Westminster College

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Westminster College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in New Wilmington, PA, a predominately rural area. About 1,700 students are enrolled at Westminster College.

Most of the students admitted to this school had an SAT score in the range of 1365 - 1710, or got accepted with an ACT score between 20 - 25. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Westminster College average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.06 - 3.38. Westminster College admits roughly 70% of applicants per year. Of those that are accepted, about 12% enrolled. You can get more information from the admissions office website at westminster.edu.

Overall Westminster College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Westminster College was reported as 73.4% in Fall 2013 with over 3,380 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1365 - 1710
  • ACT Scores: 20 - 25
  • Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into Westminster College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Westminster College, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Westminster College has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 61.3%
  • 2010-2011: 59.5%
  • 2011-2012: 61.0%
  • 2012-2013: 56.6%
  • 2013-2014: 73.4%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 64.2%

How Does Westminster College Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Westminster College is thirty-two percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango69.4%
Grove City College80.6%
Thiel College65.5%
Geneva College68.0%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver87.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Westminster College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading460 - 580
Math460 - 570
Writing445 - 560
Total Score1365 - 1710
ACT®Score Range
English18 - 25
Math19 - 25
Composite Score20 - 25
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