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Founded in 1852, Westminster College-New Wilmington. is a Private college. Located in Pennsylvania, which is a city setting in Pennsylvania, the campus itself is Town. The campus is home to 1,174 full time undergraduate students, and 84 full time graduate students.
The Westminster College-New Wilmington Academic calendar runs on a Semester basis. In the school year the student to faculty ratio was 11:1. There are 83 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at Westminster College-New Wilmington include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.
Admissions at WC are considered Selective, with ,20% of all applicants being admitted.
In the school year, of the students who applied to the school, only 14 of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling.
93% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 62% were in the top quarter, and 22% were in the top tenth. You can apply online.
We asked, and students answered these important questions about student life at Westminster College-New Wilmington.
35 Students rated on-campus housing 3.6 stars. 17 % gave the school a 5.0.
31 Students rated off-campus housing 2.5 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.
35 Students rated campus food 2.9 stars. 9 % gave the school a 5.0.
35 Students rated campus facilities 4.3 stars. 49 % gave the school a 5.0.
35 Students rated class size 4.8 stars. 80 % gave the school a 5.0.
35 Students rated school activities 4.4 stars. 57 % gave the school a 5.0.
35 Students rated local services 3.8 stars. 46 % gave the school a 5.0.
35 Students rated academics 4.1 stars. 46 % gave the school a 5.0.
15 Students rated Westminster College-New Wilmington
In my opinion Westminster College -New Wilmington is a very nice and small school. The people are very nice and will hold open doors for you, The Professors are very willing to help you in anyway they possibly can. They would like to see you succeed. Everyone on campus is super nice and very helping if you ever need anything. The health center is always there if you ever need anything they are amazing in there. Overall a very nice campus and would recommend to anyone.
Im glad I decided to attend school here, I love it. The people are amazing and always nice, we hold doors for eachother. The food at time's is not the greatest but the pizza down the block is amazing. Its a very small town which I love and only a short distance from larger towns, its also only about 2hrs to pitsburgh.
Westminster is a very beautiful campus. The students are so kind and always willing to help. The professors know you by your name and not some number, and they are easy to approach and willing to answer any questions that you may have. There are also so many different organizations on campus, so there is no way that you could ever be bored on campus. No matter what, there is always someone on campus that you can talk to whether it be a faculty member or a student.
I truly love Westminster because of the professors and their passion for their students. Every class I have taken as an English major is thought provoking and gives you great pride in the campus. Greek life is something that really makes it hard to go to school here, but I have found things to replace that hole in my college life.
The fall 2020 acceptance rate for Westminster College-New Wilmington is 73%. That means, out of _____ applications received in 2020 , _____ students were offered admission. The number of males who applied was _____ vs the number of females which was _____.
You have made it through high school and are transitioning to college, to become a teacher, as you had dreamed. Westminster College is a wonderful school, but don't doubt yourself because you can take on the difficult classes and semester workloads. Never stop with the bare minimum, because real success is achieved when no one is looking and when the work isn't measured or necessary. Moving out of your town, your home and your comfort zone is going to test your mental and emotional capacities, but don't stop trying your hardest. You'll make friends of a lifetime, memories to share and for your grandkids to hear, but you're also gaining an education some would only wish for. This institution is giving you the tools to build a career as a teacher so you can mold the future minds of the world. With such great emphasis on academics and job ready skills, Westminster College gives you the best foundation for your future and to achieve your goals. Study hard, dream big and always remember you made the correst choice with choosing Westminster College to house your college degree and start your teaching career.
A small libral arts college with the amish near but with many different things to do such as greek life, sports, and extracurricuar activities.
The worst thing would have to be the location. I love that it is in the middle of no where when it comes to needing quiet for studying and so on. But at the same time the location leads to a lot of partying for many students because late at night; especially on the weekends, there is little to do and a lot of the student body goes hom.
I like to talk about the close-knit community at my school. We have a bustling social atmosphere here with a lot of clubs, groups and fraternities/sororities students can be involved in. There is usually a lot going on here and there many oppurtunities to gather and socialize while attending events like football or basketball games, charity events and off-campus trips.
The students at Westminster are very helpful, and we tend to bounce ideas off one another to help better understand ideas and concepts.
The small class sizes because the professor is always there to help
I wish I would have known more about on campus activities and weekend activities.
The type of person wo should not attend Wetminster College is someone who is looking for a big school in a big city. The college is located in a scenic part of Pennsylvania and there is not a lot of activities that are going on besides for those that are sponsored by the campus itself. Also, if you do not want to have a close relationship with teachers and would rather teach yourself Westminster College is not for you. Lastly, if you would rather not get involved in on cmapus activities this is not the place for you.
Westminster is known for its small, friendly, home-like atmosphere.
Anyone who wants to put in the time and effort needed to achieve a well-rounded and beneficial education. Anyone who like small class sizes with friendly professors who are glad to help out in any way they can.
Start the process early. Westminster is extremely competitive and there are students on a wait list. Take time to fill out the application to the best of your ability and write your essay early so you have time to proofread it several times and make adjustments. If you're accepted, make sure you read your inquiry book the summer before you come to school; you'll get much more out of your inquiry class if you're well preparred. Also, be invloved in high school. Westminster values students that are civically engaged and give back to their community.
Westminster College provides opportunities to explore areas of study not typically available to students of a particular major. As a student at Westminster, I was able to venture to areas outside of my Elementary Education major to learn about history, art, and science. Westminster's liberal arts studies is different from that of other colleges' because curriculums are integrated with each other. The faculties of Westminster support and encourage students to expand our learning opportunities and discover how we can incorporate them into our desired future career path.
For someone not involved in Greek Life, the weekend can be quite slow. Usually for me, I use Saturday mornings to sleep in, as well as spend time with my friends. Saturday evenings are spent getting ready to attend frat houses, and going out with my group of people. We usually stay out until the parties close, and then my friends and I go back to the dorms to make mac & cheese. Sunday mornings all of my friends and I eat brunch at Duff, where they have amazing omelettes. Then, we spend Sunday afternoons/evenings going to the grocery store and studying.
Sorority Life, Student Government Association, and sports.
I do not know of any stereotypes at my school
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All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA.
Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.
100% of students
attending Westminster College-New Wilmington receive some sort of financial aid.
33% were awarded federal grants.
While 77% received federal loans.
Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.
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Room and Board
Total On Campus
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