University of the West

country rank 1530
world rank 5106

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University Overview

Established in 1990, University of the West is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the large town of Rosemead (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, University of the West (Uwest) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 250-499 students) coeducational 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 pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This higher education institution does not have a selective 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, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

Acronym
Uwest

Founded
1990

Colours
Burgundy and gold

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University Location

Address
1409 N Walnut Grove Avenue
Rosemead (population range: 50,000-249,999)
91770 California United States

T +1 (626) 571 8811

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

uniRank Degree/Study Matrix
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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
UndergraduatePostgraduate
Local student7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l student7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
None

Admission Rate
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 250-499

Academic Staff
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Control Type
Control Type Private

Entity Type
Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar
Academic Calendar Semesters

Campus Setting
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Religious Affiliation
Buddhist Buddhist Fo Guang Shan

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Facilities and Services

Library
University Library Yes

Housing
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Sport Facilities
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Financial Aids
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Study Abroad
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Distance Learning
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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
WASC Senior College and University Commission


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Academic Structure

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