About Westminster College
Westminster is a private, independent, and comprehensive university in Salt Lake City, Utah. Students experience the liberal arts blended with professional programs in an atmosphere dedicated to civic engagement. With the goal of enabling its graduates to live vibrant, just, and successful lives, Westminster provides transformational learning experiences for both undergraduate and graduate students in a truly student-centered environment. Faculty focus on teaching, learning, and developing distinctive, innovative programs, while students thrive on Westminster's urban Sugar House campus within minutes of the Rocky Mountains.
Westminster is located in the eclectic Sugar House neighborhood of Salt Lake City, Utah, and is within 10 minutes from the downtown business district and just 30 minutes from six mountain resorts. Westminster’s 32-acre campus is comprised of 29 college facilities, including residence halls; a state-of-the-art, LEED-certified science center; a library; facilities for athletics and recreation; art and performance spaces, etc.
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Thirteen graduate programs, over 42 undergraduate majors in four schools:
Westminster Athletics joined the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) in 2015 as a provisional member and was accepted into the NCAA Division II membership process. Westminster currently has 15 varsity teams and two club teams, including: basketball (men’s and women’s), cross country (men’s and women’s), golf (men’s and women’s), lacrosse (men’s and women’s), soccer (men’s and women’s), track (men’s and women’s), and volleyball (women’s). Men's and Women's Skiing will compete as members of the Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Ski Association (RMISA). Westminster’s club Snowboard teams will remain as members of the United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association (USCSA).
More than 1,900 students participate in service-learning activities sponsored by the college. Westminster houses the Katherine W. Dumke Center for Civic Engagement, which facilitates volunteer opportunities, student-run programs, service-learning, and other civic engagement activities for the Westminster community. In 2014–2015, Westminster students contributed more than 95,000 hours of community service.
Westminster contributes more than $180 million in economic benefit to the community annually, a 33% increase from 2009; and it provides the workforce with more than 900 well-qualified graduates every year.
*Current as of October 2015