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Western University of Health Sciences Overview

Located in Pomona, California, Western University of Health Sciences is a private not-for-profit institution. The suburban atmosphere of Pomona makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

What Is Western University of Health Sciences Known For?

  • Students at Western University of Health Sciences have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 0%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Western University of Health Sciences.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 83% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Western University of Health Sciences makes roughly $106,100 a year. This is 160% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.

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Western University of Health Sciences 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.

Western University of Health Sciences has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#46 Most Popular Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Western University of Health Sciences.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#4 Most Popular Osteopathic Medicine Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Most Popular Health/Medical Prep Programs Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Most Popular Health Professions Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Most Popular Allied Health Professions Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Most Popular Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Western University of Health Sciences?

Location of Western University of Health Sciences

Contact details for Western University of Health Sciences are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 309 E 2Nd St, Pomona, CA 91766-1854
Phone: 909-623-6116
Website: www.westernu.edu

Can I Afford Western University of Health Sciences?

0.3% Loan Default Rate

The student loan default rate at Western University of Health Sciences is 0.3%. 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.

Western University of Health Sciences Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Osteopathic Medicine 0 0 330 330
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 0 6 136 142
Nursing 41 81 7 129
Veterinary Medicine 0 0 103 103
Allied Health Professions 0 96 0 96
Optometry 0 0 88 88
Dentistry 0 0 67 67
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 63 63
Podiatry 0 0 34 34
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 28 0 28
General Biology 0 15 0 15
Other Health Professions 0 8 0 8
TOTAL 41 234 828 1,103

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.

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