Why choose Westminster?
- The church, designed by Sir Christopher Wren in 1667, was rebuilt on the campus to commemorate Sir Winston Churchill, who made his famous "Iron Curtain" speech at the college gymnasium in 1946.
- Mikhail Gorbachev gave a speech there in 1992, declaring the end of the Cold War.
- Other leaders who have lectured on its campus include Margaret Thatcher, George H. W. Bush, Gerald R. Ford, Ronald Reagan, Harry S. Truman, Dick Cheney, John Kerry, Ralph Nader and Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
Location: Fulton, Missouri, USA
City Population: 12,790
University Population: 1,076
Climate: Missouri generally has a humid continental climate with cold winters and hot and humid summers.
Nearest Airport: Lambert–St. Louis International Airport
Westminster College is a private, residential, undergraduate college with a curriculum based on the liberal arts. Located in Fulton, Missouri, the College was established in 1851 as Fulton College. The National Churchill Museum (formally known as the Winston Churchill Memorial) is a national historic site located on campus and includes the Church of St Mary, Aldermanbury.
Life at Westminster is always humming with activity. Whether it's tailgating for the homecoming game, hanging out at a Coffeehouse night, or attending a presentation, there's always something going on for students.
One of the most popular events is TGIF, which is put on by the Campus Activities Board once a month. Students, faculty, and staff show up in large numbers to hang out, eat free food, and de-stress.
Nearly every Westminster student gets involved on campus in some way. You can become a member of our large Greek community, lead a club or organisation, play a sport or participate in intramurals, and much more. Whatever the activity, faculty and staff help students grow dynamically throughout their experience.
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