Westminster College

New Wilmington, Pennsylvania

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At A Glance:

SAT/ACT – Considered but not required
SAT Range – 970-1180
ACT Range – 19-26
High School GPA – Required
Accepts Common App – No
Athletic Division – NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference – Presidents’ Athletic Conference

We are Westminster College. We’re closer than you think, nestled within the charming town of New Wilmington, just one hour north of Pittsburgh. We study hard, priding ourselves in strong academics, outstanding faculty, and individualized attention with our 11:1 student to faculty ratio. We expand horizons with opportunities to study abroad and make connections with our strong alumni base. We encourage participation, sponsoring 22 varsity sports, 18 honor societies, and more than 80 clubs. We’re a platform for spiritual freedom, providing the independence to think and participate in what’s most important to you. We’re a place to call home to nearly 1,200 students each year. Be a part of something real.

The mission of Westminster College is to help students develop competencies, commitments and characteristics that have distinguished human beings at their best. The liberal arts tradition is the foundation of the curriculum continually designed to serve this mission in a rapidly changing world.

The College sees the well-educated person as one whose skills are complemented by ever-developing values and ideals identified in the Judeo-Christian tradition. Westminster’s quest for excellence is a recognition that stewardship of life mandates the maximum possible development of each person’s capabilities. The College thus realizes its mission to people who as students:

  • Develop intellectual curiosity and the competencies to reason logically, evaluate critically, communicate effectively, imagine creatively, appreciate and produce aesthetic and creative expressions of humanity;
  • Acquire a knowledge and appreciation of self, society, human cultures, and the natural world, and human relationships to God;
  • Develop and demonstrate moral and ethical commitments to neighbor, society, and the natural world consistent with the understanding of self;
  • Commit themselves to lifelong learning and the acquisition of skill for careers and responsible service as world citizens.

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