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The Westminster campus offers all kinds of highlights—including an amphitheater, lively student center, and athletic facility complete with an indoor track.
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Clubs & Events
The Associated Students of Westminster (ASW) offers many ways to make connections based on the activities and topics that excite you most.
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1,850
total student
enrollment (2020–21)
47%
of first-time,
first-year students
are from
out of state
(2020–21)
10
ski resorts
within an
hour’s drive
100%
of incoming first-year students received grant and/or scholarship awards in 2020–21
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Your moment awaits

There’s a moment during your first week on campus when you look around and say to yourself, “This is my home.” It might happen as you’re sprinting across Richer Commons with your roommates during a campus-wide game of capture the flag. It might hit you during your first 2:00 am trek to Dee’s diner for milkshakes. Or, it might settle on you quietly as you’re studying in your room with a window full of Wasatch mountain views. However it happens, you’ll know you are exactly where you’re meant to be.

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Residence Halls

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Settle in and get closer

Living on campus gives you an opportunity to form lifelong friendships. Some favorite residence hall traditions include a water balloon fight, talent show, pool tournament, and the residence hall olympics. And it’s easy to venture on foot through the friendly Sugar House neighborhood or hop on public transit (free for students) to explore downtown Salt Lake.

Academics

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Bring Your Curiosity to Campus

Getting a Westminster liberal arts education means your accomplished, expert faculty will help you find meaningful answers to all the questions you have. You will expand your knowledge, investigate your interests, explore new subjects and ideas, and learn by doing. When you leave Westminster, you’ll be ready to lead a successful and impactful life.

Paying for College

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An Affordable Private College Education

Westminster is committed to making a high-quality liberal arts education accessible. Financial aid counselors are available to help you explore opportunities to maximize the money you don’t need to pay back and avoid taking out too many loans, including automatically considering you for scholarships and awards upon applying for admission.

Local Area

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Westminster is located in the heart of Sugar House—a real neighborhood with a friendly, funky vibe.

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Sugar House has parks. Pizza joints. Thrift stores. Nearby peaks. And close trails for active outings.
 
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Two students eating milkshakes in a diner
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9th & 9th
This hip business distinct is a little neighborhood of its own. See film differently at Tower Theater, shop for a new bike, grab some gelato, take a yoga class, browse vintage furniture, or get a fresh cut at Gene’s Barber Shop.
Downtown
Salt Lake City
Take advantage of cheap public transit, and head downtown. Recently dubbed the “Silicon Slopes,” Salt Lake City boasts a thriving economy, a creative spirit, and a metro area population of 1.2 million.
Bonneville
Shoreline Trail
This 10-mile trail follows what was the shoreline of ancient Lake Bonneville. Mostly a single-track trail, it’s ideal for hiking, biking, trail running, and even snowshoeing.
Local Grub
Hot coffee. Handmade pastries. Biscuits and gravy. Pesto pizza. The Dragonslayer Burger. Mocha Loca shakes. Mediterranean street food. You’ll never go hungry—whether you’re craving a snack or sit-down meal.
Ski Resorts
The Wasatch Mountains tower over campus, offering 10 ski resorts within an hour’s drive. Hit the slopes on a weekday after class or spend an entire weekend shredding all of your favorite runs.
The Mighty 5
National Parks
Utah isn’t short on natural beauty. The Mighty 5® national parks (Canyonlands, Arches, Capitol Reef, Bryce Canyon, and Zion) draw several million visitors from around the world each year.