Westmont College: Review & Facts

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Westmont College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,300 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1940 and is one of the 7 schools located in Santa Barbara, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
29
Fair
Westmont College will give you the opportunity to get a 1-year certificate or bachelor's degree.

Westmont College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 29 majors. The most popular concentrations are Occupational Therapy, Business, Management, Economics, and Communication and Journalism. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
83%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Westmont College student retention rate is high at 83% (above California average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Westmont College is good: 76%.

Student to faculty ratio at Westmont College is pretty good: 12:1. Read more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$41,500
High
Average tuition cost is extremely high, $40,400 a year. The additional fees at Westmont College not covered by tuition are approximately $1,100; which totals $41,500 annually.

Read the details about Westmont College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
81%
Easy
As reported in recent data, 2,077 applications were submitted and 1,687 were accepted; so it is easy to get accepted at this school.

This college might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Westmont College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$8,100
High
Westmont College provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Westmont College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
Unsafe
Westmont College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 1,100 students, which provides a good on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high, about $8,100 annually.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Westmont College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Westmont College appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Westmont College Location and Maps



Post Address: Westmont College, 955 La Paz Rd, Santa Barbara, California 93108-1089, USA
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