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Westminster College
New Wilmington, PA
Westminster, founded in 1852, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 300-acre campus is located in New Wilmington, 65 miles north of Pittsburgh.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,168
   Women 632 (54.1%)
   Men 536 (45.9%)
Graduate Students 84
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 91% of 2,125 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.53
SAT Math 517 average
470-580 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 515 average
470-580 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 23 average
20-26 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay     X  
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance $48,400
  Tuition and Fees $35,210
  Room and Board $10,690
Average Percent of Need Met 83%
Average Freshman Award $28,611
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 93
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 27% of classes
10-19 students: 48% of classes
20-29 students: 19% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
New Wilmington Population 2,467
Nearest Metropolitan Area Pittsburgh
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 87% of freshmen, 71% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Titan
Sororities 49% of women participate
Fraternities 33% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.2% Asian
5.2% Black/African-American
1.5% Hispanic/Latino
1.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
71.7% White
18.6% Unknown
International Students 0.6% from 1 countries
First-Year Students Returning 83.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 93%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 21.0%