How to Apply

Bachelor of Business Administration and RN-to-BS in Nursing Programs

How to Apply

Westminster College accepts both Common App and the Westminster admissions application. You can apply using the option that is most convenient for you.

Important Dates

  • August 1 Application Opens
  • October 1 FAFSA Available
  • December 1 Priority Application Deadline
  • After Dec. 1, application and financial aid decisions are made on a rolling basis. If you complete your application after the priority deadline, you can expect to hear back from the Office of Admissions within 3 weeks.

  • May 1 National College Decision Day and Priority Housing Registration Deadline
  • May 15 Housing Registration Final Deadline

Additional Instructions for Applying

Transfer students, transferring veteran students, and international students have additional instructions for applying to Westminster College as an undergraduate student.

Master of Strategic Communication and Project-Based MBA Programs

How to Apply

Fall 2021 MSNA Application

Begin, save, and return to your application for the MSNA program Fall 2021.

Apply for Spring, Summer, or Fall 2021

For all programs except MSNA, begin, save, and return to your graduate application for Spring, Summer, or Fall 2021.

Admission Requirements

All graduate programs at Westminster require a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution. Additionally, each graduate program has specific admission requirements and deadlines.

Once your application is complete and your application fee is processed, you will be able to access your application portal. This portal will allow you to upload materials and track the status of official documents that may come via mail or email (gradadmissions@westminstercollege.edu).

If you have questions about the application process, call the Graduate Admissions Office at 801.832.2201 or email gradadmissions@westminstercollege.edu.

International Students

International students are not eligible to study in the following programs, due to their heavily or partially online program format:

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • Master of Strategic Communication
  • Project-Based Master of Business Administration

International students must provide the following to be considered for admission:

  1. Official transcripts from all universities and colleges attended

To be official, transcripts must be sent directly from the university. Official foreign university transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES accredited transcript evaluation service. For example, World Education Services.

  1. Proof of English language proficiency

Proof of English proficiency can be met by scoring high enough on the TOEFL or IELTS exam. This may be waived if you are a native of or have studied full-time for at least 1 academic year within the last 5 years in one of the following countries: United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, or Canada (at an English-medium university).

TOEFL IBT
Full Admit: 92
Conditional Score (requires approval): 84
Reading/Writing 20 (18 Conditional)

IELTS
Full Admit: 7.5
Conditional Score: 7

  1. Program-specific documents

Check the program requirements of your desired program above. International students must also provide the following documents before an I-20 document can be issued:

  1. Statement of financial responsibility
  2. Bank statement
  3. Passport information page

Send or email admissions materials to:

Westminster College
Office of Admissions
1840 South 1300 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84105
gradadmissions@westminstercollege.edu

Program-Specific Requirements

Important Dates

Application Deadline: Complete applications are reviewed on a rolling admissions basis. Early submission of applications is strongly encouraged.

Entry Terms:

  • Fall semester
  • Spring semester

International students are not eligible to study in this program due to its heavily online program format.

Application Materials

  • Application
  • $50 application fee (participation in an online or on-campus visit waives this fee)
  • Official college or university transcripts showing proof of baccalaureate degree. Transcripts or test scores are considered official when sent directly from the school or testing service.
  • Personal statement—address the following questions in approximately 2 pages double-spaced:
    • Why are you interested in the Master of Strategic Communication (MSC) program at Westminster College? Please describe what about the subject matter, curriculum, program structure, faculty, and/or other elements drew you to the MSC program and why.
    • How do you anticipate an online program that allows for self-directed and project-based learning will help you achieve your professional goals?
    • How will your education, professional experiences, and personal characteristics contribute to the program’s learning environment and your peers' learning?
  • Professional resume detailing professional work experience to include relevant job titles, work experiences, responsibilities, and related activities.
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation from academic or professional colleagues who can address the candidate’s academic and interpersonal skills relevant to this program.

Important Dates

Application Deadline: Complete applications are reviewed on a rolling admissions basis. Early submission of applications is strongly encouraged.

Entry Terms:

  • Fall semester
  • Spring semester
  • Summer semester

International students are not eligible to study in the Project-Based Master of Business Administration program due to its heavily online program format.

Application Materials

  • Application
  • $50 application fee (participation in an online or on-campus visit waives this fee)
  • Personal statement—address the following questions in approximately 2 pages double-spaced:
    • Why are you pursuing a PMBA degree at this time?
    • What are your short and long-term career goals?
    • Why would you choose Westminster College’s Gore School of Business graduate program as your preferred program?
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation from academic or professional colleagues who can address the candidate’s academic and interpersonal skills relevant to this program.
  • Professional resume detailing professional work experience to include relevant job titles, work experiences, responsibilities, and related activities
  • Official college or university transcripts showing proof of baccalaureate degree. Transcripts or test scores are considered official when sent directly from the school or testing service.

Equal Access

Westminster College administers all of its educational programs, related support services, and benefits in a manner that does not discriminate against students or prospective students with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, or a person’s status as a veteran.

The college is committed to providing equal access for people with disabilities in its programs, services, facilities, and activities. Call Student Disability Services (801.832.2272) if you are seeking admission information in an alternative format or if you need other accommodations.