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Westmont College – Tuition & Success Analysis

Santa Barbara, CA

Westmont College – Snapshot

Four-Year Private University

Undergraduate Enrollment: 1,277

Average annual cost of attendance: $34,812

(National Median: $15,523)

Median student debt for loan recipients: $23,250

Campus Setting: Midsize Suburb

Religious Affiliation: None

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Westmont College Tuition based on Family Income

For a family income of $0 to $30,000 the average cost is $23,525

For a family income of $30,001 to $48,000 the average cost is $23,934

For a family income of $48,001 to $75,000  the average cost is $28,323

For a family income of $75,001 to $110,000  the average cost is $31,901

For a family income above $110,000 the average cost is $39,892

The “average cost” shown here is a NET cost and reflects the tuition cost after financial aid is taken into account, as reported by Westmont College. This average is based on the students who receive grant or scholarship aid. In-state tuition is used for public schools.

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Westmont College Graduate Success

Graduation rate: 77%

(National Median: 49%)

Students returning after first year: 83%

(National Median: 68%)

Median annual earnings (10 years after first attending): $51,400

(National Median: $33,028. The salary data measures salaries of students who received federal student aid. The Salary data does not break down earnings or graduation rates by major, or by state—an important consideration, since salaries can vary widely depending on geographical region. )

Percentage earning above a high school graduate (6 years after first enrolled): 63%

Westmont College Admissions

Westmont College Acceptance Rate: 83%

Half of the recent accepted students had test scores in the range of:

SAT Math: 520 to 630

SAT Critical Reading: 520 to 650

SAT Writing: 520 to 640

ACT English: 24 to 32

ACT Math: 23 to 28

ACT Writing: 7 to 10

Twenty-five percent of students accepted to Westmont College actually performed better than the range reported above.  Another twenty-five percent had scores below the reported range.

Westmont College Student Debt

Percentage of students awarded Pell Grants: 19%

Percentage of students receiving federal student loans: 74%

Typical student debt: $23,250

Typical monthly loan payment: $247

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Majors at Westmont College

These are the most popular areas of study offered at Westmont College:

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences – 6%
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services – 14%
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs – 9%
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services – 3%
  • Education – 4%
  • Engineering – 1%
  • English Language and Literature/Letters – 6%
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics – 2%
  • History – 2%
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities – 5%
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies – 16%
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies – 4%
  • Physical Sciences – 4%
  • Psychology – 7%
  • Social Sciences – 10%
  • Visual and Performing Arts – 7%

For more information about the various majors at Westmont College, visit their website.

Westmont College Diversity

Overall Composition at Westmont College

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Westmont College full time:  100%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Westmont College part time:  0%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who are twenty-five years old, or older at Westmont College:  1%

Racial Diversity Composition

American Indian/Alaska Native: 1%

Asian: 9%

Black: 2%

Hispanic: 16%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Two or more races: 6%

Unknown: 3%

White: 62%

Westmont College Success Ratios

TUN ratios to help compare schools

Earnings to Debt Ratio: 2.2

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median federal debt of borrowers who graduated. TUN found an average of 2.5 based on data of 3,210 schools.

Earnings to Tuition Ratio: 1.5

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the average annual cost of attendance that financial aid recipients incurred.  TUN found an average of 3.0 based on data of 3,337 schools.

Monthly Liquidity Ratio: 17.3

The median monthly gross earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median monthly debt payment that borrowers who graduated experience with a 10-year repayment schedule. TUN found an average of 19.3 based on data of 3,210 schools.