1,543
GenderFemale59%
 Male41%
Student Age% Under 2593%
 % 25 and Over7%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time93%
 % Part-time7%
Race/Ethnicity% White80.0%
 % Black1.2%
 % Asian0.9%
 % Latino0.4%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Race Unknown17.4%
 % International student0%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesNO
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingTown/Rural
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal4,296
 % Admitted60%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled16%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT77%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT46%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800580 / 800
 SAT Writing460 / 800570 / 800
 SAT Math480 / 800590 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite20 / 3625 / 36
 ACT English19 / 3626
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math20 / 3626 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$35
 Graduate Application Fee$35
 In-State Tuition & Fees$29,320
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$29,320
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid100%
 % Undergraduates with Loans79%
 % Undergraduates with Grants100%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,700
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,840
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$7,300
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$500
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,200
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$800

Neighborhood Data for the New Wilmington Area

Median Age21.1
Median Household Income$47,708
Total Population2,551
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total44.7% 55.3%
 Age 0-949.6%50.4%
 Age 10-1748.1%51.9%
 Age 18-2445.8%54.2%
 Age 25-2934.8%65.2%
 Age 30-3935.5%64.5%
 40+58.0%42.0%
Race/Ethnicity% White96.0%
 % Black2.6%
 % Asian0.0%
 % Latino1.1%
 % Native American0.0%
 % Pacific Islander0.2%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.0%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,840
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$7,300
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$592
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $5000.0%45.7%13.3%
 $500 to $7490.0%17.4%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%13.0%13.3%
 Over $1000100.0%23.9%26.6%
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