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Reviews 432 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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3 College Senior

Overall Experience: Some of the professors had no personalities, they were so bland it made it hard to stay interested in the topic they were discussing.

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Senior

Overall Experience: The alumni network is great!

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Senior

Overall Experience: It has a beautiful campus.

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Senior

Athletics: It has its moments of school spirit.

2 people found this useful Report
2 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I felt that Westmont College was not very accepting. I was not able to choose the school of my choice, therefore I had to attend a religious school. Keeping in mind that I am not religious, my review is biased in this way. I was always a good kid growing up. When I came to Westmont, I was perceived as a "bad kid" and "rebel" since I drank and went out on the weekends. I am not a crazy party person, but when I was at Westmont I felt like I might as well have been doing hard drugs. The students overall do not accept you unless you are a committed Christian. There are pockets of kids who do, but they are few and not popular. I felt judged and "pitied" because I did not share the same beliefs as the majority of the students. I wanted to like the school; It's a beautiful campus in an incredible location, but the unaccepting community (students and staff) caused me to transfer.

8 people found this useful Report
5 College Junior

Overall Experience: I was very concerned about how I would feel in college and how people would treat me. I have been bullied my whole life because of who I am and I feared that college would be the same. Westmont blew my mind in the best way! Everyone that works there and attends are all so loving and accepting of everyone! I have made friends that I know we'll be friends far past graduation and the teachers are always there for you! I would defiantly pick Westmont again, I highly recommend to anyone looking for a Christian based private college (that accepts all denominations of Christianity as well as non-Christians) full of wonderful and loving faculty, staff and students!!!

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Great people. Great location. Great facilities. Great professors. Lots of work.

1 person found this useful Report
1 College Freshman

Party Scene: The parties at the off campus seniors' houses were pretty horrible.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: Everything is overpriced on State Street, which is pretty much the only place to go.

1 College Freshman

Administration: The administration is a joke.

2 College Freshman

Scholarships: The staff is basically incompetent. You basically have to figure things out yourself.

1 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Dorms are absolutely disgusting. They look like they are cleaned once a month, if that.

4 College Sophomore

Party Scene: Nothing on campus at Westmont, but there is plenty of that happening in Isla Vista

5 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: Between State Street and Milpas areas there are plenty of options

3 College Sophomore

Campus Food: It's alright. Could be worse.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: on campus housing pros: close to classes, student community/dorm life is very fun, many dorm sponsored activities and events, friendly people in dorm section

cons: no very much parking near dorm, old dorm buildings, expensive

3 College Freshman

Diversity: There is diversity, but not a ton.

5 College Freshman

Academics: The education is worth the price tag.

5 College Freshman

Academics: The professors know their stuff, and because classes are small, it is impossible to slack of and still get an A. Most teachers have attendance grades.

5 College Freshman

Campus Quality: Westmont is updating buildings every year, and the campus is gorgeous. We have a mountain and ocean view.

5 College Freshman

Local Area: There's no place like Santa Barbara.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: Everyone is friendly and approachable, and even if there are more girls than guys, there is no shortage of attractive guys!

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Westmont is unique, and the best place for me.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Westmont isn't for everyone - but for those it suits, it is the most incredible experience.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: We have a very active alumni network, and our office of life planning has many connections and is willing to work with each student individually for any length of time.

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