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Westmont College

955 La Paz Rd, Santa Barbara, CA

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Westmont College is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and assists students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Santa Barbara, CA, which is a predominantly suburban area. Approximately a thousand students are enrolled yearly at Westmont College.

Areas of study available at Westmont College include but are not limited to:

  • Recreation And Fitness Studies
  • English Language And Literature
  • Communications And Journalism
  • Business And Marketing Studies

The admissions process will begin with the submission of an application, transcripts, and test scores, which are then reviewed by the admissions committee. Very common test scores among students accepted to this school are within the range of 23 to 29 for the ACT exam, or 1620 to 1960 on the SAT. This school has an acceptance rate of 61% of which only 23% decided to enroll. More information from the admissions office can be found here.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is close to $39,000 per year. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and therefore students should use the school's net price calculator to identify their costs. The cost of on-campus housing is around $7,800 for the year. This school may help with costs by offering financial aid for students that qualify as grants and loans.

The Westmont College Warriors participate in a number of athletic programs, overseen by the NAIA. Athletic programs offered may include:

  • Baseball (NAIA Division I)
  • Basketball (NAIA Division I)
  • Track & Field (NAIA Division I)
  • Soccer (NAIA Division I)

Contact information, academics information, areas of study offered, and much more can be accessed on school's website at http://www.westmont.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give an overview of the applicants Westmont College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Westmont College has a total student population of about 1,300, where graduate students make up roughly 26% of the student body.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $40,000-$48,000 per year
  • Part time students pay in the range of $2,000 to $2,400 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid98%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships96%$22,375
Receiving Student Loans64%$7,986
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Westmont College may provide services including:

  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Employment search assistance

Graduation Rates

With a graduation rate of around 76%, Westmont College is among the most successful schools in the area.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years72%
Graduating in 5 Years4%
Graduating in 6 Years0.3%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Music Program
    • * Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation (since 2008)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Westmont College is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports belonging to the NAIA Division I classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Golden State Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (Golden State Athletic Conference)
  • Track and Field (Golden State Athletic Conference)
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Westmont College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

History

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Westmont College for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
81.22%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
98%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
12:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$21,068