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Westminster Admission Chances


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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Westminster? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 1,920 out of 2,001 applicants or 96% were admitted making Westminster College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores. Westminster College typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 24% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 1,175 826 2,001
Accepted 1,136 784 1,920
Acceptance Rate 97% 95% 96%
Enrolled 265 203 468
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 23% 26% 24%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Westminster College and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that Westminster regularly accepts students with ACTs of 22 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 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. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 78 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Westminster College.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1080 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 965. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1195 out of 1600. 34 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.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1080 1310
SAT Reading 550 670
SAT Math 530 640
ACT Composite 22 27
ACT English 22 28
ACT Math 21 27

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >98%
24 to 27 Avg + 96%-98%
22 to 24 Avg - 94%-96%
20 to 22 Reach 91%-94%
Less than 20 Low <91%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1310 and Above Good >98%
1195 to 1310 Avg + 96%-98%
1080 to 1195 Avg - 93%-96%
965 to 1080 Reach 89%-93%
Less than 965 Low <89%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Westminster College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Westminster College was 3.5 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.5 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Westminster accepts 96% of all applicants.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 35% Good
3.50 to 3.75 28% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 17% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 8% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 12% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 0% Low
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

You have 85 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Aug 15, 2017.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Westminster College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

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=230807 IPEDS survey data for Westminster College.



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