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.
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.