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Westminster College Utah Overview

Westminster College Utah is a private not-for-profit institution located in Salt Lake City, Utah. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is Westminster College Utah Known For?

540 Undergraduate Awards
$32,586 Avg Cost After Aid
93% Acceptance Rate
  • Students who want to work more closely with their professors have an easier time at Westminster College Salt Lake since the student to facuty ratio is 9 to 1.
  • Students at Westminster College Salt Lake have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 3%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at Westminster College Salt Lake.
  • In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Westminster College Salt Lake makes roughly $49,800 a year. This is 22% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.

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Westminster College Utah Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Westminster College Salt Lake.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#173 Best Business Administration & Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Westminster College Salt Lake has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#58 Highest Paid Teacher Education Grade Specific Graduates College Factual
#65 Highest Paid Education Graduates College Factual

Where Is Westminster College Utah?

Location of Westminster College Utah

Contact details for Westminster College Salt Lake are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1840 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84105
Phone: 801-484-7651
Website: www.westminstercollege.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/westminsterslc
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/westminsterslc

How Do I Get Into Westminster College Salt Lake?

You can apply to Westminster College Salt Lake online at: https://www.westminstercollege.edu/undergraduate/how-to-apply

Admission Requirements for Westminster College Salt Lake

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Westminster College Salt Lake?

93% Acceptance Rate
59% Of Accepted Are Women
26% Submit SAT Scores
Since Westminster College Salt Lake has an acceptance rate of 93%, it is not too hard to gain acceptance into the school. Still, you need to be sure you complete your application in full and send in any other requested documents.

Approximately 41% of accepted students are men and 59% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 90%, and the acceptance rate for women is 95%.

Average Test Scores

About 26% of students accepted to Westminster College Salt Lake submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 530 and 640. Math scores were between 530 and 627.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Westminster College Utah  ( 530 to 640 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Westminster College Utah  ( 530 to 627 )
200
800
Westminster College Salt Lake received ACT scores from 78% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 27. Math scores were between 21 and 29. Composite scores were between 21 and 28.

ACT English Scores for Westminster College Utah  ( 20 to 27 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Westminster College Utah  ( 21 to 29 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Westminster College Utah  ( 21 to 28 )
1
36

Can I Afford Westminster College Utah?

$32,586 Net Price
57% Take Out Loans
3.2% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Westminster College Salt Lake is $32,586. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Westminster College Salt Lake, approximately 57% of students took out student loans averaging $6,215 a year. That adds up to $24,860 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Westminster College Salt Lake is 3.2%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Westminster College Utah Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,865 Full-Time Undergraduates
60% Women
23% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,968 undergraduate students at Westminster College Salt Lake, with 1,865 being full-time and 103 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Westminster College Salt Lake

There are also 509 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,865 full-time undergraduates at Westminster College Salt Lake, 40% are male and 60% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Westminster College Salt Lake

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Westminster College Utah students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Westminster College Salt Lake Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 55
Black or African American 41
Hispanic or Latino 230
White 1,300
International Students 84
Other Races/Ethnicities 155

Geographic Diversity

Utah students aren't the only ones who study at Westminster College Utah. At this time, 36 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 56 countries are represented at Westminster College Salt Lake. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Norway, and Saudi Arabia.

Online Learning at Westminster College Utah

0 Took All Classes Online
135 Took At Least One Class Online
2,451.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 3 bachelor’s degree and 3 master’s degree programs available online at Westminster College Salt Lake. In 2017-2018, 135 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Westminster College Salt Lake has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 9th most popular in Utah for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Westminster College Salt Lake

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Westminster College Utah was 2,451.5%. This is the #46 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Westminster College Salt Lake regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Westminster College Salt Lake ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Westminster College Salt Lake.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Communication & Media Studies #1
Communication & Journalism #2
Nursing #10
Business Administration & Management #19
Health Professions #19
Business, Management & Marketing #22

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Westminster College Utah Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Nursing 97 0 46 143
Business Administration & Management 45 0 78 123
Public Health 30 10 11 51
Communication & Media Studies 23 0 19 42
General Education 2 0 35 37
Finance & Financial Management 33 0 0 33
Accounting 16 1 15 32
Child Development & Psychology 25 0 0 25
Marketing 23 0 0 23
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 21 0 0 21
Teacher Education Grade Specific 16 0 4 20
Natural Resources Conservation 19 0 0 19
General Biology 18 0 0 18
General English Literature 18 0 0 18
Computer Science 15 0 0 15
International Business 14 0 0 14
Community Organization & Advocacy 0 0 14 14
Air Transportation 13 0 0 13
Economics 12 0 0 12
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 11 11
Mathematics 10 0 0 10
Sociology 10 0 0 10
Fine & Studio Arts 9 0 0 9
Chemistry 8 0 0 8
Geological & Earth Sciences 8 0 0 8
Political Science & Government 8 0 0 8
Liberal Arts General Studies 7 0 0 7
Philosophy 6 0 0 6
Physics 6 0 0 6
Criminal Justice & Corrections 4 0 0 4
Drama & Theater Arts 4 0 0 4
Music 4 0 0 4
Communication & Journalism (Other) 2 0 0 2
Special Education 2 0 0 2
History 2 0 0 2
Arts & Media Management 2 0 0 2
Dance 2 0 0 2
Entrepreneurial Studies 1 0 0 1
Area Studies 1 0 0 1
Medical Illustration & Informatics 1 0 0 1
General Psychology 1 0 0 1
Urban Studies 1 0 0 1
Design & Applied Arts 1 0 0 1
Business/Managerial Economics 0 0 0 0
General Business/Commerce 0 0 0 0
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 0 0 0
Computer Information Systems 0 0 0 0
Educational Assessment 0 0 0 0
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 0 0
Ethnic Studies 0 0 0 0
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 0 0 0 0
Health Sciences & Services 0 0 0 0
International Studies 0 0 0 0
Medieval Studies 0 0 0 0
Multicultural & Diversity Studies 0 0 0 0
Health & Physical Education 0 0 0 0
Outdoor Education 0 0 0 0
General Social Sciences 0 0 0 0
International Relations & National Security 0 0 0 0
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 0 0 0
Other Visual Art 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 540 11 233 784

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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