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International Freshman Students

International Freshman Student Application 

  1. You only need to fill out one application
    The Common Application: Complete your application online and it will automatically be sent electronically to Westminster College.
    Westminster Print Application: (PDF) If you prefer not to send your personal information online, you can fax or snail mail your application to us. (PDF documents are in Adobe Acrobat format. You may need to visit the Adobe website and get the free Acrobat Reader plugin.)

  2. ACT or SAT scores (if your native language is English or you attended an American International secondary school, you are required to take the ACT or SAT).

  3. Official transcripts, academic records, diplomas, national examination results, certificates or degrees received from all secondary, post-secondary, university and/or professional schools. Foreign transcripts may also require translation and/or professional evaluation. (Click here to see if your transcripts require translation & evaluation.)

  4. TOEFL, IELTS, or Pearsons PTE-A results sent directly from the testing agency to Westminster College. (click here to review our policy on English proficiency)

  5. High School Counselor Online Recommendation: Send this link to your High School Counselor for a personal recommendation—it will speed up the process; or click here to download it.  

  6. Personal essay (part of the online application OR part of the print application listed above).

  7. $50 application fee.

 

Once you have been admitted to Westminster College you will need to provide us with the following documents for issuance of your I-20 document.

  1. Statement of Financial Responsibility: This is sent to you from Westminster. It is a signed statement of funds from one or all of the following: student, student’s sponsor or multiple sponsors.
  2. Bank Statement: Has to be on bank letterhead and signed by a bank official. This letter states that it has been demonstrated that the annual cost of tuition, room and board, and expenses for Westminster College is available.  

Deadlines

Westminster operates rolling admissions and we are currently accepting applications. We start taking applications beginning September of your senior year. The priority deadline for financial aid is April 15 and for on-campus housing May 15. We guarantee housing for all incoming freshmen—but you MUST apply by May 15. After that time, on-campus housing becomes limited.

All Westminster College applicants are considered for acceptance on the basis of his or her potential for success at Westminster. Academic preparation includes both course work, grades, items such as entrance exams, recommendations, and extracurricular activities.