Westmont College

country rank  646
world rank  1814

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University Overview

Founded in 1937, Westmont College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Santa Barbara (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Westmont College (WC) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Interdenominational religion. Westmont College (WC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 80 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym WC
Founded 1937
Motto Christus Primatum Tenens
Christ Holding Preeminence
Colours Maroon and white

University Location

Address 955 La Paz Road
Santa Barbara (population range: 50,000-249,999)
93108-1089 California
United States
T +1 (805) 565 6000
F +1 (805) 565 6234

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 955 La Paz Road
Santa Barbara 93108-1089
+1 (805) 565 6023
805 565 6023

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Interdenominational Christian-Interdenominational

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Westmont College's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
WASC Senior College and University Commission

Affiliations

  • Christian College Consortium (CCC)
  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU)
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Open Education Consortium
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Site last updated: Wednesday, 13 June 2018