About Westminster College
"Developing Leaders in a Global Community"

Founded in 1851, Westminster College is a private, selective, coeducational, residential, undergraduate college with a curriculum based on the liberal arts with an emphasis on developmental experience. The College is dedicated to teaching excellence and an education centered on key values (integrity, fairness, respect, and responsibility) that prepare our graduates to become leaders of character. The student enrollment is over 800, and the student/faculty ratio is 16:1.

Winston Churchill delivered his famous "Iron Curtain" speech on campus in 1946, and in recent years George Bush, Ronald Reagan, Mikhail Gorbachev, Margaret Thatcher, and Lech Walesa have participated in the College's international lecture series. Prominent on campus are the Winston Churchill Memorial and Library and the monumental sculpture "Breakthrough," created from sections of the Berlin Wall.

The College is located in Fulton, Missouri, a community of over 12,000 residents that is approximately 25 miles from both Columbia and Jefferson City.

Contained in this section of our site is contact information for our faculty, staff and offices, details about Fulton and Callaway County, the history of the college, maps showing our location, and more!