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Westminster College Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

72.5%
Admission Difficulty for Westminster College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into Westminster College? The school has a 72% acceptance rate. Last year, 2,083 out of 2,874 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 challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 48 percent. Westminster College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 16% 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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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1070-1290
Applicants Submitting SAT
78%
SAT Scores for Westminster College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 550
SAT Math 25th 520
SAT Composite 25th 1070
SAT Scores for Westminster College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 670
SAT Math 75th 620
SAT Composite 75th 1290
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 47 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1070 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 960. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1180 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 78 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
1290 and Above Good >81%
1180 to 1290 Avg + 72%-81%
1070 to 1180 Avg - 60%-72%
960 to 1070 Reach 47%-60%
Less than 960 Low <47%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
20-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
40%
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 27
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 27
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 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 16 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 27 and above have very competitive chances. 40 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
27 and Above Good >83%
23 to 27 Avg + 72%-83%
20 to 23 Avg - 62%-72%
17 to 20 Reach 51%-62%
Less than 17 Low <51%

Estimated GPA Requirements

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. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Westminster College accepts 72% of students who apply.

 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 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 1,575 1,299 2,874
Accepted 1,170 913 2,083
Acceptance Rate 74% 70% 72%
Enrolled 173 155 328
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 15% 17% 16%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
May 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
10

Applicants have 10 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on May 1, 2019.

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.