Westmont College

Address:
955 La Paz Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93108-1089
Phone:
805-565-6000
Website:
http://www.westmont.edu
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About Westmont College

Westmont 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 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within the arts and sciences fields. No graduate degrees are awarded in fields available to undergraduate majors. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up fewer than 20% of entering undergraduates. 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 SizeUndergraduate1,304
 Graduate4
 Total1,308
GenderFemale63%
 Male38%
Student Age% Under 2599%
 % 25 and Over1%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time99%
 % Part-time1%
Race/Ethnicity% White67.3%
 % Black2.7%
 % Asian9.3%
 % Latino11.1%
 % Native American2.4%
 % Race Unknown6.6%
 % International student1%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyPerforming Arts
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal1,877
 % Admitted75%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled27%
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 ACT50%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800650 / 800
 SAT Writing520 / 800640 / 800
 SAT Math530 / 800650 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite23 / 3629 / 36
 ACT English23 / 3630
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math23 / 3628 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$50
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$34,460
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$34,460
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid96%
 % Undergraduates with Loans61%
 % Undergraduates with Grants95%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,610
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$10,960
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$10,980
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,960
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,897
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,041

Neighborhood Data for the Santa Barbara Area

Median Age35.8
Median Household Income$63,401
Total Population88,192
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total49.8% 50.2%
 Age 0-950.9%49.1%
 Age 10-1749.1%50.9%
 Age 18-2451.0%49.0%
 Age 25-2953.0%47.0%
 Age 30-3954.7%45.3%
 40+48.1%51.9%
Race/Ethnicity% White74.8%
 % Black1.9%
 % Asian3.8%
 % Latino38.4%
 % Native American0.6%
 % Pacific Islander0.3%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.4%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$10,960
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$10,980
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$1,359
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $5002.0%9.3%0.8%
 $500 to $7496.5%3.6%0.0%
 $750 to $99940.0%12.4%6.6%
 Over $100051.5%74.8%87.6%
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