Westwood College River Oaks: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - FairSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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Westwood College River Oaks is a very small four-year, private for-profit school with 390 students enrolled. This college is the only college located in Calumet City, Illinois.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
16
1-year certificate, associate's degree, and bachelor's degree are offered at Westwood College River Oaks.

Westwood College River Oaks deploys a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and provides 16 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, Criminal Justice, Computer Science, Medical, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.
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 normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
22%
Westwood College River Oaks student retention rate is extremely low at 22% (way below Illinois average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Student to faculty ratio at Westwood College River Oaks is pretty good, 12:1. Read more regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$14,600
Average tuition pricing is slightly high, around $14,300 a year. The additional fees at Westwood College River Oaks (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $300; this comes to $14,600 a year.

Read the details about Westwood College River Oaks 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



Acceptance
Rate
48%
As reported in recent data, 198 applications were submitted and 95 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to enroll at this school.

This school might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Westwood College River Oaks is $50.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Westwood College River Oaks and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (708) 832-1988 or check Westwood College River Oaks Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A-
Westwood College River Oaks offers a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Westwood College River Oaks, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At the present moment, there is no on-campus housing at Westwood College River Oaks.

Based on the college crime data, Westwood College River Oaks appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Westwood College River Oaks Location and Maps



Post Address: Westwood College River Oaks, 80 River Oaks Ctr-Ste 111, Calumet City, Illinois 60409, USA
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