University of the West Rankings

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In the World#7314 of 14178
In North America#1803 of 2629
In the United States#1715 of 2528
In California#149 of 252
In Rosemead#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
100%
Avg. cost to attend
$12,116 /y
Aid receiving
83%
Undergraduates
153
Graduates
131
Male:Female Ratio
40:60
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
uwest.edu

University of the West Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Admissions requirements

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 by race or ethnicity

Nonresident Alien151 (54%)
Hispanic51 (18%)
Asian36 (13%)
White30 (11%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown7 (2%)
Black or African American5 (2%)
Two or more races1 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0.4%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$12,116/year
Average aid awarded
$9,373
Students receiving aid
83%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$14,233
$30-48K$13,211
$75-110K$21,095
$110K+$19,895

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$11,928$10,998
Tuition in-state$11,928$10,998
Tuition out-of-state$11,928$10,998
Fee in-district$1,028$1,028
Fee in-state$1,028$1,028
Fee out-of-state$1,028$1,028

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity185
Combined charge for room and board$7,996

University of the West Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General615
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies10
Information Science & Studies10
Marriage and Family Therapy & Counseling8
Religion & Religious Studies, Other26
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other33
Psychology, General4
English Language and Literature, General4
General Studies2
Grand Total26389
TotalMen
Graduation rate17%27%
  • Full-time retention rate - 94%

Publications & Citations

Publications
2,390
Citations
19,177

Publication count by topic

Medicine
444
Computer science
359
Chemistry
166
Biology
159
Materials science
146
Psychology
138
Business
133
Environmental science
94
Mathematics
81
Sociology
66
Engineering
61
Political science
56
Physics
51
Geology
49
Geography
37
Economics
26
History
25
Art
18
Philosophy
11

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy638344
History128068
Geography1579713
Environmental science17791,189
Medicine18164,683
Engineering19051,275
Political science2030160
Business2170508
Computer science22351,852
Economics2238384
Sociology2290208
Geology2300196
Art26354
Psychology2682905
Mathematics2777626
Chemistry28151,900
Biology29051,783
Physics2918252
Materials science3176600

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19903101
1991792
1992291
1993692
1994376
19956104
19961286
19971089
199810113
19997136
200011136
200116158
200217186
200314196
200420190
200522224
200627267
200727285
200826353
200931374
201035524
201136527
201268718
201365881
201472994
2015681075
2016841121
2017811198
20182371242
20194471908
20205403211

General info

Alternative namesUWest
Founded1990
WikipediaUniversity of the West
Colorsburgundy, gold
Academic CalendarAugust to December; January to May; June to August (for certain programmes)
Total FTE staff66
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address1409 Walnut Grove Ave
Rosemead, California, 91770
United States
City population54,000
Phone6265718811100

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