University of Western States

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Faculty

84 Faculty Members | 17:1 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

To advance the science and art of integrated health care through excellence in education and patient care.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

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Out of state

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Graduate

In state

$9,600

Out of state

$9,600

Financial aid resources

Paying for college

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES

Most Popular Graduate programs

  • Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Sports Studies
  • Exercise Science and Kinesiology
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
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Graduate ProgramsX

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Athletic Training/Trainer
      • A program that prepares individuals to work in consultation with, and under the supervision of physicians to prevent and treat sports injuries and associated conditions. Includes instruction in the identification, evaluation, and treatment of athletic injuries and illnesses; first aid and emergency care; therapeutic exercise; anatomy and physiology; exercise physiology; kinesiology and biomechanics; nutrition; sports psychology; personal and community health; knowledge of various sports and their biomechanical and physiological demands; and applicable professional standards and regulations. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
      • A program that prepares individuals to provide evaluations, referrals, and short-term counseling services to help people prevent or remediate personal problems, conflicts, and emotional crises. Includes instruction in human development, psychopathology, individual and group counseling, personality theory, career assessment, patient screening and referral, observation and testing techniques, interviewing skills, professional standards and ethics, and applicable laws and regulations. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist
      • A program that prepares individuals to apply the principles of dietetics and the biomedical and nutrition sciences to design and manage effective nutrition programs as part of clinical treatment and therapy programs, and to manage health care facility food services. Includes instruction in human nutrition, nutrient metabolism, the role of foods and nutrition in health promotion and disease prevention, nutrition as a treatment regime, planning and directing hospital food service programs, diet and nutrition analysis and planning, supervision of food storage and preparation, special diets, client education, and professional standards and regulations. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, FITNESS, AND KINESIOLOGY
    • Exercise Science and Kinesiology
      • A scientific program that focuses on the anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, and biophysics of human movement, and applications to exercise and therapeutic rehabilitation. Includes instruction in biomechanics, motor behavior, motor development and coordination, motor neurophysiology, performance research, rehabilitative therapies, the development of diagnostic and rehabilitative methods and equipment, and related analytical methods and procedures in applied exercise and therapeutic rehabilitation. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Sports Studies
      • A program that focuses on the psychological, sociological, and historical aspects of sport and physical activity. Includes instruction in theory of sport, sport psychology, sport in American society, gender and race/ethnicity and sport, and sports history. Examples: [Psychosocial Aspects of Sport] See other colleges that offer this major

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$50
Graduate
$50
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
59%
Male Students
41%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian53.05%
  2. Two Or More Ethnicities30.3%
  3. Not Specified6.03%
  4. Asian3.93%
  5. Black3.26%
  6. Hispanic/Latino2.85%
  7. American Indian/Alaska Native0.33%
  8. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.25%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

1,497

Undergraduate students

52

Graduate students

1,445

Attendance breakdown

Full time
51%
Part time
49%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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