Westmont College

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School Overview

Westmost College, is a private Christian interdenominiational liberal arts college located in the city of Santa Barbara, California.

General Information

Admission Office

955 La Paz Road

Santa Barbara, CA 93108-1089

(805) 565-6200

(800) 777-9011

Fax: (805) 565-6234



Contact: Joyce Luy

Dean of Admission
Main Address

955 La Paz Road

Santa Barbara, CA 93108-1089

(805) 565-6000

www.westmont.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,332

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 331

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,327

Graduate enrollment: 8

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: Reduced fee (not specified)
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 66%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 86%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $31,212 $33,170 $33,190 $34,460 +3.83%
Books and Supplies $1,386 $1,566 $1,368 $1,610 +17.69%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $9,622 $10,080 $10,550 $10,960 +3.89%
Other $2,964 $2,970 $2,960 $2,960 0.00%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $9,288 $10,152 $10,566 $10,980 +3.92%
Other $3,618 $3,510 $3,703 $3,897 +5.24%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $45,184 $47,786 $48,068 $49,990 +4.00%
In-state Off Campus $45,504 $48,398 $48,827 $50,947 +4.34%
In-state with Family $32,598 $34,736 $34,558 $36,070 +4.38%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $33,400
In-state Student Fees $1,060
Out-of-state Tuition $33,400
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $1,060

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 317 96%
Grant or scholarship aid 314 95% $5,259,790 $16,751
• Federal grants 53 16% $247,599 $4,672
• Pell grants 53 16% $157,889 $2,979
• Other federal grants 50 15% $89,710 $1,794
State and local government grant or scholarships 54 16% $476,093 $8,817
Institutional scholarships or grants 314 95% $4,536,098 $14,446
Student loan financial aid 203 61% $1,484,766 $7,314
• Federal student loans 196 59% $948,616 $4,840
• Other student loans 105 32% $536,150 $5,106

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 316 8
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
European Studies/civilization 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 25
Biology/biological Sciences, General 25
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 51
Business/managerial Economics 51
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 30
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 30
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 4
Computer and Information Sciences, General 4
Education 8
Elementary Education and Teaching 5
Secondary Education and Teaching 3
Engineering 4
Engineering Physics/applied Physics 4
English Language and Literature/letters 40
English Language and Literature, General 40
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 14
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
French Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature 14
History 8
History, General 8
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 14
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 14
Mathematics and Statistics 3
Mathematics, General 3
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 23
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 23
Physical Sciences 16
Chemistry, General 14
Physics, General 2
Psychology 19
Psychology, General 19
Social Sciences 37
Anthropology 1
Political Science and Government, General 13
Social Sciences, General 5
Sociology 18
Visual and Performing Arts 27
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/art Studies, General 18
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General 4
Music, General 5
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

European Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business – General B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B

Education

Education – General B

Engineering

Engineering Physics B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
English and modern languages B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Prenursing B
Prepharmacy B
Preveterinary Medicine B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Westmont College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(805) 565-6000
Website:www.westmont.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.westmont.edu/a/apply.html
Address:955 La Paz Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93108-1089
Setting:22
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,277
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):76%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:1,277 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$42,900
Out-of-state Tuition:$42,900
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:95%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$22,414

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Westmont College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Westmont College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education2
Engineering1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3
History1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Physical Sciences2
Psychology1
Social Sciences4
Visual and Performing Arts4
Grand total227

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Westmont College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$42,900
Out-of-state$42,900
Books and supplies$1,600

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid32195%
Grant or scholarship aid31092%$22,414
Student loan aid28183%$7,740

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,20993%$21,579
Federal student loans96474%$6,867

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Westmont College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Westmont College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants2,0016911,310
Percent admitted100%81%84%
Percent admitted who enrolled17%19%17%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Westmont College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,277
Undergraduate enrollment1,277
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Westmont College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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