Western University of Health Sciences

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Western University of Health Sciences (referred to locally as “WesternU”) is a private, not-for-profit university that offers graduate programs for the health professions. The university’s main campus located in downtown Pomona, California includes 19 buildings situated on a 22 acre expanse of land. In addition to its Pomona campus the university also has a location in Lebanon, Oregon. The university’s Oregon location is a medical school campus.

Western University of Health sciences was established in 1977 with only 36 students. Today, the school enrolls over 3,200 students each year. In 2003, the university launched the College of Veterinary Medicine – which was the first veterinary college to open nationwide within the last 20 years. WesternU is now one of the largest health professions graduate schools in California and offers over 22 progams through nine academic colleges.

WesternU is fully accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, and many of the school’s individual health care programs have their own professional accreditation status. For example, the medical school at WesternU is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association’s Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation.

General Information

309 E 2nd St, Pomona, CA 91766-1854

General Phone:(909) 623-6116
Website URL:www.westernu.edu
Type of Institution:Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Awards Offered:MA/MS degrees
Post-MA/MS’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – professional practice (new classification)
Campus setting:City: Midsize
On-campus housing:No
Student Population:3,343 (0 undergraduate)
Ratio of students to faculty:17 to 1

Tuition & Fees

Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $20,250
In-state Student Fees $40
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $20,250
Out-of-state Student Fees $40

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 150 499 5
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 150 499 5
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 8
Nursing Administration
Osteopathic Medicine/osteopathy 203
Pharmaceutical Sciences 5
Pharmacy 133
Physical Therapy/therapist 63
Physician Assistant 93
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 44 5
Veterinary Medicine 100
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

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