Established in 1990, University of the West is a non-profit private liberal arts higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Rosemead (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, University of the West (Uwest) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 250-499 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Buddhist religion. University of the West (Uwest) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 33 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy This higher education institution has an open admission policy. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Uwest also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.
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|Name||University of the West|
|Colours||Burgundy and gold|
|Address||1409 Walnut Grove Avenue
|Tel||+1 (626) 571 8811|
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|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||None, open admission policy|
|Admission Rate||Not reported|
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|Religious Affiliation||Buddhist Fo Guang Shan|
|Basic Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, very small, highly residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Majority undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Arts & sciences plus professions, high graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence|
University of the West's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 62,846 physical volumes, 1,453 physical media, 27,744 digital/electronic medium and 24 licensed digital/electronic databases.
University of the West provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 175 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Sport Facilities||Not reported|
|Financial Aids||Not reported|
|Distance Learning||Not reported|
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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