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Westminster College
Fulton, MO
Westminster is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Founded in 1851 as a college for men, it adopted coeducation in 1979. Its 65-acre campus is located in Fulton, in central Missouri, 25 miles east of Columbia.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 940
   Women 403 (42.9%)
   Men 537 (57.1%)
Graduate Students Not reported
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 64% of 1,789 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.38
SAT Math 560 average
530-615 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 510 average
428-535 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 23 average
21-26 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 $38,650
  Tuition and Fees $24,540
  Room and Board $9,480
Average Percent of Need Met 95%
Average Freshman Award $23,607
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 61
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 30% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 29% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
Fulton Population 12,760
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 97% of freshmen, 84% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Winston' the Blue Jay
Sororities 35% of women participate
Fraternities 48% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 2.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.5% Asian
10.7% Black/African-American
4.0% Hispanic/Latino
1.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
76.4% White
4.7% Unknown
International Students 15.6% from 70 countries
First-Year Students Returning 83.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 47.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 80%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 16.0%