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Westminster College
Salt Lake City, UT
Westminster College, founded in 1875, is a private institution. Its 27-acre campus is located two miles from downtown Salt Lake City.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 2,127
   Women 1,197 (56.3%)
   Men 930 (43.7%)
Graduate Students 565
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 94% of 1,938 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.53
SAT Math 549 average
500-600 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 553 average
500-610 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 25 average
22-27 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 $45,698
  Tuition and Fees $32,104
  Room and Board $8,974
Average Percent of Need Met 82%
Average Freshman Award $27,834
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System 4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 151
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 23% of classes
10-19 students: 49% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
Salt Lake City Population 189,314
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 68% of freshmen, 32% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division II
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.1% Asian
2.0% Black/African-American
10.4% Hispanic/Latino
4.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
74.9% White
4.3% Unknown
International Students 4.8%
First-Year Students Returning 79.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 48.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 7.1%