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.
|UG Application Portal||Common Application/ Official website|
|Annual Endowment||78.7 million USD|
|Student Retention Rate||78%|
|Mode of Programs||Full time; Part Time; Online|
|Campus Housing Capacity||1,500|
|Annual Cost of Attendance||43,934 USD|
The campus provides various types of housing alternatives for its students which are as discussed below.
|Residence Hall||Year Of Students||Occupancy||Facilities|
|Hogle And Carlson Hall||First Year||Double Occupancy||Wi-fi, Built In Wardrobes, Kitchen And Laundry Facilities, Desk Chair, Bulletin Boards, Cleaning Supplies|
|Olwell And Behnken Hall||First Year Students||Apartment Style Residence||Wi-fi, Twin Size Bed, Built In Closet, Furnished Living Room, Fully Equipped Kitchen, Desk And Chair|
|Stock Hall||Upperclass And Transfer Students||Apartment Style Residence||Wi-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.
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
For all the prospective candidates, an estimated budget for international students looking to study in the US has been tabulated below.
|Cost Category||Students Living On-campus||Students Living Off-campus|
|Tuition And Fee||USD 34984||USD 34984|
|Books And Supplies||USD 1000||USD 1000|
|Room And Board||USD 9810||USD 8950|
|Other Expenses||USD 4482||USD 4719|
|Total Expenses||USD 50276||USD 49653|
Graduate Cost Of Attendance :
The following scholarships are offered to international students:
|Westminster President's Scholarship||USD 24000|
|Westminster Provost's Scholarship||USD 23000|
|Westminster dean Scholarship||USD 21000|
|Westminster faculty Scholarship||USD 18000|
|Westminster founder’s Scholarship||USD 14000|
|Westminster award||USD 9000|
The median starting salary of alumni has been estimated to be USD 49400. The graduation rate of college is 64%.
|Institution Type||Private (Not for Profit)|
|Average Cost of Attendance||$34,984 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||1 : 1|
|Westminster College Salt Lake City Enrollment||3136|
|Average Graduation Rate||59.3%|
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
|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|
|Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities|
|Program Wise Accreditations|
|Nursing Programs||Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education|
|Nursing Programs||Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
Rank (Out of Colleges)
#342 [Out of 650]
based on 1 student ratings
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.
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.
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