Westmont College

Santa Barbara, California

Overview

Address955 La Paz Rd
School Websitewww.westmont.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Midsize

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
Level of StudyUndergraduate

Westmont College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Santa Barbara, California that offers undergraduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is bachelor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 2,937 students applied to Westmont College. Of those students, 1,833 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Westmont College was $44,130, in addition to fees of $1,174. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Westmont College.

Westmont College has a 75% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Westmont College acceptance rate is 62%. To put this into perspective, 1,833 of the 2,937 students who applied to Westmont College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Westmont College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Westmont College had an SAT score between the range of 1,110 and 1,370. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Westmont College was between 23 and 30 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Westmont College as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Westmont College, the tuition for in-state residents is $44,130. Combined with fees of $1,174, room and board costs of $14,296, other expenses of $1,400 and the $1,600 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $62,600.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $45,304 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Westmont College to $62,600 for out-of-state students.

Students at Westmont College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Westmont College was $4,300 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 19%.

Westmont College Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio11:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Westmont College.

Westmont College has a good gender split, with 61% of undergraduates being female and 39% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are California residents; in fact, 70% of all students reside in California. However, 29% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Westmont College is 11:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Westmont College to thrive in your studies.

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