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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 11:1 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 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 1,200 students each year. Be a part of something real.

At A Glance


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 athletic fields, walking trails, an outdoor laboratory, and a lake perfect for canoeing.

42 majors, 13 pre-professional programs, and 7 graduate programs.

More than 1,200 undergraduate and graduate students; 46% men and 54% women.

11:1 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.

98% of our graduates are employed or in graduate school the year following graduation.

Over 80 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.


Total tuition and mandatory fees for 2020-2021 can be found here.

98% of students receive financial aid, which includes merit-based scholarships and need-based resources.