66%

Acceptance Rate

$26,954

Avg.Financial Aid

003392

FAFSA Code

About Westminster College (PA)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,269

Website

www.westminster.edu

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

MSCHE

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

Located in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, Westminster College is a private, Presbyterian Church (USA) university. Interestingly, Westminster College has an ethnically diverse student population. At WC around 71% are white, 19% belong to an unknown race or ethnicity, and 5% are Black or African American. And, at the university, around 97% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 53% of the students are females and 47% are males. Andrew McKelvey, Gerald LaValle, Amber Brkich, and Mark Longietti are some of the well-known alumni of the school. Several other achievers owe their success to this university. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and, hence encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Students taking admission here will notice that the university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. A total of 71 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Location & Contact

Address

319 South Market Street

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7249468761
Fax: 7249466249
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Rankings

It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a college and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the college has a ranking. The rankings of eductional institutions by Forbes and US News are considered a reliable source by applicants and experts. The ranking of a college is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success. However, Westminster College doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications.

Admissions

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

FALSE

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

66%

SAT Range

1000 - 1220

ACT Range

20 - 26

Application Fee

$35

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

FALSE

The admission to Westminster College is easy and the students can make the most out of it. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $35, as part of the admission process at WC. The SAT score in the range of 970-1185 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. A candidate, in order to take admission to Westminster College, must score 22 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 19 are also given admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 319 South Market, Street, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania 16172, or call (724) 946-8761.

Annual Cost to Attend

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

$21,587

Average Annual Cost

$35,360

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$1,446

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

$11,130

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,250

Total One Year Cost

$50,186

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 total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $51,000. The average annual tuition cost ($37,300), books and supplies ($1,000), room and boarding ($11,450), and budget for other expenses ($1,250) are all included in this cost. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master'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.

77%

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

52%

Male Professors

48%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

33 Graduates

Education, Other

31 Graduates

Biology, General

21 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

19 Graduates

Sociology

18 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

16 Graduates

Psychology, General

14 Graduates

Music

10 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

8 Graduates

History

8 Graduates

Mathematics

8 Graduates

Political Science and Government

8 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

8 Graduates

Chemistry

7 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

7 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

6 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

5 Graduates

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

5 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

4 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

4 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

4 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

3 Graduates

Computer Science

2 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

2 Graduates

International Business

2 Graduates

International/Global Studies

2 Graduates

Philosophy

2 Graduates

Economics

1 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

1 Graduates

Physics

1 Graduates

Psychology, Other

1 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

1 Graduates

Religious Education

1 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,198

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

34%

Full-time

97%

Part-time

3%

Students Gender

Male

47%

US National: 44%

Female

53%

US National: 56%

Race/Ethnicity

69% White

22% Unknown

5% Black

2% Hispanic

1% Two or more races

0% Non Resident alien

0% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

28%

Out Of State

72%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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

Median Household Income

$56,139 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

N/A

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

NA

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

NA

The college offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $11,450 per year. At Westminster College, students are offered well-cooked food keeping in mind their health and nutritional requirements. Additionally, the college offers a wide assortment of dining and meal options to the students. The college has enrolled around 47% male and 53% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$34,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$43,200/year

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

$0$100,000

$27,000

$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.

$280 - 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.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$26,954

Students Receiving Federal Grants

37%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,961

Students Receiving State Aid

42%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,186

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$23,763

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$32,004

$30K - $48K

$30,745

$48K - $75K

$28,582

$75K - $110K

$25,833

> $110K

$23,295

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at WC to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $5,128, whereas the financial aid is $24,916. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $2,885 as well as institutional aid worth $24,916. At WC, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $13,503,578 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $71,184.

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