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Overview & Quick Facts

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 12:1 student to faculty ratio. We expand horizons with opportunities to study abroad and make connections with our strong alumni base. We encourage participation, sponsoring 20 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 1,300 students each year. Be a part of something real.

At A Glance


More than 1,300 undergraduate and graduate students; 42% men and 58% women.


300-acre, tree lined campus with 22 buildings, several athletic fields, 10 tennis courts, a 100-acre outdoor laboratory and Brittain Lake.


98% of students receive financial aid, whether through merit-based scholarships or need-based resources.


Total tuition and mandatory fees for 2019-2020 can be found here.


110 full-time faculty members, 91% of whom hold terminal degrees, and a 12:1 student to faculty ratio.


Two-semester academic year (fall and spring) with opportunities for students to travel during winter break.

Student Life

More than 80 clubs and organizations, 4 national fraternities and 5 national sororities.


10 residential housing options; assured all four years.


22 varsity sports; NCAA Division III; Presidents’ Athletic Conference.

Majors & Programs

41 majors and 10 pre-professional programs; 4 masters programs.