Westminster College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$30,248
2.92% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$26,768
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.99%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
75.3%
2,051 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
610
98.7% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
63.6%
143 Graduates

About

Westminster College is a higher education institution located in Callaway County, MO. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Westminster College were General Business Administration & Management (24 degrees awarded), Biochemistry (12 degrees), and Sport & Fitness Management (12 degrees).

In 2022, 152 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Westminster College. 48.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 51.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (123 degrees), 12.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (10 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Westminster College is $30,248, which is $1,918 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Westminster College is $30,248, which is $1,918 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,768.

In 2022, 100% of undergraduate students attending Westminster College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 70% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$30,248
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Westminster College was $30,248. The cost of tuition at Westminster College is $1,918 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$26,768
2022 Value
12.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Westminster College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,768. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Westminster College grew by 12.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,414
Room and Board
$1,100
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Westminster College was of $11,414 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 5.28% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

100%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
70%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

100% of undergraduate students at Westminster College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 1.01% with respect to 2021, when 99% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.99%
2019 Default Rate
2
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Westminster College was 0.99%, which represents 2 out of the 202 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Westminster College received 2,051 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 19.6% annual growth. Out of those 2,051 applicants, 1,544 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 75.3% acceptance rate.

There were 610 students enrolled at Westminster College in 2022. 3% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Westminster College has an overall enrollment yield of 10.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

75.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,544
Accepted Out of 2,051

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Westminster College was 75.3% (1,544 admissions from 2,051 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 96.7%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 19.6%, while admissions declined by −6.88%..

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SAT Scores

3%
Submission Percentage (2022)
5
Scores Submitted (2022)

3% of enrolled first-time students at Westminster College in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Westminster College had a total enrollment of 610 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Westminster College is 602 students and the part-time enrollment is 8. This means that 98.7% of students enrolled at Westminster College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Westminster College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 78.2% White, 7.21% Black or African American, 4.92% Two or More Races, 4.43% Hispanic or Latino, 0.984% Asian, 0.656% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.164% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Westminster College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (42%), followed by White Female (36.4%) and Black or African American Male (4.98%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Westminster College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 610 students. The full-time enrollment at Westminster College is 602 and the part-time enrollment is 8. This means that 98.7% of students enrolled at Westminster College are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Westminster College was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Westminster College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    477 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    44 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    30 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Westminster College is 78.2% White, 7.21% Black or African American, 4.92% Two or More Races, 4.43% Hispanic or Latino, 0.984% Asian, 0.656% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.164% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 6 students (0.984%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 4 fewer women than men received degrees from Westminster College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Westminster College is white (123 degrees awarded). There were 12.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (10 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Westminster College is General Business Administration & Management (24 degrees awarded), followed by Biochemistry (12 degrees) and Sport & Fitness Management (12 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Westminster College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (21 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (11 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (4 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Westminster College are Elementary & middle school teachers (153,912 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (149,921 people), Secondary school teachers (139,735 people), Postsecondary teachers (131,175 people), and Other managers (126,553 people).

The most specialized majors at Westminster College in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (21 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (11 degrees), Language & Linguistics (4 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 degrees), and History (3 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Westminster College are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Westminster College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (21 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (11 degrees), Language & Linguistics (4 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 degrees), and History (3 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Westminster College are Elementary & secondary schools (396,150 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (252,563 people), Computer Systems Design (140,397 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (128,506 people), and Legal services (116,961 people).

The most specialized majors at Westminster College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (21 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (11 degrees), Language & Linguistics (4 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 degrees), and History (3 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Westminster College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 24 degrees awarded
  2. 12 degrees awarded
  3. 12 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Westminster College was General Business Administration & Management with 24 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

78
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
74
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 78 degrees were awarded to men at Westminster College, which is 1.05 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (74).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 18 degrees were awarded to men at Westminster College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 3 times more than the 6 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 11 degrees were awarded to men at Westminster College in General Psychology, which is 11 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

49%
100% Completion Time
60%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 49% of students graduating from Westminster College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 60% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 61% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Westminster College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.8% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    123 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    10 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Westminster College is white (123 degrees awarded). There were 12.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (10 degrees).

1.32% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    63 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    60 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Westminster College is white male (63 degrees awarded). There were 1.05 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (60 degrees).

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Operations

Westminster College employs 21 Assistant professors, 14 Associate professors and 10 Professors. Most academics at Westminster College are Female Assistant professor (11), Male Assistant professor (10), and Male Associate professor (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Westminster College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 31 employees, Management, with 28 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 18 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$10.4M
2022 Salaries
10.7%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Westminster College paid a median of $10.4M in salaries, a 10.7% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.84M
Instructional Salaries
47
Number of Employees

In 2022, Westminster College paid a total of $2.84M to 47 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
21 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
31 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Westminster College were Assistant professor with 21 employees, Associate professor with 14 employees, and Professor with 10 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Westminster College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 31 employees, Management with 28 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 18 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Westminster College was Female Assistant professor with 11 employees, Male Assistant professor with 10 employees, and Male Associate professor with 8 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Westminster College.

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