Westminster Ranked Among Top Universities in the West

Exterior of Giovale Library

September 14, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY – Westminster College is one of the best colleges in the U.S. for veterans, a best college in the West and a best value school in U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges list for 2021.

The ranking recognizes Westminster for its rigorous academics, robust financial aid offerings, quality-to-price ratio and resources for students – especially veterans. The report shows 63% of Westminster students receive need-based aid while 99% of students receive aid whether it be need-based, merit, grant or scholarship.

Here is how Westminster ranked in U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges for 2021.

  • 18th regional universities in the West
  • 11th best for veterans
  • 8th best value school

Westminster’s Center for Veteran and Military Services provides a central location to support veterans, dependents and other military students. The center has a dedicated director focused on providing a comprehensive program of support, services and outreach to the Westminster military community. The center is used for study, peer-mentorship and camaraderie, and as a conference space.

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About Westminster

Westminster is a private, independent, and comprehensive college 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.

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