Westmont College

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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.


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