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Westminster College Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

90.1%
Admission Difficulty for Westminster College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Can I get into Westminster College? The school has a 90% acceptance rate. Last year, 933 out of 1,035 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 average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 42 percent. Westminster College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 19% 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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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1100-1250
Applicants Submitting SAT
4%
SAT Scores for Westminster College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 550
SAT Math 25th 550
SAT Composite 25th 1100
SAT Scores for Westminster College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 650
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1250
Estimated Average SAT 1180
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 41 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1100 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 1020. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1180 out of 1600. 4 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
1250 and Above Good >94%
1175 to 1250 Avg + 90%-94%
1100 to 1175 Avg - 84%-90%
1025 to 1100 Reach 76%-84%
Less than 1025 Low <76%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
21-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
94%
ACT Scores for Westminster College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Westminster College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 26
Estimated Average ACT 23
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 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 94 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
26 and Above Good >94%
23 to 26 Avg + 90%-94%
21 to 23 Avg - 85%-90%
19 to 21 Reach 79%-85%
Less than 19 Low <79%

Estimated GPA Requirements

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. 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 90% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Westminster College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
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 490 545 1,035
Accepted 449 484 933
Acceptance Rate 92% 89% 90%
Enrolled 74 100 174
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 16% 21% 19%

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.