The acceptance rate at Westmont College is 70%. It ranks #55 in California for lowest rate of acceptance. Westmont College is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 1,749 out of 2,493 applicants were admitted.
The school has very high admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 33 percent (SAT 1110/1370 ACT 24/31). Westmont College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.65. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Westmont College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||570|
|SAT Math 25th||540|
|SAT Composite 25th||1110|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||690|
|SAT Math 75th||680|
|SAT Composite 75th||1370|
|Average SAT Score||1240
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Westmont College?
Westmont College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 39 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1110 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 980. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1240 out of 1600. Westmont College ranks #22 in California and #175 in the nation for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 77 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||24|
|ACT Math 25th||23|
|ACT Composite 25th||24|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||34|
|ACT Math 75th||29|
|ACT Composite 75th||31|
|Average ACT Score||27
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 24 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 27 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 31 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #24 in California and #171 in the U.S. for highest average ACT composite score. 42 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Westmont College.
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What GPA do you need to get into Westmont College?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Westmont College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Westmont College was 3.65 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #31 in California for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Westmont College accepts 70% of students who apply.
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GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
60% of Westmont College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||36%|
|Top 25% of class||60%|
|Top 50% of class||92%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||16%||20%||18%|
The cost for prospective students to apply to Westmont College is $0. The school is free to apply to.
What are the requirements for admission to Westmont College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.
77% of students submit their SAT scores to Westmont College. 42% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
70% of those who apply are granted admission to Westmont College. Admission competition is low and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1110 and 1370. 77% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 24 and 31. 42% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.