Resources › For Students and Parents Westminster College, Salt Lake City Admissions ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More Share Flipboard Email Print Westminster College. Livelifelovesnow / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 4.0 For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated May 31, 2020 Westminster College Description: Westminster College in Salt Lake City (not to be confused with the Westminster Colleges in Missouri and Pennsylvania) is a private liberal arts college located in the historical Sugar House neighborhood on the eastern side of the city. Westminster takes pride in being the only liberal arts college in Utah. Students come from 39 states and 31 countries, and they can choose from 38 undergraduate programs offered through the college's four schools: Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, and Nursing and Health Sciences. Nursing is the most popular undergraduate major. Academics are supported by an 11 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Westminster frequently ranks well among colleges in the West, and it also earns high marks for its levels of alumni satisfaction and its value. Most students receive some form of grant aid. In athletics, the Westminster Griffins compete in the NAIA Frontier Conference for most sports. The college fields eight men's and nine women's intercollegiate sports. Admissions Data (2016): Westminster College Acceptance Rate: 84%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 500 / 610SAT Math: 500 / 600SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanSAT comparison for Utah collegesACT Composite: 22 / 27ACT English: 21 / 26ACT Math: 21 / 28What these ACT numbers meanACT comparison for Utah colleges Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 2,694 (2,127 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 44% Male / 56% Female95% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $32,404Books: $1,000 (why so much?)Room and Board: $8,974Other Expenses: $3,680Total Cost: $46,058 Westminster College Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 98%Loans: 83%Average Amount of AidGrants: $18,477Loans: $6,964 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Aviation, Business Administration, Communication, Economics, English, Finance, Nursing, Psychology Retention and Graduation Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 79%4-Year Graduation Rate: 44%6-Year Graduation Rate: 62% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Golf, Skiing, Soccer, Basketball, Track and Field, Cross CountryWomen's Sports: Soccer, Volleyball, Track and Field, Basketball, Skiing, Golf, Cross Country Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Westminster College, You May Also Like These Schools: University of Utah: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphDixie State University: Profile University of Portland: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity of Washington: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphBoise State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity of Idaho: Profile Brigham Young University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphGonzaga University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity of California - Los Angeles: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUtah State University: Profile Weber State University: Profile Westminster College Mission Statement: read the complete mission statement here "Westminster College is a private, independent college dedicated to student learning. We are a community of learners with a long and honored tradition of caring deeply about students and their education. We offer liberal arts and professional education in courses of study for undergraduate, selected graduate, and other innovative degree and non-degree programs. Students are challenged to experiment with ideas, raise questions, critically examine alternatives, and make informed decisions..."