Western University of Health Sciences

Overview

At a Glance

School type

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

Faculty

422 Faculty Members | 9:01 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

To produce, in a humanistic tradition, health care professionals and biomedical knowledge that will enhance and extend the quality of life in our communities.

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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

$23,596

Out of state

$23,596

Financial aid resources

Paying for college

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Applying for financial Aid

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Academics

Most Popular Graduate programs

  • Physician Associate/Assistant
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
  • Biomedical Sciences, General
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
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Graduate ProgramsX

  • BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
    • Biomedical Sciences, General
      • A general, program that focuses on the integrative scientific study of biological issues related to health and medicine, or a program in one or more of the biomedical sciences that is undifferentiated as to title. Includes instruction in any of the basic medical sciences at the research level; biological science research in biomedical faculties; and general studies encompassing a variety of the biomedical disciplines. See other colleges that offer this major
  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Physician Associate/Assistant
      • A program that prepares individuals to practice medicine, including diagnoses and treatment therapies, under the supervision of a physician. Includes instruction in the basic medical and clinical sciences and specialized preparation in fields such as family medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics, gynecology, general surgery, psychiatry, and behavioral medicine; the delivery of health care services to homebound patients, rural populations, and underserved populations; and community health services. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
    • Pharmaceutical Sciences
      • A program that focuses on the basic sciences that underlie drugs and drug therapy and that prepares individuals for further study and/or careers in pharmaceutical science and research, pharmaceutical administration and sales, biotechnology, drug manufacturing, regulatory affairs, and related fields. Includes instruction in mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics, statistics, pharmaceutics, pharmacology and toxicology, dosage formulation, manufacturing, quality assurance, and regulations. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      • A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance. Examples: [Nursing (ASN)], [Nursing (BSN, BScN)], [Nursing (MSN, MScN, MN)], [Registered Nurse (RN)] See other colleges that offer this major
    • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Types of Degrees Offered

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

Application Fee

Undergraduate
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Graduate
$53
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
62%
Male Students
38%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Asian35.98%
  2. Caucasian34.2%
  3. Hispanic/Latino14.61%
  4. Two Or More Ethnicities9.44%
  5. Black2.78%
  6. Not Specified2.39%
  7. American Indian/Alaska Native0.39%
  8. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.21%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

3,854

Graduate students

3,854

Attendance breakdown

Full time
99%
Part time
1%

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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