Westwood College Dupage: Review & Facts

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Westwood College Dupage is a very small four-year, private for-profit school with 280 students enrolled. This institution is the only school located in Woodridge, Illinois.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
11
Fair
At Westwood College Dupage you can obtain your 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or bachelor's degree.

Westwood College Dupage deploys a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 11 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Management, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.


Student Retention
23%
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 usually a good sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Westwood College Dupage is extremely low at 23% (way below Illinois average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
9 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Westwood College Dupage is below average - 57%.

Student to faculty ratio at Westwood College Dupage is good -- 9:1.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$15,500
High
Average tuition pricing is fairly high - around $15,200 per academic year. The additional fees at Westwood College Dupage not covered by tuition are roughly $300, which makes it a total of $15,500 per year.

Read the details about Westwood College Dupage 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



Acceptance
Rate
49%
As reported in recent government data, 218 applications were submitted and 107 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get admitted at this school.

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

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

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Westwood College Dupage and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (630) 434-7655 or check Westwood College Dupage Website.

Opportunities and Services



ROTC
Available
No
Westwood College Dupage offers a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Westwood College Dupage, 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.

At the present moment, there is no on-campus housing at Westwood College Dupage.

Westwood College Dupage Location and Maps



Post Address: Westwood College Dupage, 7155 Janes Avenue, Woodridge, Illinois 60517, USA
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