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West Coast University - Orange County Overview

Located in Anaheim, California, West Coast University - Orange County is a private for-profit institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

What Is West Coast University - Orange County Known For?

1,645 Full-Time Undergraduates
$42,206 Avg Cost After Aid
97% Acceptance Rate
  • The student loan default rate at West Coast University - Orange County is 3%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
  • The post-master's certificate is the highest degree offered at West Coast University - Orange County.
  • In 2017-2018, 16% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from West Coast University - Orange County makes roughly $54,900 a year. This is 35% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
  • On average, it takes about 4.1 years for students from West Coast University - Orange County to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.

West Coast University - Orange County Rankings

College Factual ranked West Coast University - Orange County as #870 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list. West Coast University - Orange County also holds the #71 spot on the Best Colleges in California ranking.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that West Coast University - Orange County has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for West Coast University - Orange County

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges 870
Best Colleges for Veterans 1,868
Best Colleges for Diversity 2,747

Where Is West Coast University - Orange County?

Location of West Coast University - Orange County

Contact details for West Coast University - Orange County are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1477 S Manchester Ave, Anaheim, CA 92802
Phone: 714-782-1700
Website: westcoastuniversity.edu/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/WestCoastUniversity
Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/westcoastu

How Do I Get Into West Coast University - Orange County?

You can apply to West Coast University - Orange County online at: westcoastuniversity.edu/contactus/application.html

Admission Requirements for West Coast University - Orange County

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript neither required nor recommended
College Prep Program neither required nor recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores recommended
TOEFL neither required nor recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into West Coast University - Orange County?

97% Acceptance Rate
69% Of Accepted Are Women
West Coast University - Orange County has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.Approximately 31% of accepted students are men and 69% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 100%, and the acceptance rate for women is 95%.

Can I Afford West Coast University - Orange County?

$42,206 Net Price
86% Take Out Loans
2.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of West Coast University - Orange County is $42,206. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At West Coast University - Orange County, approximately 86% of students took out student loans averaging $16,729 a year. That adds up to $66,916 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at West Coast University - Orange County is 2.6%. 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 - Orange County Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,645 Full-Time Undergraduates
76% Women
79% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,973 undergraduate students at West Coast University - Orange County, with 1,645 being full-time and 328 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  West Coast University - Orange County

There are also 582 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,645 full-time undergraduates at West Coast University - Orange County, 24% are male and 76% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  West Coast University - Orange County

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of West Coast University - Orange County Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 737
Black or African American 60
Hispanic or Latino 366
White 321
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 161

Online Learning at West Coast University - Orange County

910 Took All Classes Online
2,091 Took At Least One Class Online
3,270.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 2 bachelor’s degree and 3 master’s degree programs available online at West Coast University - Orange County. In 2017-2018, 2,091 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 21st most popular in California for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of West Coast University - Orange County

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at West Coast University - Orange County was 3,270.4%. This is the #34 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at West Coast University - Orange County regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at West Coast University - Orange County ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at West Coast University - Orange County.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Nursing #6
Health & Medical Administrative Services #9
Health Professions #13

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

West Coast University - Orange County Majors

In 2017-2018, West Coast University - Orange County awarded 1,484 undergraduate degrees and 570 graduate degrees. The table below shows the number of awards for each major.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Dental Support Services 0 58 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 81 0
Nursing 0 684 138 0
Public Health 0 0 66 0
Total 0 1,484 570 0

References

*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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