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Westmont College Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

82.8%
Admission Difficulty for Westmont College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Can I get into Westmont College? The school has a 83% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,656 out of 2,001 applicants were admitted making Westmont College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 34 percent. Westmont College typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1120-1340
Applicants Submitting SAT
71%
SAT Scores for Westmont College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 570
SAT Math 25th 550
SAT Composite 25th 1120
SAT Scores for Westmont College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 690
SAT Math 75th 650
SAT Composite 75th 1340
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Westmont College?

Westmont College typically requires applicants to be in the top 37 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1120 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1010. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1230 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 71 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Westmont College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1340 and Above Good >89%
1230 to 1340 Avg + 83%-89%
1120 to 1230 Avg - 74%-83%
1010 to 1120 Reach 63%-74%
Less than 1010 Low <63%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
23-29 
Applicants Submitting ACT
55%
ACT Scores for Westmont College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 24
ACT Math 25th 23
ACT Composite 25th 23
ACT Scores for Westmont College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 32
ACT Math 75th 28
ACT Composite 75th 29
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Westmont College?

Admission data indicates that Westmont College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 23 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 32 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. 55 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Westmont College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Westmont College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
29 and Above Good >89%
26 to 29 Avg + 83%-89%
23 to 26 Avg - 74%-83%
20 to 23 Reach 63%-74%
Less than 20 Low <63%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.8
Typical High School Grades
A-

You will need exceptionally good grades to get into Westmont College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Westmont College was 3.8 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.8 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Westmont College accepts 83% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Westmont College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 29% Good
3.50 to 3.75 26% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 19% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 17% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 9% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

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Admission Statistics

Westmont College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,310 691 2,001
Accepted 1,097 559 1,656
Acceptance Rate 84% 81% 83%
Enrolled 217 130 347
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 23% 21%

Fall 2018 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 15, 2018
Days left to Apply
115

Applicants have 115 days left until the Fall 2018 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2018.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Westmont College before the Aug 15 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
May 5 May 17
Jun 2 Jul 11
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jun 9 Jun 19
Jul 14 Jul 24

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Westmont College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Westmont College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Westmont College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=125727 IPEDS survey data for Westmont College.