University of the West: Statistics

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#5462 of 14,131 In the World
#1532 of 2,597 In North America
#1449 of 2,496 In the United States
#125 of 249 In California
#593 of 1,010 For Genealogy
Top50% For 27 other topics
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
100%
Avg. cost to attend
$13,225 /y
Aid receiving
67%
Undergraduates
77
Graduates
103
Male:Female Ratio
42:58
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.uwest.edu

University of the West Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

University of the West has an acceptance rate of 100% and is among the 23% of the easiest universities to gain admission to in the United States. The university reports the admission statistics without distinguishing between local and international students.

Admissions requirements

The University of the West has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Enrollment demographics by race or ethnicity

Nonresident Alien 71 (40%)
Asian 37 (21%)
Hispanic 36 (20%)
White 18 (10%)
Black or African American 9 (5%)
Two or more races 4 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 2 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 1 (0.6%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 1 (0.6%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

The average net cost to attend University of the West is $13,225 per year, calculated as the sum of the average cost of tuition, room and board, books, and supplies, reduced by the amount of average financial aid received.

The final cost of attendance varies for each student based on household income, residency, program, and other factors.

Net average cost to attend
$13,225/year
Average aid awarded
$5,975
Students receiving aid
67%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $10,750
$30-48K $10,122
$48-75K $10,221
$75-110K $15,200
$110K+ $16,200

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $12,528$11,772
Tuition in-state $12,528$11,772
Tuition out-of-state $12,528$11,772
Fee in-district $1,076$1,076
Fee in-state $1,076$1,076
Fee out-of-state $1,076$1,076

Room and board costs

Dormitory capacity 150
Combined charge for room and board $9,108
Room charge $4,364
Meal charge $3,400

University of the West majors

University of the West has granted 38 bachelor's degrees across 4 programs, 24 master's across 6 programs, and 2 doctorate degrees in Religion/Religious Studies, Other. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at University of the West.

Major Bachelor Master Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 11 4
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 15
Chaplain & Chaplaincy Studies 10
Psychology, General 10
Religion & Religious Studies, Other 4 2
Financial Mathematics 3
English Language and Literature, General 2
Information Science & Studies 2
Marriage and Family Therapy & Counseling 1
Grand Total 38 24 2

University of the West has a graduation rate of 50%, which is among the 40% lowest for universities in the US.

Total Men Women
Graduation rate 50% 50% 50%
  • Full-time retention rate - 67%

Publications & Citations

University of the West has published 2,593 scientific papers with 24,636 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Environmental Science, Biology, Political Science, Medicine, Sociology, Law, Philosophy, Engineering, and Geography and Cartography.

Publications
2,593
Citations
24,636

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,658 / 13,935
Environmental Science
1,257 / 12,061
Biology
1,225 / 14,157
Political Science
998 / 7,404
Medicine
990 / 13,011
Sociology
926 / 8,584
Law
898 / 7,119
Philosophy
812 / 5,922
Engineering
797 / 7,362
Geography and Cartography
748 / 5,898
Computer Science
735 / 7,322
Physics
726 / 6,540
History
712 / 4,603
Chemistry
701 / 8,690
Psychology
654 / 8,944
Geology
580 / 6,044
Ecology
537 / 6,462
Business
506 / 4,453
Economics
505 / 3,686
Mathematics
486 / 5,771
Archaeology
474 / 3,089
Pathology
408 / 6,151
Genetics
406 / 5,820
Quantum and Particle physics
402 / 3,300
Paleontology
393 / 4,077
Linguistics
361 / 2,950
Biochemistry
353 / 5,322
Art & Design
326 / 2,209
Organic Chemistry
319 / 3,581
Statistics
316 / 4,566
Development Studies
288 / 2,400
Materials Science
287 / 2,538
Demography
275 / 4,520
Psychiatry
271 / 4,964
Botany
267 / 3,640
Public Health
265 / 3,989
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
240 / 2,056
Management
218 / 2,858
Social Psychology
206 / 2,942
Surgery
204 / 2,377

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 28 107
1991 16 145
1992 20 126
1993 21 110
1994 28 174
1995 34 146
1996 22 142
1997 24 131
1998 23 165
1999 25 182
2000 27 219
2001 31 246
2002 36 279
2003 46 292
2004 43 363
2005 57 409
2006 62 464
2007 56 615
2008 57 658
2009 73 681
2010 53 814
2011 77 832
2012 82 983
2013 107 1158
2014 105 1169
2015 110 1226
2016 129 1144
2017 106 1139
2018 129 1231
2019 96 1421
2020 122 1558
2021 159 1918
2022 126 1733
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General info

Alternative names UWest
Founded 1990
Colors burgundy, gold
Academic calendar August to December; January to May; June to August (for certain programmes)
Total FTE staff 64
Carnegie classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and contacts

Address 1409 Walnut Grove Ave
Rosemead, California, 91770
United States
City population 51,000
Phone 6265718811100

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