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New Wilmington, Pennsylvania

Westminster College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Westminster College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
66.4%
Admission Difficulty for Westminster College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Westminster College and can I get accepted? The school has a 66% acceptance rate ranking it #41 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,000 out of 3,011 applicants were admitted making Westminster College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent. Westminster College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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Westminster College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1000-1220
Applicants Submitting SAT
81%
SAT Scores for Westminster College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1000
SAT Scores for Westminster College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1220
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 60 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 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 890. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. The school ranks #42 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 81 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Westminster College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1220 and Above Good >77%
1110 to 1220 Avg + 66%-77%
1000 to 1110 Avg - 53%-66%
890 to 1000 Reach 40%-53%
Less than 890 Low <40%
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Westminster College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
38%
ACT Scores for Westminster College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Westminster College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 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 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 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #50 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 38 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 >77%
23 to 26 Avg + 66%-77%
20 to 23 Avg - 53%-66%
17 to 20 Reach 40%-53%
Less than 17 Low <40%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.46
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 3.46 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #35 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Westminster College accepts 66% of students who apply.

 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 15% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 17% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 13% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 18% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 2% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

56% of Westminster College freshman were in the top twenty five percent 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 23%
Top 25% of class 56%
Top 50% of class 85%
Bottom 50% of class 15%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

Admission Statistics

Westminster College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,523 1,488 3,011
Accepted 1,040 960 2,000
Acceptance Rate 68% 65% 66%
Enrolled 168 180 348
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 16% 19% 17%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
May 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
24

Applicants have 24 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on May 1, 2020.

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 Required
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 Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=216807 IPEDS survey data for Westminster College.

Frequently Asked Questions

81% of students submit their SAT scores to Westminster College. 38% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

66% of those who apply are granted admission to Westminster College. Admission competition is low and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1000 and 1220. 81% 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 26. 38% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.