N/A

Acceptance Rate

$11,007

Avg.Financial Aid

036963

FAFSA Code

About University of the West

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

291

Website

www.uwest.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

WASC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

University of the West is a private university located in Rosemead, CA. University of the West occupies a total area of about 10 acres. University of the West was founded in the year 1990. Burgundy/gold are the official colors of the University of the West. In addition to over 153 undergraduate students, UW also boasts of over 131 students in its postgraduate courses, taking the total enrollment to over 324 (Fall 2018). University of the West is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At UW around 50% are Non-resident alien, 31% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 8% are white. Further, around 81% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 61% of the students are females and 39% are males. Several notable personalities have been produced by the school in its 30 years of existence. The college has produced several achievers over the years, who have done exceptional work in their fields. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. UW offers a total of 52 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission, and WASC Senior College and University Commission.

Location & Contact

Address

1409 Walnut Grove Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6.27E+12
Fax: 6265711413
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Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

N/A

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$75

SAT/ACT

FALSE

High School GPA

N/A

Accept Common App

Yes

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. To kickstart the admission process at UW, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $75. Securing a good score in a standardised test like SAT or ACT improves an applicant’s chances of securing admission. However, University of the West doesn’t focus much on standardised tests. Interestingly, the average SAT or ACT scores of students securing admission is not available. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 1409 Walnut Grove Ave, Rosemead, California 91770. To gather more information, they can call them at (626) 571-8811 x100.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$9,580

Average Annual Cost

$11,592

Books And Supplies

$1,918

Other Fees

$1,000

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$7,764

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,640

Total One Year Cost

$25,914

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to UW. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $31,364. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($12,956), books and supplies ($1,972), room and boarding ($7,996), and budget for other expenses ($4,896). Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

10:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

18%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$35

Faculty Overview

60%

Male Professors

40%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

6 Graduates

Psychology, General

6 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

4 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

3 Graduates

Student Body

Undergraduate Students

140

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

28%

Full-time

80%

Part-time

20%

Students Gender

Male

44%

US National: 44%

Female

56%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

9% White

7% Unknown

1% Black

38% Hispanic

1% Two or more races

41% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

6%

Out Of State

88%

In State

6%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

N/A

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 25% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

25%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$4,364/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,400/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,400/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. At UW, $7,996 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The students at University of the West have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $3,400 per year. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol and campus emergency phones. There are around 39% male and 61% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

N/A

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

N/A

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

N/A - N/A

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$11,007

Students Receiving Federal Grants

67%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,648

Students Receiving State Aid

57%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,426

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

96%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,617

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$12,606

$30K - $48K

$12,095

$48K - $75K

$10,413

$75K - $110K

$8,015

> $110K

$9,810

The financial aid department of University of the West helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,599, whereas the financial aid is $4,012. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $1,933 and institutional aid worth $4,012.

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