Westminster College (New Wilmington)

319 South Market Street, New wilmington, PA 16172
Tel: (724)946-8761
Private not-for-profit | 1,419 students
Westminster is a coeducational, liberal arts college related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) through the Synod of theTrinity. Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College is ranked among nationalleaders in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Guide to America’s Best Colleges, and is one of the mostaffordable national liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania. Westminster is also honored as one of “The Best 351 Colleges” byThe Princeton Review, and was recognized by the Templeton Guide as a “Character Building College.”

School Overview:

Westminster College (New Wilmington)
CountyLawrence County, PA
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
132 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,419 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,371 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
48 students137 students
 
# Undergraduate Students
1,380 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
39 students129 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
-1%
% Asian
-2%
% Hawaiian
1%1%
% Hispanic
-3%
% Black
-6%
% White
98%84%
% Two or more races
-2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$31,510$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$31,510$24,744
 
Percent Admitted57%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)470-590450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)480-600460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)470-572440-570
ACT English (25-75%)20-2619-25
ACT Math (25-75%)20-2618-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)21-2620-25

School Notes:

  • Nearly 1,600 students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty, while choosingfrom 40 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the beautiful New Wilmington, Pa. campus.
  • Westminster is proud of its heritage, and optimistic about its future. Serving the needs of studentshas enabled Westminster to become one of the nation’s finest liberal arts colleges.
  • Student Activities include 85 clubs and organizations, 5 national fraternities & 5 nationalsororities. We work very closely with faculty across the campus to link curricular and extracurricular life in a seamlessbond. Honors floors in the residence halls, thematic living experiences, leadership development, a summer reading program,PEERS health education programs, and a host of other experiences
  • Westminster is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
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