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At a Glance

We are Westminster College. We’re closer than you think, just one hour north of Pittsburgh and 30 minutes from Youngstown, OH. 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 22 varsity sports, 18 honor societies, and more than 50 student clubs and organizations. We'll prepare you for success, providing the resume-building experiences that will lead you not only to your first job but also to a life-long career. Real Experiences. Real Success.


 Who We Are

A private, 4-year, co-ed, liberal arts college that emphasizes experiential learning, collaboration, and student success.


300 beautiful acres in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, boasting a walkable campus, athletic fields, nature trails, an outdoor laboratory, and a lake perfect for canoeing.

 Majors and Programs

43 majors, 13 pre-professional programs, 44 minors, 2 micro-credentials and 7 graduate programs.


More than 1,150 undergraduate and graduate students; 46% men and 54% women.


12:1 student-faculty ratio and an average class size of 17; 85% of our full-time faculty hold a doctorate or terminal degree.


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


96% of our graduates are employed or in graduate school the year following graduation.

 Student Life

Over 65 clubs and organizations; 4 national fraternities and 5 national sororities.


8 residential housing options; guaranteed housing all 4 years.


2-semester academic year (fall and spring), plus an optional summer session; student travel and internships opportunities during summer and winter breaks.


Westminster is ranked among the best colleges for the money, according to Money Magazine.

 Financial Aid

100% of full-time, degree-seeking undergraduate students receive financial aid, which includes merit-based scholarships and need-based resources.