Westminster College (230807)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$39,312
3.02% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$27,068
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.11%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
69.8%
2,205 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,280
90.5% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
64.5%
273 Graduates

About

Westminster College (230807) is a higher education institution located in Salt Lake County, UT. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Westminster College (230807) were Registered Nursing (70 degrees awarded), Other Research & Experimental Psychology (23 degrees), and General Finance (23 degrees).

In 2022, 634 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Westminster College (230807). 65.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (442 degrees), 5.89 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (75 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Westminster College (230807) is $39,312, which is $15,316 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Westminster College (230807) is $39,312, which is $15,316 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,068.

In 2022, 96% of undergraduate students attending Westminster College (230807) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 69% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$39,312
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Westminster College (230807) was $39,312. The cost of tuition at Westminster College (230807) is $15,316 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$27,068
2022 Value
0.415%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Westminster College (230807) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,068. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Westminster College (230807) grew by 0.415%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,935
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Westminster College (230807) was of $12,935 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.66% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

96%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
69%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

96% of undergraduate students at Westminster College (230807) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 96% 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.
1.11%
2019 Default Rate
8
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Westminster College (230807) was 1.11%, which represents 8 out of the 721 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Westminster College (230807) received 2,205 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 13.1% annual growth. Out of those 2,205 applicants, 1,538 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 69.8% acceptance rate.

There were 1,280 students enrolled at Westminster College (230807) in 2022. 8% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Westminster College (230807) has an overall enrollment yield of 12.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

69.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,538
Accepted Out of 2,205

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Westminster College (230807) was 69.8% (1,538 admissions from 2,205 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 75.7%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 13.1%, while admissions grew by 4.2%..

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SAT Scores

8%
Submission Percentage (2022)
15
Scores Submitted (2022)

8% of enrolled first-time students at Westminster College (230807) in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Westminster College (230807) had a total enrollment of 1,280 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Westminster College (230807) is 1,158 students and the part-time enrollment is 122. This means that 90.5% of students enrolled at Westminster College (230807) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Westminster College (230807), both undergraduate and graduate, is 69.1% White, 13.3% Hispanic or Latino, 3.98% Two or More Races, 3.13% Asian, 1.56% Black or African American, 0.781% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0781% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Westminster College (230807) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.1%), followed by White Male (27.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.34%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (52.3%), followed by White Male (18.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

90.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Westminster College (230807) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,280 students. The full-time enrollment at Westminster College (230807) is 1,158 and the part-time enrollment is 122. This means that 90.5% of students enrolled at Westminster College (230807) are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%
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 (230807) was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Westminster College (230807) had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    884 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    170 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    51 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Westminster College (230807) is 69.1% White, 13.3% Hispanic or Latino, 3.98% Two or More Races, 3.13% Asian, 1.56% Black or African American, 0.781% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0781% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 42 students (3.28%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 200 more women than men received degrees from Westminster College (230807). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Westminster College (230807) is white (442 degrees awarded). There were 5.89 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (75 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Westminster College (230807) is Registered Nursing (70 degrees awarded), followed by Other Research & Experimental Psychology (23 degrees) and General Finance (23 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Westminster College (230807), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (19 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (6 degrees), and Physical Sciences (15 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Westminster College (230807) are Physicians (459,081 people), Postsecondary teachers (250,566 people), Other managers (247,648 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (164,000 people), and Other Physical Scientists (163,942 people).

The most specialized majors at Westminster College (230807) in 2022 are Transportation (19 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (6 degrees), Physical Sciences (15 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (32 degrees), and Biology (38 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Westminster College (230807) are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Westminster College (230807) are Transportation (19 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (6 degrees), Physical Sciences (15 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (32 degrees), and Biology (38 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Westminster College (230807) are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (552,659 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (528,671 people), Elementary & secondary schools (394,612 people), Offices of physicians (229,452 people), and Scientific research & development services (202,853 people).

The most specialized majors at Westminster College (230807) are Transportation (19 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (6 degrees), Physical Sciences (15 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (32 degrees), and Biology (38 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 (230807).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 70 degrees awarded
  2. 23 degrees awarded
  3. 23 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Westminster College (230807) was Registered Nursing with 70 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

217
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
417
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 217 degrees were awarded to men at Westminster College (230807), which is 0.52 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (417).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 32 degrees were awarded to men at Westminster College (230807) in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.03 times more than the 31 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 58 degrees were awarded to men at Westminster College (230807) in Registered Nursing, which is 4.83 times more than the 12 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

57%
100% Completion Time
69%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 57% of students graduating from Westminster College (230807) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 69% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 71% 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.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Westminster College (230807) is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, 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, 1.1% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    442 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    75 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    20 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Westminster College (230807) is white (442 degrees awarded). There were 5.89 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (75 degrees).

3.94% of degree recipients (25 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    295 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    147 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    45 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Westminster College (230807) is white female (295 degrees awarded). There were 2.01 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (147 degrees).

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Operations

Westminster College (230807) has an endowment valued at nearly $80.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−11.3%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Westminster College (230807) had a total salary expenditure of 55.9M. Westminster College (230807) employs 46 Associate professors, 37 Professors and 28 Assistant professors. Most academics at Westminster College (230807) are Male Associate professor (23), Female Associate professor (23), and Male Professor (20).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Westminster College (230807) are: Management, with 54 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 23 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 23 employees.

Endowment

$80.3M
2022 Endowment
21.3%
decline from 2021

Westminster College (230807) has an endowment valued at about $80.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Westminster College (230807) declined 21.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $33.7M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$26.3M
2022 Salaries
5.14%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Westminster College (230807) paid a median of $26.3M in salaries, which represents 47% of their overall expenditure ($55.9M) and a 5.14% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$8.85M
Instructional Salaries
111
Number of Employees

In 2022, Westminster College (230807) paid a total of $8.85M to 111 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
46 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
54 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Westminster College (230807) were Associate professor with 46 employees, Professor with 37 employees, and Assistant professor with 28 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Westminster College (230807) were Management with 54 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 23 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 23 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Westminster College (230807) was Male Associate professor with 23 employees, Female Associate professor with 23 employees, and Male Professor with 20 employees.

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