University of the West: Review & Facts

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University of the West is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 325 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
6
Few
University of the West will give you the opportunity to earn a 1-year certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

University of the West deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 6 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Theology and Religion, Psychology, and General Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
54%
Bad
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.

University of the West student retention rate is low at 54% (way below California average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at University of the West is low - 33%. About 77% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at University of the West is good - 10:1. Learn more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$10,800
Medium
Average tuition cost is close to the nationwide median, $9,900 a year. The additional fees at University of the West not covered by tuition are about $900, which comes to $10,800 annually.

Read the details about University of the West additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying 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
A
Safe
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.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of the West, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

ROTC
Available
No
University of the West provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 300 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing opportunity.

Based on the college crime numbers, University of the West seems to be a 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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