University of Western States

country rank  1574
world rank  6064

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University Overview

Founded in 1904, University of Western States is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Portland (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Oregon. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, University of Western States (UWS) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Western States (UWS) 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 114 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UWS
Founded 1904
Motto For the good of the patient
Colours Purple and gold

University Location

Address 2900 Ne 132Nd Avenue
Portland (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
97230-3099 Oregon
United States
T +1 (503) 256 3180
F +1 (503) 251 5723

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 2900 NE 132nd Avenue
Portland 97230
+1 (503) 251 5734
(800) 641 5641

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 500-999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Western States's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities


Year of first Accreditation
1986


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE), Commission on Accreditation

Affiliations

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018