West Coast Ultrasound Institute

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, for-profit, 4-year or above

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

West Coast Ultrasound Institute believes that the rewards of education are valuable and enduring. WCUI has one purpose: To allow each student to reap the rewards of education and achieve his or her potential in the fast-growing health care field. The motto of West Coast Ultrasound Institute is Knowledge Builds Careers." West Coast Ultrasound Institute has designed specialized programs for all qualified students to enhance their knowledge and develop their skills. Students successfully completing the program offered at WCUI can rely on a good foundation of theoretical and practical knowledge as they enter the medical field.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$18,600

Out of state

$18,600
Graduate

In state

No information

Out of state

No information

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
80%
Did not receive aid
20%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 36.0% $4,664
State/local grants 3.0% $5,900
Institutional grants 0.0% $0
Loans 72.0% $9,200

Financial aid resources

Paying for college

Learn about different ways to cover costs, incluing financial aid, GI Bills, grants and scholarships

Applying for financial Aid

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist
      • A program that prepares individuals to perform invasive, noninvasive, and peripheral examinations of the cardiovascular system at the request of physicians to aid in diagnoses and therapeutic treatments. Includes instruction in reviewing and recording patient histories and clinical data, patient care, investigative and examination procedures, diagnostic procedures, data analysis and documentation, physician consultation, equipment operation and monitoring, and professional standards and ethics. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
      • A program that prepares individuals to administer prescribed courses of radiation treatment, manage patients undergoing radiation therapy, and maintain pertinent records. Includes instruction in applied anatomy and physiology, oncologic pathology, radiation biology, radiation oncology procedures and techniques, radiation dosimetry, tumor localization, treatment planning, patient communication and management, data collection, record-keeping, and applicable standards and regulations. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
      • A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to utilize medical ultrasound techniques to gather sonographic data used to diagnose a variety of conditions and diseases. Includes instruction in obtaining, reviewing, and integrating patient histories and data; patient instruction and care; anatomic, physiologic and pathologic data recording; sonographic data processing; sonography equipment operation; and professional standards and ethics. Examples: [Vascular Sonography] 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
$100
Graduate
No information
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
70%
Male Students
30%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian49.69%
  2. Hispanic/Latino42.4%
  3. Asian5.19%
  4. Black2.72%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

1,353

Undergraduate students

1,353

Attendance breakdown

Full time
83%
Part time
17%

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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