University of the West

Rosemead, CA, USA
3.50 Average Rating

Founded by the leader of one of the largest Buddhist organizations on the planet, the University of the West is a liberal arts college that blends western-style education with Buddhist wisdom. UWest offers four undergraduate programs in Liberal Arts, English, Psychology, and Business as well as graduate training in Buddhist Chaplaincy. As a measure of the campus’ diversity, UWest’s enrollment is made up of students from 44 countries. To provide a quiet space throughout the school year, UWest’s campus features a Meditation Center and Buddhist Shrine and students are encouraged to meditate at numerous quiet spots throughout the university.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb or town
In-State Students
85%
Out-Of-State Students
4%

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision June 15, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
324
Total Number of Undergrads
158
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Summer Sessions
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Student:Faculty Ratio
6:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$12,466
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$11,940
Out-of-State Tuition
$11,940
Students Receiving Financial Aid
83%
Average Aid Per Year
$8,408
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
39%
61%
Student Organizations
10
Size of Town
Suburb or town
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

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What Students Are Saying

3.50 Average Rating
Everyone is very helpful and welcoming. Culture diversity is valued and honored. Excellent parking, variety of clubs, reasonable tuition fees, classroom population is small, and they have well-qualified professors.
MARIA from LOS ANGELES, CA

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