- Location Salt Lake City, UT
- Web Site http://www.westminstercollege.edu
- Nearest ELS Center Portland,OR
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|Key majors offered|
|Housing||Location Type||Offers Scholarships||Student Population||Offers CLA|
|Available for Undergraduate and Graduate||Urban||Yes||2509 (Total)||Yes|
|Degrees Offered||Public/Private||Institution Type||Student Body||Student Population|
|Bachelor||Private||Master: Colleges and Universities||Co-educational||132 (International)|
Yearly Costs / ELS Level
|Degree||Tuition||Fees||Housing **||Meals||OtherExpenses||I 20/Visa* (Total Required Funds)||ELS|
Westminster College is a private, comprehensive Liberal Arts college dedicated to students and their learning. The college prepares its students for success through a strong foundation of Liberal Education combined with cutting-edge professional programs at both the Undergraduate and Graduate levels. Westminster College is located in Salt Lake City, Utah, a diverse and vibrant city that serves is a center for state government, banking, technology, health care and the arts. The surrounding area is an ecological wonderland featuring the Great Salt Lake, the Rocky Mountains and a number of national parks.
Most first-year students live in traditional-style housing: Hogle Hall and Carleson Hall. Overflow housing for first-year students is in Olwell Hall.
Each building is equipped with wireless Internet access. There are also heating and air conditioning units in each room.
There are two bathrooms on each floor with showers. Each floor also has a kitchen / laundry room with a refrigerator, stove or microwave, card-operated washer and dryer, and ironing board. Various recreational games are available in all halls as well as the outdoor volleyball court and outside climbing wall. There is a computer lab available in every hall with 24-hour access.
Full meal plans are required for all first-year students and are available in the Shaw Student Center. Housekeeping service is provided daily for the bathrooms, lounges and hallways. There is no linen or laundry service.
Upper-class and transfer students live in apartment-style Residence Halls: Behnken Hall and Stock Hall. The apartments house between two and six individuals, with each person having his / her own bedroom.
Each building is equipped with wireless Internet access. There are also heating and air conditioning units in each apartment.
All upper-class and transfer students are required to be on at least the minimum meal plan through the cafeteria to ensure a healthy diet.
Each hall has a laundry room with card-operated washers and dryers that are self-serve. There is no linen or laundry service.
A computer lab is available in all halls with 24-hour access. There is also parking for residents in the lot behind Stock Hall. Various games and recreational activities are in the community room of Behnken Hall for all residents. There is also an outdoor volleyball court and outdoor climbing wall.
Best known for its world-renowned choir, Salt Lake also has the distinguished Utah Symphony and Opera, multiple dance companies and professional theater groups.
Salt Lake City offers an urban lifetyle sure to please all tastes. Alternative music venues as well as multiple jazz, blues and bluegrass festivals create a vital music scene and the Sundance Film Festival takes place every January.
For sports fans, Salt Lake also boasts the Utah Jazz professional basketball team, the Salt Lake Bees triple-A baseball and the Utah Grizzlies hockey. (Westminster's Campus Concierge can find tickets to your favorite events).
Not only does Salt Lake boast one of the highest concentrations of high-tech and biomedical companies, but Fast Company Magazine has declared it one of the "15 Hot Cities for Creative Types".
Salt Lake has many excellent restaurants, coffeehouses, brewpubs, bars and nightclubs. Big name concerts, cultural and ethnic festivals and a host of colorful events offer entertainment throughout the year.
On campus, there are 50 student clubs, plus lectures, plays, concerts, athetic events, health and wellness programming and activities sponsored by student government.