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Westmont College 955 La Paz Rd. • Santa Barbara, CA 93108

Admission: 800-777-9011 • Financial Aid: 888-963-4624 •

Coed • Four-Year • Traditional Liberal Arts • Nondenominational Christian College Westmont, a top-tier liberal arts college, offers a personalized, Christian undergraduate experience and a rigorous academic program on an ocean-view campus in Santa Barbara. At Westmont, students grow intellectually, personally, spiritually, and may take advantage of cross-cultural experiences, unique study programs at home and abroad, internships with businesses, leadership development, and volunteer activities in the community. Campus Information

Admission Information

Academic Calendar Semester System Undergrad: 1,341; Grad: 0 Number of Students Average Size of Entering Class 350 Largest UG Degree Programs Economics & Business; Biological & Biomedical Sciences; Communication, Journalism, & Related Programs English Language & Literature/Letters; Kinesiology & Exercise Science; Social Sciences;Visual & Performing Arts Distance Learning Offered No Satellite Locations None Student to Faculty Ratio 12:1 86% Freshmen who Return as Sophomores Tuition (w/o financial aid) $37,500 On/Off Campus Housing Policy See website Auto Regulations and Parking See website Auto Regs/Parking All students may have cars Intercollegiate, Intramural, & Club sports; Extracurricular Athletic Scholarships; 200 Student Organizations; ROTC Programs

Application Fee Application Fee Waiver Commitment Deposit Amount Early Action

Procedures & Standards—Freshmen Application Deadline Date Students Notified of Admission

Fall: Nov. 1: EA; Spring: Nov. 1 Fall: Jan. 2 EA; Spring: Dec. 1 Accept/Recommend A-G Course Pattern No Middle 50% SAT Range for Freshman Class Math Scores 550 to 650 Writing 550 to 670 Critical Reading 550 to 660 Combined Scores 1650 to 1900 Average GPA of Entering Class 3.86

Profile of Incoming Freshmen

Financial Aid Information Priority Deadline for Financial Aid Mar. 1 Financial Aid Forms Required FAFSA Pell Grants; FSEOG; Cal Grants; Direct Loans; Types of Aid Available Perkins Loans; Merit-based Scholarships; Work Study; Institutional Loans; Deferred Payment Plan; Student Loans; Private Loans

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Financial Aid

Applicants Admitted Fall Admit Rate

Graduation Rates

Other Countries 2%

19% Institutional Grants

Procedures & Standards—Transfers

Student Loans

Application Deadline Fall: Mar. 1; Spring: Nov. 1 Date Students Notified of Admission Fall: Mar. 15; Spring: Dec. 1 Advanced Placement Offered Yes Advanced Credit Given Yes Transfer Units Accepted See website Residency Units Req’d for a Bachelors Degree See website Minimum College GPA 2.0 Accept IGETC/CSUGE Breadth IGETC:Yes; CSUGE: See website CA Community College Artic. Agreements (GE/BA) Yes, see website

Diversity (All Undergraduates) 2% 6% 1% 12% 1%

American Indian/Alaska Native Asian Black/African American Hispanic Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

68% 1%


Non-Resident Alien


Race/Ethnicity Unknown


Two or More Races

California 72%

Other States 26%


State/Local Grants

75% 77%

Freshman Class Geographical Profile 64%

Federal Grants

2,144 1,416 66%

Freshmen who graduate within four years Freshmen who graduate within five years


$40 Yes $500 Yes

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