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UNIVERSITY OF WEST - [UWEST], ROSEMEAD, CALIFORNIA

Rosemead, CaliforniaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1991Established Year
  354Enrollment

University of West: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

The University of West was founded in the year 1990 and since then it has been imparting Buddhist wisdom and facilitating cultural understanding. It is building a link between East and West by offering opportunities for cultural and intellectual exchanges.

University of West offers admissions in undergraduate, graduate, and a couple of doctoral programs. They have small-sized classes with a student-faculty ratio of 10:1. This helps students and teachers to develop close relationships with each other. Admission is based largely on students’ aspirations and plans for their future. At the time of application screening personal statements are given more weightage in comparison to test scores.

Highlights

Type of UniversityPrivate
Year of Establishment1990
Campus SettingSuburban
Total Enrollment291
Student-Faculty Ratio10:1

University of West Rankings

  • As per the US News and World Report, the University of West is ranked 185 among the Top Performers on Social Mobility.
  • The US News and World Report ranked the University of West between 165-215 in the list of National Liberal Arts Colleges.

University of West Campus

The main campus of the University of West is in the city of Rosemead, which is 30 minutes from downtown Los Angeles.

  • The campus is equipped with facilities like gym, basketball court, swimming pool, badminton, and volleyball courts.
  • There is a Regional Park right across the street with recreation fields and jogging trails.
  • The campus has a Buddhist shrine and meditation center for the students who are interested in meditation and similar recreation activities.

Residence Facilities at University of West

The residence halls here are equipped with a computer lab, furnished accommodation, dining and fitness facilities, computer lab, internet connection, and snack kitchenettes.

  • The rooms are assigned a few weeks before the inception of the semester.
  • The meal facility is also available throughout the week; however, the dining hall is closed on certain holidays.
  • Laundry facility is also provided to the students with 0.75USD for washing and 0.75USD to dry clothes.
  • Smoking and alcohol are not allowed inside the residence halls.

Programs offered at University of West

University of West offers programs across undergraduate, graduate, certificate, and doctoral programs.

  • Each bachelor’s degree program is 120 units with a minor degree in the department of English, Liberal Arts, and Business Administration.
  • Three certificate programs each of 21 units in Business Administration are offered here.
  • Two doctoral programs are offered here in Business Administration and Religious studies and each program is of 63 units.

Application Process

International students who want to seek admissions at University of West can follow the below-mentioned application details:

Application Portal: Students can apply via UWest Online Application.

Application Fee: 100 USD

Application Deadline:

For Undergraduate Applicants

  • Fall: June 15
  • Spring: November 15
  • Summer: April 01

For Graduate Applicants

  • Fall: March 15
  • Spring: NA
  • Summer: NA

English Proficiency test scores:

TOEFL iBT score

  • Undergraduate: 59-68
  • Graduate: 69-78

IELTS score:

  • Undergraduate: 5.0
  • Graduate: 5.5

Supporting Documents:

Cost of Attendance

Undergraduate

Annual Budget Academic Year (2019-2020) USDEstimate in USD
Tuition5,964
Room and Board4,370
Mandatory fees514
Indirect Cost3,045
Semester totals13,893
Total Cost of Attendance27,786

Scholarships & Financial Aid for International Students

The University of West offers limited scholarships to the students. Students must apply for financial aid at the time of admission and must reapply for it annually. Some of the scholarships for international students to afford study in the USA are:

  • Lotus Scholarship: This scholarship is worth 10000USD and is for both domestic and international students. This is for one academic year and can be renewed for up to three years.
  • International Buddhist Education Foundation Scholarship: This scholarship is worth 2000-3000 USD. This is a semester-based scholarship and must be renewed each semester.
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$ 18,0001st YEAR
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University of West Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population354
FAFSA Code036963
Average Cost of Attendance$14,910 / Year

Attendance Cost

$14,910

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$14,910 / Year
Post Graduate Program$18,420 / Year
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