A connective community where values are respected, enhanced and challenged.
The relationships and experiences we have at Westmont push our faith, expand our knowledge, challenge our beliefs, and enable us to use our talents more fully in the service of Christ. From residence hall competitions to outrageous swells of Warrior pride - like in the annual Spring Sing event at the Santa Barbara Bowl - Westmont students are engaged and invested in life beyond the classroom.
Building the Kingdom of God in Mexico
Establish and cultivate relationships between the Westmont community and residents of Ensenada
Believing that the worship of God is at the heart of all that we are and all that we do, the Campus Pastor's Office leads Chapel services to bring the Westmont community together to love and glorify God through prayer, music and teaching from the Word of God.Read More
Health and Wellness
During your time at Westmont you will have access to an on-campus health clinic at which a team consisting of physician assistants, a nurse practitioner, medical office coordinator and a physician who are available to take care of your health care needs.
Nestled between beautiful beaches and majestic mountains, Santa Barbara offers incredible natural beauty, a wide array of cultural activities, year-round recreation and fine restaurants and shops. Find scenic spots to study or take a break and enjoy the arts, shopping or outdoor activities.
We come to Westmont from every walk of life. Each of us unique. All of us eager to learn from the others.
Leandra Marshall grew up on a Nevada hay farm along highway 50, the Loneliest Road in America. “The nearest town is 32 miles away,” she says. “We have no TV, no cell service, no neighbors."
Bethany Le began singing with her mom and playing music with her family in Carlsbad, Calif., at an early age. “It’s a big passion of mine,” she says. “It speaks to my soul.”
Josh Edmonson, a double major in chemistry and biology, says we can think of him as Mr. Science Guy. But the senior from Sunnyvale, Calif., sings in the college choir, takes part in the theater department’s Fringe Festival, writes novels, and practices a martial art.
Becky Collier, NAIA national champion in the outdoor heptathlon and a three-time All-American, says Westmont is pretty perfect. She gets elite athletic training at a Christian school with strong academics.
John Wong found classes challenging his first semester at Westmont. In a meeting with his academic adviser, the San Jose resident opened up.
Lalia Mangione chose Westmont instead of a music conservatory. “This was a place I could thrive, be motivated and encouraged to work harder,” she says. “My professors and peers genuinely appreciate me, not just my skills on the violin. I wanted to become a well-rounded person who could serve the world in many different spheres.”