Westmont College Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Westmont College? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 1,687 out of 2,077 applicants or 81% 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. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 1,355 722 2,077
Accepted 1,097 590 1,687
Acceptance Rate 81% 82% 81%
Enrolled 195 143 338
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 24% 20%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Westmont College and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that Westmont College regularly accepts students with ACTs of 23 and above. 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. 51 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Westmont College.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1140 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 1025. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1255 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 77 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.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1140 1370
SAT Reading 580 690
SAT Math 560 670
ACT Composite 23 29
ACT English 23 31
ACT Math 23 28

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

 What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
29 and Above Good >88%
26 to 29 Avg + 81%-88%
23 to 26 Avg - 71%-81%
20 to 23 Reach 60%-71%
Less than 20 Low <60%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1370 and Above Good >88%
1255 to 1370 Avg + 81%-88%
1140 to 1255 Avg - 71%-81%
1025 to 1140 Reach 60%-71%
Less than 1025 Low <60%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Westmont College has not reported high school GPA data for its freshman class at this time.

Admission Requirements

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

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

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

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.