University of the West

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Rosemead, CA

This school is more affordable than other private schools

Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$13,556

Avg tuition

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About University of the West

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

The University of the West is a small private university located on a suburban campus in Rosemead, California. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 238, and admissions are selective. The university offers 5 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 28%, and a student-faculty ratio of 5:1. Tuition and fees for students are $13,556.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

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Retention Rate Insight

75% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

28% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

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SAT & ACT

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Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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The student-to-faculty ratio at this school is lower than other schools.

This means there are more faculty for each student, which can create an opportunity for more individualized attention and support in your studies.

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238

Students enrolled

100%

Online student enrollment

5:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

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International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

Non-U.S. Citizen

46%

Hispanic

17%

Asian

16%

White

11%

Unknown

5%

Black

3%

Two or more races

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

61%

Socio-economic diversity

71% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

71%

State Grant Aid

71%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

71%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $6,016
State Grant Aid $4,470
Institution Grant Aid $6,714
Pell Grant Aid $5,203

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.