Westminster is a private liberal arts college located in Salt Lake City, Utah. Students here experience an excellent education in an atmosphere dedicated to skiing and snowboarding.
With the goal of guiding graduates into exciting and successful careers, Westminster provides learning experiences for students that extend beyond the classroom. With over 60 majors, minors, and graduate programs, Westminster has something for everybody. Whether you love art, science, business, education, or nursing there is a class and a teacher that is ready to help you succeed.
Westminster College is located in the vibrant Sugar House neighborhood of Salt Lake City, in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountain Range. Campus is located 10 minutes from downtown Salt Lake City and less than 40 minutes from eight major ski resorts. This location allows students to experience some of the best skiing and snowboarding in the world without missing out on the educational benefits of attending school in the city. Each resort offers skiing and riding for all ability levels and gives students access to world class terrain. Westminster's 32-acre campus is comprised of 29 college facilities, including residence halls, a LEED-certified science center, a library, facilities for athletics and recreation, art and performance spaces, and more. As a student at Westminster you have access to state of the art facilities in a location where adventure awaits.
Westminster College is home to about 3,000 total students comprised of 2,500 undergraduates and 500 graduate students. Students at Westminster College come from all around the world to be a part of a culture where experiential education is everyone's first priority.
Westminster students have the opportunity to experience a social life far different than those of other college students. At Westminster, students establish friendships with their peers on the chairlift and make lifelong connections on two-foot powder days. Students
at Westminster College have the option to be members of the Ski and Snowboard Club giving them access to discounted season passes and club events.
Westminster College is the home of ski and snowboard teams that compete on the collegiate and national level. Men's and women's Skiing compete as members of the Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Ski Association (RMISA). Westminster's snowboard teams are members of the United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association (USCSA).
More than 1,900 students participate in service-learning activities sponsored by the college. Westminster houses the Katherine W. Dumke Center for Civic Engagement, which facilitates volunteer opportunities, student-run programs, service-learning, and other civic engagement activities for the Westminster community. In 2015–16, Westminster students contributed more than 102,000 hours of community service.
Westminster contributes more than $180 million in economic benefit to the community annually, a 33 percent increase from 2009; and it provides the workforce with more than 900 well-qualified graduates every year.