Overview

Offering a large and diverse program in an intimate, small-school setting, Westminster is a community where people know, understand and care about each other. Students balance a rigorous academic schedule which includes college-preparatory, honors and 23 AP courses with broad and deep athletic, artistic and extracurricular programs. In addition to the outstanding involvement to which students eagerly commit themselves, family-style meals, student-led assembly and chapel, and numerous opportunities for leadership and teamwork instill a strong sense of character. Virtute et Numine (By Grit and Grace).
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Westminster School With Reviews, Requirements 2024 | FindingSchool

A Boarding
A Matriculation
A Academics
A Extracurricular activities
A- Community
A Reviews
A- Int. student mgmt

Boarding Grades: 9-12, PG
Co-ed
Rural
ESL: No
Boarding Tuition: $71,795
Day S. Tuition: $46,185
# of Students: 400
Boarding Rate: 75%
Teacher:Student: 1:5%
International Student: 15%
AP Courses: 21
Endowment: $325,750/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 61%
SAT: 1330/1600
IB: No
#37

US Boarding School

Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#1 Princeton University 6
#3 Harvard College 4
LAC #1 Williams College 3
#7 University of Pennsylvania 4
#10 Northwestern University 4
#12 Dartmouth College 4
#13 Brown University 8
#15 Washington University in St. Louis 5
#17 Cornell University 5
#22 Georgetown University 9
#25 New York University 8
#25 University of Michigan 4
#25 University of Southern California 4
#25 University of Virginia 9
#29 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 3
#29 Wake Forest University 14
LAC #6 Bowdoin College 3
#32 Tufts University 10
#36 Boston College 14
#38 University of Wisconsin-Madison 3
#41 Boston University 8
#44 Northeastern University 11
#44 Tulane University 9
#51 Lehigh University 8
#51 Purdue University 3
#51 Villanova University 7
#55 Santa Clara University 6
#55 University of Miami 3
LAC #11 Middlebury College 8
#62 George Washington University 7
#62 Syracuse University 5
LAC #13 Vassar College 6
#67 University of Connecticut 4
#68 St. Lawrence University 9
#72 Hobart and William Smith Colleges 4
#72 Indiana University Bloomington 3
#72 Southern Methodist University 12
LAC #15 Hamilton College 5
#89 Elon University 4
LAC #18 Colgate University 13
LAC #18 University of Richmond 22
LAC #18 Wesleyan University 12
#105 Miami University: Oxford 3
#105 University of Denver 12
LAC #24 Colby College 4
#121 University of Vermont 3
LAC #25 Bates College 5
LAC #33 College of the Holy Cross 8
#166 Quinnipiac University 3
LAC #37 Bucknell University 10
LAC #37 Occidental College 3
LAC #39 Denison University 9
LAC #39 Lafayette College 3
LAC #39 Skidmore College 5
LAC #39 Trinity College 18
#219 Sacred Heart University 4
LAC #55 Connecticut College 5
Babson College 3
College of William and Mary 3
Endicott College 3
Franklin & Marshall College 3
Marist College 3
Providence College 6
University of Colorado Boulder 4
University of St. Andrews 10
University of Toronto 3
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AP Courses

(Total 21)
Art History
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Computer Science A
Environmental Science
French Language and Culture
Music Theory
Spanish Language and Culture
Statistics
Art History
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Computer Science A
Environmental Science
French Language and Culture
Music Theory
Spanish Language and Culture
Statistics
Chemistry
Macroeconomics
English Language and Composition
English Literature and Composition
Latin
United States History
Studio Art: 2-D Design
Chinese Language and Culture
Physics 2
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
United States Government and Politics
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Sports

(Total 13)
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Field Hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Squash
Swimming
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Field Hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Squash
Swimming
Tennis
Track and Field
Water Polo
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 22)
Black & Gold (tour guides)
Dramat
Eco Team
Entrepreneurship
Gender and Sexuality Alliance (G.S.A.)
Girls of Today
Women of Tomorrow (G.O.T.W.O.T.)
Global Forum (current affairs)
Humans of Westminster
The John Hay Society
Black & Gold (tour guides)
Dramat
Eco Team
Entrepreneurship
Gender and Sexuality Alliance (G.S.A.)
Girls of Today
Women of Tomorrow (G.O.T.W.O.T.)
Global Forum (current affairs)
Humans of Westminster
The John Hay Society
The Martlet (art and literary magazine)
Math Club
Model United Nations
Multicultural Student Union (M.S.U.)
Rising Sons (male a cappella group)
Seniors As Sisters
Serving Our Neighbors (S.O.N.)
Spectator (yearbook)
Student Activities Committee (S.A.C.)
Student Tutor Program
Westminster Belles (female a cappella group)
The Westminster News (student newspaper)
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Arts

(Total 17)
Band
Chamber Choir
Choir
Dance
Jazz
Music
Music Theory
Songwriting
Stagecraft
String
Band
Chamber Choir
Choir
Dance
Jazz
Music
Music Theory
Songwriting
Stagecraft
String
Theater
Film
Photography
Sculpture
Studio Art
2D Art
Architecture
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1888
Campus Size: 200 acres
Boarding Rate: 75%
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: 01/15
Interview: Skype, On Campus, Admission Travel to China
Pre Interview: No Requirement
School Code:
TOEFL: 8486
SSAT: 8134

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SSAT

Brief Reviews

(Total 28)
4.9/ 5

Detailed Reviews

(Total 2)
5.0 / 5 Overall
5.0 / 5 Academics
5.0 / 5 Campus
5.0 / 5 Student Life
5.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
4.5 / 5 Transportation

Q&A

(Total 69)
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Frequently Ask Questions about Westminster School

Tell me a bit about Westminster School.
Westminster School is Co-ed private boarding school located in Connecticut, US. It was founded 1888 , and currently has about 400 students, 15.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.westminster-school.org.
Does Westminster School have rigorous academic requirements?
Westminster School is offering 21 AP courses.

Westminster School also have 61% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
Where do Westminster School students typically go for their colleges?
Based on the most recent matriculation data, 13.64% go to top 50 US universities and colleges*, 10.18% go to top 25, and about 5.64% go to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT.

*Ranking is based on the 2024 US News College Ranking.
What is the application requirement for Westminster School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, Westminster School’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
What is the latest tuition for Westminster School’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for Westminster School in 2024 is $72,595 ~ $72,995, which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

For more information, please contact school’s admission team at admit@westminster-school.org .
Where is Westminster School located?
Westminster School is located in the State of Connecticut of USA.
How popular is Westminster School on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, Westminster School is among the most popular schools, within top 56 for all schools on FindingSchool.

Also Westminster School has been favorited by 596 users.
How to start with an application with Westminster School?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about Westminster School. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit Westminster School’s official site: http://www.westminster-school.org or call them at 860-408-3060.
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What is the FindingSchool rating for Westminster School?
The overall rating for Westminster School is A.

The section ratings of Westminster School are:
A for Matriculation
A for Academics
A for Extracurriculum
A- for Community
A for Students and Parents reviews
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