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West Coast University-Miami Overview

Located in Doral, Florida, West Coast University-Miami is a private for-profit institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is West Coast University-Miami Known For?

189 Undergraduate Awards
  • The 2% student loan default rate at West Coast University-Miami is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the bachelor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at West Coast University-Miami.
  • In 2017-2018, 22% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, West Coast University-Miami bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $54,900 a year. That's about 35% more than their peers at other schools.

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West Coast University-Miami Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at West Coast University-Miami.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#32 Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#61 Best Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards West Coast University-Miami has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#57 Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Registered Nursing College Factual
#58 Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Nursing College Factual
#67 Best Registered Nursing Schools College Factual
#85 Best Nursing Schools College Factual
#93 Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Health Professions College Factual
#178 Best Health Professions Schools College Factual

Where Is West Coast University-Miami?


Contact details for West Coast University-Miami are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 9250 Nw 36Th Street, Doral, FL 33178-2431
Phone: 786-501-7070

How Do I Get Into West Coast University-Miami?

You can apply to West Coast University-Miami online at:

Since West Coast University-Miami has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford West Coast University-Miami?

80% Take Out Loans
1.6% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At West Coast University-Miami, approximately 80% of students took out student loans averaging $7,500 a year. That adds up to $30,000 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at West Coast University-Miami is 1.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

West Coast University-Miami Undergraduate Student Diversity

861 Full-Time Undergraduates
87% Women
90% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,194 undergraduate students at West Coast University-Miami, with 861 being full-time and 333 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 861 full-time undergraduates at West Coast University-Miami, 13% are male and 87% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of West Coast University-Miami students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 19
Black or African American 126
Hispanic or Latino 591
White 85
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 40

Online Learning at West Coast University-Miami

0 Took All Classes Online
796 Took At Least One Class Online
0.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 796 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at West Coast University-Miami has changed over the last few years.


This is the #1,689 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at West Coast University-Miami regardless of major.

West Coast University-Miami Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s TOTAL
Nursing 189 189
TOTAL 189 189


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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