#15 Best Private Colleges in California

Westmont College

Santa Barbara, California

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Student Population
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Location Santa Barbara, California
Online westmont.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Midsize Suburban
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Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Santa Barbara, California, Westmont College is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 3,074 prospective students applied, and 1,992 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 406 enrolled in the school.  1,266 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 11 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $45,410 plus fees of $1,184. Westmont College is ranked 156 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Westmont College is rated within the top 26% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Very High
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SAT 1100/1330
ACT 21/30
GPA 3.8
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Westmont College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$1,184
Room and Board $14,646
Budget for Other Expenses$1,400
Total One Year Cost$64,240

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$54,600 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
77% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Westmont College students
Subject Percent of Class
English and Literature 12%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 10%
Communication 10%
Business 10%
Visual and Performing Arts 9%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=125727 IPEDS survey data for Westmont College.

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