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Fulton, Missouri

Westminster College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Westminster College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
94.5%
Admission Difficulty for Westminster College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Westminster College and can I get accepted? The school has a 94% acceptance rate ranking it #41 in Missouri for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 836 out of 885 applicants were admitted making Westminster College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 52 percent. Westminster College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Westminster College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1030-1190
Applicants Submitting SAT
9%
SAT Scores for Westminster College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 530
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1030
SAT Scores for Westminster College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1190
Average SAT Score 1110

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Westminster College typically requires applicants to be in the top 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 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 950. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. The school ranks #19 in Missouri for highest average SAT composite score. 9 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

Westminster College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1190 and Above Good >96%
1110 to 1190 Avg + 94%-96%
1030 to 1110 Avg - 90%-94%
950 to 1030 Reach 84%-90%
Less than 950 Low <84%
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Westminster College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
92%
ACT Scores for Westminster College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Westminster College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Westminster College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #25 in Missouri for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 92 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Westminster College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Westminster College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >97%
22 to 25 Avg + 94%-97%
20 to 22 Avg - 91%-94%
18 to 20 Reach 87%-91%
Less than 18 Low <87%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.44
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Westminster College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Westminster College was 3.44 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #16 in Missouri for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.44 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Westminster College accepts 94% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Westminster College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 35% Good
3.50 to 3.75 20% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 10% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 11% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 18% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 6% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

77% of Westminster College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Westminster College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 28%
Top 25% of class 50%
Top 50% of class 77%
Bottom 50% of class 23%
Bottom 25% of class 3%

Admission Statistics

Westminster College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 421 464 885
Accepted 405 431 836
Acceptance Rate 96% 93% 94%
Enrolled 65 108 173
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 16% 25% 21%

Admission Requirements

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

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Westminster 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=179946 IPEDS survey data for Westminster College.

Frequently Asked Questions

9% of students submit their SAT scores to Westminster College. 92% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

94% of those who apply are granted admission to Westminster College. Admission competition is and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1030 and 1190. 9% 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 20 and 25. 92% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.