College Profile National Rankings
“These rankings recognize the tremendous success and achievements of our alumni as well as the excellence of our academic program. We prepare our graduates to not only thrive in all spheres of society but to become leaders in all spheres of society. We’re proud of what they’ve accomplished.”
President Gayle Beebe
Westmont is the No. 2 college in California for helping its students afford tuition.
Westmont is one of the top schools in the country and No. 2 in California for helping its students afford their education, according to a ranking by LendEDU. Using data from the National Center for Education Statistics and Peterson’s Financial Aid Dataset, LendEDU’s study considered need-based financial aid, non-need-based financial aid, and financial aid for international students at 829 colleges and universities in the United States. The report is intended to help future college students better understand which colleges may be affordable for them by taking into account more than just the cost of attendance.
Forbes has recognized Westmont as:
- #144 Grateful Grads 2019
- #123 in Private Colleges
- #68 in Liberal Arts Universities
- #23 among national liberal arts colleges whose graduates earn the highest salaries
- #257 among America's Best Value Colleges
Princeton Review recognizes Westmont among Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Best-Value Colleges, “the best overall bargains based on cost and financial aid among the most academically outstanding colleges in the nation.” Their return-on-education (ROE) rating measures 40 weighted data points—everything from academics, cost, financial aid, and student debt to statistics on graduation rates, alumni salaries and job satisfaction.
Recent rankings of U.S. colleges and universities affirm Westmont as one of the top Christian colleges in the nation.
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No. 15 in the nation for colleges and universities with greatest salary growth between starting and mid-career salaries
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