is a liberal arts college
located in New Wilmington
, United States
. Founded in 1852, it is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church
. The student population is approximately 1500 undergraduate and graduate students.
Westminster is located in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, a relatively small town north of Pittsburgh
and south of Erie
on a campus.
Westminster formed as a result of a meeting on Jan. 21, 1852, between the Ohio
and Shenango Presbyteries
. In 2009, The Washington Monthly'
ranked Westminster College "third in social mobility" among 253 liberal arts colleges. Westminster is ranked 122nd in the nation among "Liberal Arts Colleges" by U.S. News & World Report
The student population is nearly 1,480 undergraduate and graduate students. U.S. News & World Report
The college offers 41 majors and nearly 100 organizations.
The Westminster Titans compete in NCAA Division III
athletics. Before moving to the NCAA, Westminster competed in the NAIA
for many years. For a brief period, Westminster was a member of the NCAA Division II GLIAC (Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference). The Titans currently are a member of the Presidents' Athletic Conference
Four former Titans football players have been enshrined in the College Football Hall of......