Westmont CollegeWestmont College is found in Santa Barbara, California. Santa Barbara is a medium-sized suburb. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Post-Baccalaureate certificate at Westmont College.
The school has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. Westmont College is known for its programs in science, media, art studies, and nutrition and exercise therapy.
Westmont College Selectivity
Admission to the school is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 560. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 550 and 650.
The school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. Westmont College has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.
Students numbered 1, 337 in 2007 at Westmont College.
The school has a residential or campus feel. Westmont College offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans. Westmont College values student athletics, and belongs to the Golden State Athletic Conference. The school offers athletic financial aid to more of its students than do most colleges. The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of Westmont College is to provide a high quality undergraduate liberal arts program in a residential campus community that assists college men and women toward a balance of rigorous intellectual competence, healthy personal development, and strong Christian commitments. "
Westmont College Programs and Degrees
955 La Paz Rd
Santa Barbara, California 93108-1089
General Phone: (805) 565-6000