94%

Acceptance Rate

$17,911

Avg.Financial Aid

002523

FAFSA Code

About Westminster College (MO)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

717

Website

www.wcmo.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Presbyterian Church (USA)

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Westminster College is a private, Presbyterian Church (USA) university located in New Wilmington, PA. Westminster College was founded in the year 1875. The motto of the Westminster College is Pro Christo et Libertate and its official colors are purple and copper. Across all the courses offered at Westminster College, the enrolment stands at 655. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 253 faculty. There are around 44% of the students who are females and 56% are males at Westminster College. At WC, around 98% of the students are 24 and under. In its 145 years of existence, WC has produced several known personalities like Amber Brkich (Actor, TV Personality), Kaylin Richardson (Alpine skier), Bruce A Smith (Businessperson), and Edmond Hamilton (Novelist, Cartoonist). The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure, which helps in developing the personality of its students. At WC, 50 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AABI (Aviation Accreditation Board International), ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs), CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education), and CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health). $84 million (2019) is the total value of endowment of the Westminster College.

Location & Contact

Address

501 Westminster Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5736423361
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Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular college helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. Westminster College has been ranked at the 342nd position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the college based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

94%

SAT Range

1030 - 1190

ACT Range

20 - 25

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is fairly easy. Westminster College has 3 admission thresholds. A non-refundable fee, along with the application form, is required to be deposited by the students, in order to complete the process. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1030-1190, it would improve her chances. The average ACT score at Westminster College is 22. However, those getting an ACT score less than 20 might also be offered admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 501 Westminster Ave, Fulton, Missouri 65251-1299, or call (573) 642-3361.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$22,091

Average Annual Cost

$25,700

Books And Supplies

$1,100

Other Fees

$1,900

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$10,140

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,790

Total One Year Cost

$42,630

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to WC. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $45,088. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($29,490), books and supplies ($1,100), room and boarding ($10,478), and budget for other expenses ($4,020). Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Bachelor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

11:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

76%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

61%

Male Professors

39%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

39 Graduates

Biology, General

26 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

15 Graduates

Political Science and Government

15 Graduates

Psychology, General

13 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

12 Graduates

International/Global Studies

10 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

9 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

8 Graduates

Mathematics

8 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

7 Graduates

Economics

7 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

7 Graduates

International Business

7 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

7 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

6 Graduates

Business/Corporate Communications

5 Graduates

Curriculum and Instruction

5 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

5 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

5 Graduates

History

4 Graduates

Chemistry

3 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

3 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

3 Graduates

Philosophy

2 Graduates

Business, Management, Marketing, an...

1 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

1 Graduates

Marketing

1 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

1 Graduates

Peace Studies and Conflict Resoluti...

1 Graduates

Philosophy and Religious Studies, O...

1 Graduates

Physics

1 Graduates

Sociology

1 Graduates

Sociology and Anthropology

1 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, Other

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

717

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

30%

Full-time

97%

Part-time

3%

Students Gender

Male

56%

US National: 44%

Female

44%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

70% White

8% Unknown

8% Black

3% Hispanic

1% Two or more races

7% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

2% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

16%

Out Of State

81%

In State

3%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$62,575 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 89% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

89%

Undergrads in College Housing

84%

Averege Housing Cost

$5,470/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,670/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,670/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Blue Jays

School Colors

blue and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Upper Midwest Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

185

Total Female Athletes

117

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Wrestling

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Skiing-Snowboarding

Soccer

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Wrestling

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Skiing-Snowboarding

Soccer

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The college additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. At WC, $10,478 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Westminster College offers a number of dining and meal plan options for its students. To ensure the safety and security of students, the college has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 56% male and 44% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$33,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$42,700/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$24,156

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$251 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$17,911

Students Receiving Federal Grants

39%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,131

Students Receiving State Aid

44%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,140

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$15,071

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$22,189

$30K - $48K

$22,218

$48K - $75K

$21,721

$75K - $110K

$17,338

> $110K

$13,539

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$13,503,578

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$71,184

In case the students at Westminster College face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average financial aid at Westminster College is around $16,259 and the federal grant is $4,640. The students at the college are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $2,096, while the institutional aid is $16,259. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Westminster College amount to $13,503,578 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $71,184.

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