Westmont College

Santa Barbara, California
4-year Private university

Overview

Westmont College is a private institution established in 1937 with city setting suburban located at Santa Barbara. It is ranked 96 in National Liberal Arts Colleges 2018 edition of Best Colleges. It practices semester based academic calender.

#96 in National Liberal Arts Colleges
Setting
Suburban
Location Santa Barbara, California
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1937
Selectivity Very Low
Size Small
1,300 Undergraduates

Learning

11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Business/Marketing
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts

Cost

$62,600
Cost of Attendance
$30,787
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $45,304
Outstate Tuition Fee $45,304
Room and Board Fees $14,296
$49,200 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation

Applying

81% (Very Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Minimally Difficult
$50 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
3.8 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Recommended
SAT Subject Test Considered
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Apply College's Own Application Portal

For International Students

83 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Nov
15
Early Action Deadline
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Regular Decision Deadline
Rolling Admission
Feb
15
Priority Application Deadline
Transfer Applications
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Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Mar
01
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
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Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$35,292 Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$30,092 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $62,600
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
85% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application --
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Available
The Augustinian Scholarship
Total Worth 85% of tuition
Eligibility First year freshmen
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance 3.25 GPA
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A
The President's Scholarship
Total Worth $22,000 per year
Eligibility First year freshmen
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance 3.25 GPA
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A
The Ruth Kerr Scholarship
Total Worth $20,000 per year
Eligibility First year freshmen
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

The Founder's Scholarship
Total Worth $15,000 annual award
Details For freshmen ; Renewable with a minimum 2.75 GPA.
Cultural Diversity Award
Total Worth $1,000
Details Incoming students who desire to incorporate their intercultural experiences into the Westmont learning environment should apply for this competitive, need-based scholarship.

Students

1,300 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
81% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
75% Students graduate within 6 years