Western University of Health Sciences: Statistics

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#2887 of 14,131 In the World
#837 of 2,597 In North America
#770 of 2,496 In the United States
#67 of 249 In California
#2 of 2 In Pomona
#550 of 1,018 For Optometry
Top50% For 46 other topics
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Acceptance rate
8%
Graduates
3,788
Male:Female Ratio
36:64
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
westernu.edu

Western University of Health Sciences Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

We've calculated the 8% acceptance rate for Western University of Health Sciences based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

9 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Enrollment demographics by race or ethnicity

Asian 1459 (39%)
White 1278 (34%)
Hispanic 590 (16%)
Two or more races 202 (5%)
Black or African American 114 (3%)
Nonresident Alien 74 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 54 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 5 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Tuition and fees

Graduates
Tuition in-district $22,669
Tuition in-state $22,669
Tuition out-of-state $22,669
Fee in-district $40
Fee in-state $40
Fee out-of-state $40

Western University of Health Sciences majors

Western University of Health Sciences has granted 236 master's across 6 programs and 806 doctorate degrees across 8 programs. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at Western University of Health Sciences.

Major Master Doctoral
Osteopathic Medicine & Osteopathy 318
Pharmacy 116
Veterinary Medicine 100
Physician Assistant 95
Dentistry 92
Optometry 75
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 74
Physical Therapy & Therapist 54
Podiatric Medicine & Podiatry 36
Biomedical Sciences, General 34
Health & Medical Preparatory Programs, Other 18
Nursing Administration 15
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 8
Pharmaceutical Sciences 7
Grand Total 236 806

Publications & Citations

Western University of Health Sciences has published 5,319 scientific papers with 89,788 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Medicine, Biology, Chemistry, Genetics, Biochemistry, Psychology, Pathology, Computer Science, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, and Surgery.

Publications
5,319
Citations
89,788

Publication / Citation count by topic

Medicine
4,533 / 77,950
Biology
4,010 / 76,051
Chemistry
2,707 / 53,405
Genetics
2,516 / 46,932
Biochemistry
2,271 / 48,312
Psychology
2,195 / 41,592
Pathology
2,179 / 41,297
Computer Science
1,931 / 39,388
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,831 / 29,456
Surgery
1,661 / 23,024
Psychiatry
1,544 / 30,646
Environmental Science
1,331 / 19,010
Engineering
1,319 / 23,233
Physics
1,200 / 18,469
Immunology
1,026 / 22,739
Neuroscience
975 / 22,507
Political Science
946 / 16,228
Law
922 / 16,198
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
884 / 9,616
Sociology
827 / 13,177
Mathematics
822 / 13,100
Geology
813 / 12,857
Pharmacology
790 / 20,153
Organic Chemistry
777 / 17,224
Statistics
766 / 12,688
Paleontology
728 / 12,161
Anatomy and Physiology
718 / 9,090
Nursing
655 / 10,200
Philosophy
554 / 6,384
Public Health
553 / 10,685
Oncology and Cancer research
529 / 8,073
Ecology
506 / 8,579
Geography and Cartography
504 / 6,526
Demography
487 / 9,617
Health Science
487 / 9,343
Economics
480 / 6,011
Family medicine
477 / 6,498
Bioinformatics and Computational biology
460 / 10,849
Quantum and Particle physics
452 / 5,620
Cardiology
425 / 5,953

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 5 43
1991 3 29
1992 4 45
1993 11 66
1994 9 83
1995 10 65
1996 6 106
1997 16 148
1998 20 125
1999 29 176
2000 21 276
2001 49 318
2002 54 320
2003 40 413
2004 48 469
2005 77 626
2006 102 885
2007 84 973
2008 69 1097
2009 117 1355
2010 140 1522
2011 139 1910
2012 205 2300
2013 251 2949
2014 312 3614
2015 323 4663
2016 279 5153
2017 328 6262
2018 370 6347
2019 381 7336
2020 422 9592
2021 600 12170
2022 527 12741
Academic rankings

General info

Founded 1977
Motto The Discipline of Learning. The Art of Caring.
Academic calendar August to May
Total FTE staff 1,157
Carnegie classification Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers

Location and contacts

Address 309 E 2nd St
Pomona, California, 91766-1854
United States
City population 152,000
Phone 9096236116

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