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Westminster College Admission Requirements

New Wilmington, Pennsylvania

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Chances of getting into Westminster College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
66.5%
Admission Difficulty for Westminster College
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Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into Westminster College and can I get accepted? The school has a 67% acceptance rate ranking it #31 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,636 out of 2,459 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 moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 61 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.

Westminster College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
970-1185
Applicants Submitting SAT
81%
SAT Scores for Westminster College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 970
SAT Scores for Westminster College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 595
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1185
Average SAT Score 1080

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 66 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 970 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 860. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1080 out of 1600. The school ranks #45 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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Westminster College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1185 and Above Good >78%
1077 to 1185 Avg + 67%-78%
970 to 1077 Avg - 54%-67%
863 to 970 Reach 41%-54%
Less than 863 Low <41%
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Westminster College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-26 
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 19
ACT Scores for Westminster College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 26
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 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 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 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #39 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 38 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Westminster College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Westminster College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >79%
22 to 26 Avg + 67%-79%
19 to 22 Avg - 56%-67%
16 to 19 Reach 45%-56%
Less than 16 Low <45%
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Westminster College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.46
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Westminster College?

Applicants require 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 67% 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

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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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%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Westminster College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,225 1,234 2,459
Accepted 857 779 1,636
Acceptance Rate 70% 63% 67%
Enrolled 140 140 280
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 16% 18% 17%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Apr 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
23

Applicants have 23 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Apr 1, 2021.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Westminster College and what student information is used for 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.

FAQs

Does Westminster College prefer SAT or ACT?

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

What is my chance of getting into Westminster College?

67% of those who apply are granted admission to Westminster College. Admission competition is low and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Westminster College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 970 and 1185. 81% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Westminster College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 26. 38% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.