University of the West

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University of the West

1409 N Walnut Grove Ave
Rosemead
CA
91770
School Setting Suburb: Large: Territory outside a principal city and inside an urbanized area with population of 250,000 or more.
Geographic RegionFar West AK CA HI NV OR WA
PresidentDr. Chin-Shun (Sam) Wu
Name of System, Governing Board or Corporate Structure Institution is NOT part of a system or corporate entity
Opeflag Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Institutional control or affiliationPrivate not-for-profit institution - A private institution in which the individual(s) or agency in control receives no compensation, other than wages, rent, or other expenses for the assumption of risk. These include both independent nonprofit schools and those affiliated with a religious organization.
Dual credit Yes
Calendar system Semester
A calendar system that consists of two semesters during the academic year with about 16 weeks for each semester of instruction. There may be an additional summer session.
Admission test scores Not applicable

Student Details

The Student Details section provides a numeric overview of the students enrolled at the institution. The data lists the number of total students and breaks down this statistic by gender, full-time vs. part-time students, and student-to-faculty-ratio. With this information, you can determine the school’s size, the availability and popularity of part-time programs compared to full-time programs, and the potential size of classes. This section also discusses the institution’s admissions and retention rate. With this information, you can gain a sense of your own likelihood of obtaining admittance to the institution, as well as how many students typically continue on at the institution after one year.
Total Number of Students 308
Number of Men 157
Number of Women 151
Percentage Women49%
Percentage Men51 %
Full-time Students 206
Part-time Students 102
Number of Applicants Not Reported
Number of Admitted Not Reported
Full-time Retention Rate (2012) 67%
Student-to-faculty Ratio 6 to 1

Tuition + Costs*

The Cost section provides an overview of how much it will cost to attend the institution for the full academic year. The section discusses the average annual cost of tuition, books and supplies, room and board, and extra expenses and fees. With this information, you can estimate how much it may cost you to attend the institution yourself.
yesPrepaid tuition plan
yesTuition payment plan
In-state Tuition $8,400
Books and Supplies $1,664
On Campus Room and Board $6,070
In-state Fees $500
Out of State Tuition $500
Application Fee $75
Estimated Total$17,209

Net Price + Financial Aid*

The Net Price & Federal aid provides an overview of the average amount of financial aid awarded to undergraduate and first-time students enrolled in the institution, as well as the percentage of students that received aid. The types of financial aid that is reported includes scholarship aid, institutional grant aid, federal grant aid, state/local grant aid, Pell grant aid, and federal student loan aid. With this information, you can get a feeling for the types of financial aid that you might receive once you are enrolled in the institution.
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid 63%
Average amount of federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid dollars received by undergraduate students$3,502
Percent of undergraduate students receiving Pell grants 25%
Average amount Pell grant aid received by undergraduate students $3,038
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal student loans 25%
Average amount of federal student loan aid received by undergraduate students $7,920
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Degrees

The Degrees section provides an overview of the top area of studies that are awarded by the institution and the number of degrees that are awarded at each level. The degree types are classified by the US Department of Education’s CIP code system. With this information, you can begin to determine whether the institution offers the particular area of study and degree level that you would like to pursue.

Degrees Offered

yes1 but Less Than 2 Yr Certificate
yesBachelor’s Degree
yesMaster’s Degree
yesPost-Master’s Degree
yesDoctor’s Degree – research/scholarship

Degrees Awarded

Degrees Awarded by CIPCODE

Business Administration and Management, General24
Religion/Religious Studies, Other20
Psychology, General2

Degrees Awarded by Level

Master's Degree27
Bachelor's Degree9

Additional Services

yesWeekend/evening college
yesOpen admission policy

Sports and Athletics

Tel / Fax (626) 571-1413
Institution’s internet website address http://www.uwest.edu
Disclaimer
All data has been taken directly from the US Department of Education's IPEDS Data Center and reflects information that was self-reported by the institution for the 2012-2013 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Refer to our glossary for additional reference for the information given above.