Prospective Students ADMISSIONS

You Belong Here!

Welcome to Westmont College Admissions! Your admission counselor is here to guide you through every step of the admissions process, support you in exploring your passions, and ensure that your transition to college experience is smooth and well-informed. 

We invite you to schedule a visit and immerse yourself in the vibrant and welcoming community that defines Westmont College. Your journey towards a deeper purpose starts here. Here for you, because we were you!


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Located in Santa Barbara, the American Riviera, you’ll flourish in a culturally rich and vibrant setting.

You belong here. You’ll feel at home here. You just have to see it for yourself!


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Our online application makes it easy to submit your materials, and your admission counselors are available to provide guidance and answer any questions you may have along the way. Be sure to mark your calendars with our important application dates to ensure you don't miss any deadlines.

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You've been admitted to Westmont and we could not be more thrilled! We think you belong here, and we're here to make the decision process as smooth and streamlined as possible. Whether you are a first year or a transfer, click the button below to find your next steps.

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You've made a great choice! Whether you are a first year or a transfer, you've made a great choice to attend one of the nation's top liberal arts Christian colleges. We can't wait to welcome you to our beautiful sea-side Santa Barbara oasis. We look forward to seeing you on campus!

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Check Out Your Residence Halls

Westmont College provides students with a vibrant and supportive living community through its residence halls, fostering a conducive environment for academic and personal growth.

W H O  A R E

Westmont Students?


They approach learning with curiosity, humility and gratitude.

They focus on pursuing an education, not a degree.

They embrace self-evaluation as they grow and learn from each other.

They work hard to become well informed and choose to live a life of purpose.

They value an environment that both challenges and supports them.

They develop the character to confront challenges and respond with wisdom and grace.

They embrace the work of spiritual, moral and character formation.

They cultivate skills to succeed professionally and serve the world.

They want to live a life of significance and contribute to causes that will outlive them.

Affording College

Scholarships & Financial Services

Like many students, you may discover that our generous assistance means you pay less at Westmont than at a public university or other independent college. Dig into the numbers and think about where you want to invest these transformational four years. 95% of new students at Westmont receive academic scholarships, talent-based scholarships and/or need-based grants.


Preparing Them for Success


Every year, we welcome more than 400 new students to Westmont. During their education, we prepare them for a lifetime of leadership and service in every sphere of modern society.

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Student Life

Embrace a rich and engaging student life at Westmont College that extends well beyond the classroom. Immerse yourself in a plethora of on-campus activities, from student-led clubs and captivating cultural events, to meaningful outreach through our diverse ministries, where you can make a positive impact both locally and globally.


Ranked #1 Christian Liberal Arts College 
in California and the Western United States. 

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