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.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- Teacher certification
- Distance learning opportunities
- Study abroad
- Remedial services
- Academic/career counseling service
- Placement services for completers
- 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.
- Presbyterian Church (USA)
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
- 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 1.0 Asian 10.0 African American 28.0 Hispanic 5.0 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 1,474 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 3