Our alumni have chosen a wide variety of careers throughout the world, seeking to serve God as well as become leaders in their professions. In 2014, the Washington Post listed Westmont as No. 15 in the nation for colleges and universities with the greatest salary growth between average starting and average mid-career salaries.
Pursue your calling in life through your studies and hands-on experiences like internships. Businesses and organizations in Santa Barbara and San Francisco love Westmont students and offer many opportunities to explore your gifts, unearth new passions and inform your future. Internships expose you to potential careers and help you find direction for life after Westmont.
About 70 percent of Westmont students attend graduate school, enrolling in leading institutions such as Stanford, Harvard, Yale, Princeton, UC Berkeley, Johns Hopkins, Cornell, Dartmouth, Caltech and many others. Opportunities to conduct significant undergraduate research with faculty and close relationships with professors help our students build impressive resumes and receive excellent recommendations. Among our pre-med students, 91 percent get accepted to medical school.
Within 18 months of graduating, 95 percent of our alums find work, get an internship or attend graduate school. Westmont’s Career Development and Calling Office offers many career services, helping students understand who God created them to be, express and use their unique gifts, and make meaningful vocational choices. You can take advantage of their personalized assistance your first year at Westmont.