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COLLEGE PROFILE

Westmont College

Santa Barbara, CA

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$59,410
Tuition and Fees
$42,900
Room and Board
$13,510
Books and Supplies
$1,600
Other Expenses
$1,400
Payment PlansInstallment plan

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mail
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application Deadline 
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning February 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001341
Free
Institution's own form 

PROFILE OF 2016-17 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants271 (78.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need246 (90.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid246 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met62 (25.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met83%
Average Award$35,569
Need-Based Gift
Received by 245 (99.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $28,676
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 216 (87.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,370
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 28 (11.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift84 (24.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,726
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants929 (72.4%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need853 (91.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid853 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met179 (21.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met79%
Average Award$32,102
Need-Based Gift
Received by 849 (99.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $24,806
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 752 (88.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,136
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 92 (10.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift327 (25.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,186
Borrowing
2016 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
51%
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$31,609
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
Not reported

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans 
Other LoansCollege/university loans, Alternative loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, Minority scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Dance, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, International Students
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$1,806
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.47 3.93 525 585 29
Low 2.70 2.80 400 500 16
High 4.00 4.70 650 670 36
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