Westmont College

country rank  871
world rank  2475

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Founded in 1937, Westmont College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Santa Barbara (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Westmont College (WC) is a very small (EduListing enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Interdenominational religion. Westmont College (WC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 82 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym WC
Founded 1937
Motto Christus Primatum Tenens
Christ Holding Preeminence
Colours Maroon and white

University Location

Address 955 La Paz Road
Santa Barbara (population range: 50,000-249,999)
93108-1089 California
United States
T +1 (805) 565 6000
F +1 (805) 565 6234

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

EduListing Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 955 La Paz Road
Santa Barbara 93108-1089
+1 (805) 565 6200
800 777 9011

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Interdenominational Christian-Interdenominational

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Westmont College's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

WASC Senior College and University Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1958


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Association of Schools of Music

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Christian College Consortium (CCC)
  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU)
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Open Education Consortium

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