Westmont College

Westmont College

Santa Barbara, California


Westmont College

Westmont College is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution located in Santa Barbara, California. The campus is situated in a midsize suburb area and is home to 1,317 undergraduate students.

Frequently Asked

How difficult is it to get into Westmont College?

Admission into Westmont College is somewhat competitive with an acceptance rate of 65%. Male students have an acceptance rate of 68% compared to female students with an acceptance rate of 63%.

What SAT score is required for Westmont College?

The SAT scores of admitted students range from 1100 to 1330.

What ACT score is required for Westmont College?

The ACT scores of admitted students range from 21 to 30.

How much does it cost to attend Westmont College?

The cost of undergraduate tuition and fees for attending Westmont College for an academic year is $46,594. Both in-state and out-of-state students pay the same tuition. Including the cost of living of $17,646 (for room and board, books and supplies and other miscellaneous expenses), raises the cost from $46,594 to $64,240 for an academic year. 99% of undergraduate students at Westmont College receive financial aid reducing the average cost paid by students to $32,663.

What degrees are offered at Westmont College?

The degrees offered at Westmont College include "one but less than two years certificate" and "bachelor's degree".

What are the popular majors at Westmont College?

The most popular programs/majors at Westmont College include "Business/Managerial Economics", "Health and Physical Education/Fitness"" and "Biology, General".

What is the graduation rate at Westmont College?

The graduation rate at Westmont College is 79%.

What is the debt of graduating Westmont College students? What is the earnings?

The median debt of Westmont College students is $19,500 and after college, former students in their mid-career (10 years after entry) earn an average salary of $58,000.

Overview

College Category

Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above

Student-to-faculty Ratio

11

Awards Offered

One but less than two years certificate

Bachelor's degree

City

Santa Barbara

College Type

Private not-for-profit

Campus Housing

Yes

Location Setting

Midsize Suburb

Average Grant or Scholarship Aid

$29,923

General

Address

955 La Paz Rd
Santa Barbara, California 93108-1089

College Website

www.westmont.edu

Phone

(805) 565-6000

Online Application Website

www.westmont.edu/a/apply.html

Admissions

Westmont College has an acceptance rate of 65%. The acceptance rate of 65% implies that for every 100 students that applied 65 students got accepted. 3,074 students appied to Westmont College. 65% of the students that applied got accepted, and 20% that that got accepted enrolled.

Number of Applicants

3,074

Acceptance Rate

65%

The SAT composite score at Westmont College ranged from 1100 to 1330. The ACT composite score at Westmont College ranged from 21 to 30.

SAT Composite1100 - 1330
ACT Composite21 - 30
Application Fee$0
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Costs to Attend

The cost for undergraduate students to attend Westmont College for an academic year can be broken down into $45,410 for tuition, $1,184 for fees, $1,600 for books and supplies, $14,646 for room and board and $1,400 for other expenses. The cost for in-state and out-of-state students is the same.

Tuition and Fees

$46,594
Tuition$45,410
Fees$1,184
Books and supplies$1,600
Room and board$14,646
Other expenses$1,400
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Students

Westmont College has 1,317 undergradute students. 40% of the undergraduate students are male compared to 60% female.

Undergradute Enrollment

1,317

Enrollment by gender

40%

40% men

60%

60% women

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Academics

The graduation rate for undergraduate students at Westmont College is 79%. The graduation rate for male undergraduate students is 75% compared to 81% for female undergraduate students.

The retention rate for undergraduate students at Westmont College is 80%. Retention rate is the percentage of first-time undergraduate students who return to continue their studies the following fall semester.

Graduation Rate

79%

Graduation Rate by Gender

75%

75% men

81%

81% women

Retention Rate

80%
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After College

The average earnings of former students working 10 years after entry at Westmont College is $58,000 with 25% of former students having earnings less than $31,000 compared to 25% former students having earnings greater than $71,900.

Mean Earnings After 10 Years

$58,000

Earnings Range After 10 Years

$31,000 - $71,900

Percent Earning Over $25,000 After 10 Years

78%

The percent of former students working 10 years after entry at Westmont College is 89% compared to 11% of former students 10 years after entry not working.

Working Status

89%

89% percent_working

11%

11% percent_not_working

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Programs and Majors

The largest programs/majors at Westmont College include "Business/Managerial Economics" with 46 graduates followed by "Health and Physical Education/Fitness" with 46 graduates, "Biology, General" with 34 graduates, "Psychology, General" with 25 graduates and "Communication and Media Studies" with 24 graduates.

Program/MajorGraduates
Business/Managerial Economics46
Health and Physical Education/Fitness46
Biology, General34
Psychology, General25
Communication and Media Studies24

ⓘ Graduates by program are reported for students receiving bachelors degree.

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