University of the West

country rank  1663
world rank  6329

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University Overview

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 30 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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University Identity

Name
Acronym Uwest
Founded 1990
Colours Burgundy and gold

University Location

Address 1409 Walnut Grove Avenue
Rosemead
91770 California
United States
Tel +1 (626) 571 8811
Fax +1

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
International
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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University Admissions

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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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 250-499
Academic Staff under-50
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Buddhist Buddhist Fo Guang Shan

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
2000 Classification
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

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of the West's Library
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.
Housing Yes
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
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Academic Structure

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