Baccalaureate Origins 

Westminster College is one of the leading institutions in Missouri, ranking #5 among the thirty-six public and private institutions.

The rankings are developed using an approach from Baccalaureate Origins of Doctoral Recipients, 8th Edition, Franklin & Marshall College accessed on the web on 6/21/05.

The National Science Foundation conducts an annual survey of earned doctorates that includes information on the institutions where doctoral recipients completed their baccalaureate degree. 

The NSF data is availabe at http://caspar.nsf.gov/.  Data on the number of bachelor's degrees awarded is obtained from the IPEDS Peer Analysis System