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Westminster College 319 South Market Street New Wilmington, PA 16172 Phone: (724) 946-8761
  • General Information
    About Westminster College

    The mission of Westminster College is to help men and women develop competencies, commitments and characteristics which have distinguished human beings at their best. The liberal arts tradition is the foundation of the curriculum continually designed to serve this mission in a rapidly changing world. The College sees the well-educated person as one whose skills are complemented by ever-developing values and ideals identified in the Judeo-Christian tradition. Westminster's quest for excellence is a recognition that stewardship of life mandates the maximum possible development of each person's capabilities. Westminster College Outcomes (Mission statement expressed as statements of student ability based outcomes) 1. to reason logically and evaluate critically 2. to communicate effectively 3. to think creatively, and appreciate aesthetic expressions 4. to demonstrate intellectual curiosity 5. to acquire knowledge of self, society, human cultures, the natural world, and human relationships to God 6. to apply our knowledge to contemporary issues 7. to demonstrate moral and ethical commitments to neighbor, society, and the natural world 8. to demonstrate commitment to lifelong learning and the acquisition of skills for careers and responsible service as world citizens.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Private not-for-profit
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • Teacher certification
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Study abroad
    Student Services
    • Remedial services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Placement services for completers
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • Credit for life experiences
    • Advanced placement (AP) credits
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
    Religious Affiliation
    • Presbyterian Church (USA)
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    Campus Setting
    • Town: Fringe
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants 3,908
    Percent Admitted 61%
    Men Admitted 59%
    Women Admitted 63%
    Full Time Retention Rate 86%
  • Submitted ACT & SAT Scores

    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Critical Reading 470 580
      Math 480 590
      Writing 470 570
    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Composite 20 25
      English 19 26
      Math 19 25
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 1,657
    Native American 1
    Asian 10
    African American 28
    Hispanic 5
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 1,474
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 3

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