University of the West: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - OustandingQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Very GoodCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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University of the West is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 310 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1990 and is one of the 2 schools and colleges located in Rosemead, California.

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Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
7
University of the West will give you the opportunity to earn a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, bachelor's degree, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

University of the West deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 7 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Theology and Religion, Psychology, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
67%
University of the West student retention rate is relatively low at 67% (below California average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at University of the West is very low - 23%. About 77% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at University of the West is very good - 6:1. Learn more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$8,900
Average tuition cost is relatevely low, $8,400 a year. The additional fees at University of the West not covered by tuition are about $500, which comes to $8,900 annually.

Read the details about University of the West additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This school will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at University of the West is $75.00. The graduate application fee is $75.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to University of the West and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (626) 571-8811 or check University of the West Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
University of the West offers a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

University of the West offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 300 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing option.

Based on the college crime numbers, University of the West appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of the West Location and Maps



Post Address: University of the West, 1409 N Walnut Grove Ave, Rosemead, California 91770, USA
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