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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.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||490|
|SAT Math 25th||480|
|SAT Composite 25th||970|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||595|
|SAT Math 75th||590|
|SAT Composite 75th||1185|
|Average SAT Score||1080|
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
|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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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Average ACT Score||22|
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
|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%|
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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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
56% of Westminster 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||23%|
|Top 25% of class||56%|
|Top 50% of class||85%|
|Bottom 50% of class||15%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||16%||18%||17%|
Applicants have 23 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Apr 1, 2021.
What are the requirements for admission to Westminster 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||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=216807 IPEDS survey data for Westminster College.
81% of students submit their SAT scores to Westminster College. 38% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
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.
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.
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.