University of Western States

country rank  1465
world rank  4420

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Founded in 1904, University of Western States is a non-profit private specialized higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Portland (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Oregon. Officially accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, University of Western States (UWS) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US 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), bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 116 years old US 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. UWS also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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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
97230-3099 Oregon
United States
Tel +1 (503) 256 3180
Fax +1 (503) 251 5723

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

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University Admissions

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

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools
2000 Classification Other separate health profession schools
Size & Setting Four-year, very small, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority graduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, higher part-time institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Western States's Library
University of Western States's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 9,956 physical volumes, 2,166 physical media, 5,078 digital/electronic medium and 34 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities


Year of first Accreditation

1986


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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


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Memberships and Affiliations

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Online Courses

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