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WESTMINSTER COLLEGE SALT LAKE CITY, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH

Salt Lake City, UtahLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1875Established Year
  2509Enrollment

Westminster College Salt Lake City: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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Founded in 1875, Westminster college is a private yet, non-profit college located in Utah’s high-elevated capital of Salt Lake City. The college is a renowned name in the US Education System that witnessed a total enrolment of 2477 students in the year 2018, out of which 1968 were undergraduates and 509 were graduates.

The college operates on a student-faculty ratio of 8:1 and approximately 73% of its classes have students fewer than 20 in each class. This reflects individual attention and an atmosphere for open classroom discussions for all its students.

Admissions at Westminster College are offered on a rolling basis throughout the year. However, international candidates are encouraged to apply by December 1 to ensure a greater chance at enrollment. The applicants must also deposit a nonrefundable fee of 50 USD when applying for admissions. The institute observes an acceptance rate of around 93% which makes it a lightly competitive college for studying in the USA.

Rankings

  • Westminster College was ranked 6th in best value schools of America 2020 by the US news
  • The niche ranked the college 466/1626 in best colleges of America 2020
  • The niche ranked the college 3/13 in best value colleges in Utah 2020

Highlights

University TypePrivate
Campus SettingUrban
UG Application PortalCommon Application/ Official website
Annual Endowment78.7 million USD
Student Retention Rate78%
Work-Study ProgramNA
Mode of ProgramsFull time; Part Time; Online
Campus Housing Capacity1,500
Annual Cost of Attendance43,934 USD
Admission Helpdesk801-832-2200;
admissions@westminstercollege.edu

Programs, Campus and Accommodation

Campus

  • Located in an urban setting, the college campus is spread over 27 acres.
  • The college has over 50 student organizations and clubs run by and for the students.
  • The campus also provides various leadership opportunities to students through their leadership service community like student disability services, campus concierge, career center and many more
  • Approximately 32% of the students live on-campus
  • The college is located in close proximity of 8 miles to the salt lake city airport;
  • Students with disabilities are also provided accommodation by the college upon request

Housing facilities/Residence

The campus provides various types of housing alternatives for its students which are as discussed below.

Residence HallYear Of StudentsOccupancyFacilities
Hogle And Carlson HallFirst YearDouble OccupancyWi-fi, Built In Wardrobes, Kitchen And Laundry Facilities, Desk Chair, Bulletin Boards, Cleaning Supplies
Olwell And Behnken HallFirst Year StudentsApartment Style ResidenceWi-fi, Twin Size Bed, Built In Closet, Furnished Living Room, Fully Equipped Kitchen, Desk And Chair
Stock HallUpperclass And Transfer StudentsApartment Style ResidenceWi-fi, Twin Size Bed, Built In Closet, Furnished Living Room, Fully Equipped Kitchen, Desk And Chair

The college also runs an extended campus, available for the upper class and transfer students. College owned house and Westminster on the draw, both having single occupancy are available for the same. The 2 options of meal plans are offered to the students, out of which one must be chosen for the entire year. Meals are served at the Cornerstone Cafe in the Shaw Student Center or Griff's Roost Coffee Shop in the Bassis Center, on the campus. An exemption may be made from the meal plan upon request.

Courses

  • The college provides an array of courses for international students including bachelorette, postgraduate, doctoral and master’s degree spread over diverse fields of study.
  • The popular majors of the college include psychology, biomedical sciences, business management, health professions and other related studies and visual and performing arts
  • Apart from that, students are also offered online and combined degree programs like in engineering;
  • The other offered programs include accounting, applied mathematics, art, communication, computer science and many more
  • International students are not eligible for the bachelor of business administration program due to its online format.

Westminster College Application Process

How to Apply?

Application portal: Apply online at the official website

Application fee: 50 USD

Application Deadline: Rollings. Applications for international students must be submitted by December 1, 2020, to receive priority.

Basic Admission Requirements

  • Personal statement
  • Official high school transcripts that represent results of at least 3 full years
  • SAT and ACT scores
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Proof of Financial Support
  • Copy of Passport

Westminster College Cost of Attendance

For all the prospective candidates, an estimated budget for international students looking to study in the US has been tabulated below.

Undergraduate Cost Of Attendance :

Cost CategoryStudents Living On-campus Students Living Off-campus
Tuition And FeeUSD 34984USD 34984
Books And SuppliesUSD 1000USD 1000
Room And BoardUSD 9810USD 8950
Other ExpensesUSD 4482USD 4719
Total ExpensesUSD 50276USD 49653

Graduate Cost Of Attendance :

Cost CategoryCost
TuitionUSD 14377
FeeUSD 182 

Scholarships/Financial Aid 

  • The institute provides aid in the form of awards and scholarships for international students to study in the USA.
  • Approximately 80% of the students of the college receive financial help in some form.
  • The college does not offer any full-time scholarships or grants, nor does it offer a combination of student grants to students.

The following scholarships are offered to international students:

  • Merit-based Scholarships : Eligibility: a minimum GPA of 3.0, ACT/SAT scores, academic excellence and co-curricular activities.
Westminster President's ScholarshipUSD 24000
Westminster Provost's ScholarshipUSD 23000
Westminster dean ScholarshipUSD 21000
Westminster faculty ScholarshipUSD 18000
Westminster founder’s ScholarshipUSD 14000
Westminster awardUSD 9000
  • Talent-based Scholarships: Eligibility: First-year students, demonstrating monetary support, a learning approach towards honours.
  • External Scholarships can be obtained by a number of agencies outside the college. International students can also avail private loans, grants and aid offered by the college or the embassy of the student.

Alumni Network

  • A few notable alumni: Maddie bowman( freestyle skier), Michael Stockton(basketball player), Jessica Jerome( Olympic skier), Jared Goldberg(Olympic skier), Ray Bradford (Forbes 30 under 30) , James L hall( insurance executive)
  • A few alumni benefits include career services, access to membership of health, wellness and athletic centers, library, subscription to the alumni magazine, rental facilities and more.

Placements

The median starting salary of alumni has been estimated to be USD 49400. The graduation rate of college is 64%.

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Westminster College Salt Lake City Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population3136
FAFSA Code003681
Application Cost$50
Accreditation NWCCU
Average Cost of Attendance$34,984 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

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April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score116410601267 26%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing585530640-
Mathematics579530627-
ACTCheck Detailed Score252128 78%
English242027-
Mathematics252129-

Westminster College Salt Lake City Acceptance Rate

92.7%

Acceptance Rate

1702

Total Applicants

3136

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

43.5%

Male

56.5%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program92.7%
Total Applicants2613
Total Enrolled2422
Graduate
Graduate Programs92.6%
Total Applicants771
Total Enrolled714

Westminster College Salt Lake City Enrollment

Enrollment
Westminster College Salt Lake City Enrollment3136
Undergraduate Enrollment2422
Graduate Enrollment714
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate59.3%

Attendance Cost

$34,984

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$34,984 / Year
Post Graduate Program$54,600 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,000 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$9,244 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$3,680 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$8,443 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$4,540 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$3,860 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$3,905 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
Program Wise Accreditations
Nursing ProgramsCommission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing ProgramsCouncil on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
34343308126-
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    Overall (National)

    College rating

    based on 1 student ratings

    8.2/10

    9/10academic
    8/10infrastructure
    8/10placements
    10/10faculty
    7/10extracurricular
    7/10accommodation

    Reviews

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    STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

    WESTMINSTER COLLEGE AS A FRESHMAN

    The classes are small and unique, the staff is really invested in all their students, and the financial aid is amazing. The school is really special and they work really hard to make every student feel welcome and included.


    Course Curriculum - 

    Each class is unique and in-depth. Westminster also lets you design a custom major where you create your own course list. The whole school is aimed at helping you succeed and gain skills that will help you.

    9 /10
    academic
    10 /10
    faculty
    8 /10
    infrastructure
    7 /10
    accomodation/food
    8 /10
    placement
    7 /10
    extracurricular
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    Book Store

    Westminster Bookstore0.04 Km
    Barnes & Noble0.8 Km
    King's English Bookshop0.87 Km
    Black Cat Comics1.13 Km
    Deseret Book1.13 Km
    FYE1.49 Km
    Dancing Cranes Imports1.76 Km
    Cahoots Cards & Gifts2.19 Km
    The Children's Hour2.24 Km
    Salt Lake Community College South City Campus Bookstore2.69 Km
    University of Utah Campus Store3.63 Km
    Marissa's Books & Gifts3.66 Km
    Golden Braid Books4.21 Km
    Ken Sanders Rare Books4.38 Km
    Everything Utah4.41 Km
    Utah Book & Magazine4.51 Km
    University Campus Store Health4.56 Km
    Michael Vinson Americana4.66 Km
    Savers5.5 Km
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    Super Market

    Natural Grocers0.84 Km
    Harmons Emigration Market1.57 Km
    Southeast Market2.83 Km
    Japan-Sage Market3.04 Km
    WinCo Foods3.05 Km
    Whole Foods Market3.26 Km
    Harmons Grocery - Brickyard3.38 Km
    Trader Joe's3.45 Km
    Walmart Supercenter4.02 Km
    Harmons Grocery - City Creek4.84 Km
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    Shopping Mall

    Commons At Sugar House0.86 Km
    Sugarhouse Shopping Center1.13 Km
    Foothill Village Shopping Center2.57 Km
    Trolley Square3.22 Km
    DownEast4.02 Km
    Phillips Gallery4.17 Km
    CFS (Wood Finishing)4.37 Km
    A Kid's Place Dentistry for Infants, Tots and Teens4.98 Km
    Derrick Horne Company5.04 Km
    Sunglass Hut at Macy's5.06 Km
    City Creek Center5.09 Km
    Sunglass Hut5.12 Km
    Dulces Mexicanos5.29 Km
    Silver State Suppliers5.79 Km
    9th East Plaza6.64 Km
    Holladay Center7.4 Km
    The PLAZA at Riverbend7.68 Km
    Salt Lake's Indoor Swap Meet7.7 Km
    Salon LaMont Inc7.84 Km
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    Airport

    Salt Lake City Airport Transportation Services3.02 Km
    Veterans Administration Hospital Heliport3.26 Km
    Travel Car Service VIP3.35 Km
    Hospital Helipad 014.6 Km
    Primary Childrens Medical Center Heliport4.63 Km
    American Towers Heliport4.67 Km
    University of Utah Medical Center Heliport4.81 Km
    Hospital Helipad 24.82 Km
    Helipad 34.82 Km
    Helipad heliport5.04 Km
    St Mark's Heliport5.07 Km
    Airport Shuttle Salt Lake City7.31 Km
    Salt Lake City Transportation Services7.34 Km
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    Restaurant

    The Old Spaghetti Factory3.18 Km
    The Bayou3.8 Km
    Bombay House3.94 Km
    The Little America Hotel - Salt Lake City4.26 Km
    Sawadee (Utah) Thai Restaurant4.32 Km
    Century 16 Salt Lake and XD4.41 Km
    The Copper Onion4.42 Km
    Takashi4.57 Km
    Market Street Grill - Downtown4.62 Km
    Ruth's Chris Steak House4.77 Km
    Squatters Pub4.85 Km
    The Cheesecake Factory4.94 Km
    P.F. Chang's4.94 Km
    Red Rock Brewing Co.5.03 Km
    Red Iguana6.59 Km
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