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 Phone:||(909) 623-6116|
|Type of Institution:||Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above|
|Awards Offered:||MA/MS degrees|
Doctor’s degree – professional practice (new classification)
|Campus setting:||City: Midsize|
|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||–||–||–|
|Registered Nursing/registered Nurse||–||44||–||–||5|
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