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Graduate Admissions

How to Apply to a Westminster Graduate Program

Westminster is a small, comprehensive university nestled in the eclectic Sugar House neighborhood of Salt Lake City, Utah. We offer graduate degrees that give you the chance to advance your career, broaden your professional network, and experience growth that goes far beyond developing new skills.

Use Westminster's easy online application and portal to fulfill the admissions requirements for your ideal program. The graduate admissions team is available to provide guidance and support throughout the admissions process.

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No Test-Score Requirements

Westminster programs don't require test scores for admission.

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No Application Fee for Most Programs

Apply with no application fee for most programs, or get your application fee waived with a campus visit or virtual conversation.

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Connect with Admissions

Join the admissions team for monthly virtual events to learn about programs and their requirements.

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"Having my master’s degree opened a lot more doors. I really feel like the time I spent at Westminster was immediately beneficial to me in my career."

Doreen Espinoza
(MAcc '18)

"Every single one of my professors wanted me to achieve. On my hardest days, they were my biggest cheerleaders."

Andrea Clements
(MSN-FNP ’20)

Graduate Admissions Deadlines 

These graduate programs have rolling admissions:

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  • Master of Accountancy (MAcc)
  • Master of Arts in Community and Organizational Leadership (MACOL) 
  • Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) 
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Business Administration in Technology Commercialization (MBATC) 
  • Master of Education (MEd) 
  • Master of Public Health (MPH) 

These graduate programs have final application deadlines:

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice-Nurse Anesthesia (DNP-NA): September 30
  • Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MSCMHC): November 1

This graduate program has a priority application deadline:

  • Master of Science in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN-FNP): January 17

Graduate Admissions Requirements 



Bachelor’s degree

 from a regionally accredited institution 


Official transcripts

from all higher education institutions you attended 



Application form. A $50 application fee is required for the DNP-NA, MSN-FNP, and MSCMHC programs, however, you can get your fee waived.



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Program-Specific Requirements

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Admissions Requirements by Student Type 


International Students

International students are eligible to apply for any in-person graduate programs. 

Non-Degree Seeking Students

Westminster University offers a wide range of courses and certificates for non-degree seeking students.

Westminster Alumni

Westminster University alumni benefit from a waived application fee and are automatically considered for the Westminster Alumni Scholarship. 

Veteran Students

More than 150 veterans, military family members, cadets, and midshipmen find academic excellence and community at Westminster. 

Equal Access

Westminster University administers all of its educational programs, related support services, and benefits in a manner that does not discriminate against students or prospective students with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, or a person’s status as a veteran.

The university is committed to providing equal access for people with disabilities in its programs, services, facilities, and activities. Call Student Disability Services at 801.832.2272 if you are seeking admission information in an alternative format or if you need other accommodations.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Official transcripts from all institutions are required. They can be ordered through your previous institution or a transcript service like Parchment/National Student Clearinghouse. They can be emailed to gradadmissions@westminsteru.edu or mailed to: 

Westminster University Graduate Admissions 
1840 South 1300 East 
Salt Lake City, UT 84105 

Westminster uses a two-part process, with an online application and admissions portal. Complete the online application on our website and finalize with your payment or fee waiver (if applicable). Then, access your admissions portal to track progress and upload materials.

You can upload materials in your admissions portal. You gain access to your admissions portal after you submit your online application and pay the fee or use the waiver (if applicable).

Reach out to your program's enrollment coordinator or schedule a conversation: 

Questions? We're here to help.

Connect with Westminster University’s Admissions Office to learn more about undergraduate programs, check the status of your application, and more.

Phone: 801.832.2200
Email: gradadmissions@westminsteru.edu


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