A premier Christian liberal arts college on a beautiful campus
Whether you’re coming from a two-year community college, a major research university, or another private college, Westmont College offers you a supportive environment where you can push your faith, expand your knowledge, challenge your beliefs, and develop your talents. You’ll find a close-knit community and a vibrant residential campus experience here—and you can enroll in either the fall or spring semester.
Discover a demanding yet personal academic experience
Westmont ranks among the top liberal arts colleges nationwide. Learn from full-time professors who care deeply about who you are and who you’ll become. Your professional, spiritual, and personal growth matter to us, and we consider student success a top priority. A robust foundation in the liberal arts teaches you critical thinking and effective communication, helping you connect your knowledge with your experiences. Internships, service, and cross-cultural opportunities help you learn outside the classroom, offer a real-life perspective, and prepare you for life beyond Westmont.
Westmont is an honors college
Westmont provides all its students with an intellectually engaging, personal experience that many large colleges and universities reserve for only a small group of honors students. According to surveys and appraisals, our students read more and receive more personal attention than the average student at elite colleges. Our full-time professors—who’ve chosen to teach and mentor students—teach 85% of our courses. You’ll study with the best scholars whether you’re in your first year or your last. Professors may invite you to join them on research projects or encourage you to undertake your own, and you can earn publication credit before you graduate. You’ll be immersed in an active scholarly community that cultivates high engagement and hands-on learning.
Succeed in your career after college
About 97% of our students have a job or are in graduate school within six months of graduation. Westmont ranks in the top 9.1% of PayScale.com’s “Best Universities and Colleges by Salary Potential” with a median alumni salary of $108,300 just 10 years into their careers.
Are you a best-fit Westmont student?
Westmont students are high performing but don’t chase perfection. They behave with integrity and an open mind. They enjoy the rewards that come from taking on challenges. They value unique perspectives, backgrounds, talents, and knowledge. They believe in a well-informed and well-tested Christian faith. They are unafraid to ask and answer difficult or uncomfortable questions. They seek vocation, significance, community, and justice. They strive to model a life of service, leadership, and impact. If this describes you, join us!