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 1,400 students are enrolled at Westminster College.

Most of the students admitted to this school had an SAT score in the range of 970 - 1185, or got accepted with an ACT score between 19 - 26. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Westminster College average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.98 - 3.38. Westminster College admits roughly 70% of applicants per year. Of those that are accepted, about 17% enrolled. You can get more information from the admissions office website at westminster.edu.

Overall Westminster College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Westminster College was reported as 66.5% in Fall 2020 with over 2,460 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

  • ACT Scores: 19 - 26
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 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 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Westminster College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 73.9%
  • 2017-2018: 72.5%
  • 2018-2019: 66.4%
  • 2019-2020: 66.5%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 63.7%

How Does Westminster College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Westminster College is seventeen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Grove City College79.4%
Thiel College79.4%
Geneva College53.2%
Allegheny College62.2%
La Roche College99.4%

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 Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Westminster College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading490 - 595
Math480 - 590
Total Score970 - 1185
ACT®Score Range
English18 - 25
Math18 - 26
Composite Score19 - 26
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