University of the West (UWest)

1409 N Walnut Grove Ave, Rosemead, CA

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UWest provides a variety of program options for students to assist them in their growth and development. The school is located in Rosemead, CA and operated as a private institution. The school enrolls 200 students yearly, allowing for a more personalized education.

Areas of study offered at UWest include but are not limited to:

  • Business Administration
  • Religious Studies
  • English
  • Psychology

The school operates under an open enrollment policy, accepting all applicants that meet the minimum requirements for admission. Submission of transcripts, records, test scores, and admissions essays may be needed for certain programs. More information from the admissions office can be found here.

Tuition is approximately $9,400 for the year, though it may vary based on any number of circumstances. Students should visit the school's net price calculator to get a more personalized estimate of costs. Some students at University of the West may be eligible for financial aid, which is generally provided as scholarships, grants, and loans.

Contact information, financial aid information, areas of study offered, and much more can be accessed on school's website at

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the students University of the West accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at University of the West is around 310 students, where graduate students make up roughly 58% of the student body.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $9,200 per year for in-state and nonresident students
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $350 to $420 per unit
  • The average estimated cost for room and board is listed to be around $7,300
  • May offer prepaid tuition, allowing students to purchase tuition at current rates for future years.

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid33%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships33%$6,285
Student Loans (Federal)16%$8,857

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2011 was around 14%.

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, University of the West may provide services to students like those listed below:

  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by University of the West by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

English Language and Literature

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Philosophy and Religious Studies


Theology and Religious Vocations

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Contact Information

General Contact

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Financial Aid Office

School Map

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