University of the West

Rosemead, CA

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University of the West

University of the West Student Essentials

University of the West Student Essentials
Region: Southwest
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.uwest.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $8,900
Out-of-State Tuition: $8,900
Retention Rate: 67%
Enrollment: 278

About University of the West

The University of the West in Rosemead, California, aims to provide a dynamic educational experience with the unique goal of developing a better understanding between Eastern and Western cultures.

The university is proud of its diversity, as it welcomes many international students. To ease into American life, the university provides a number of international student services, helping foreign students better adapt to and acquaint themselves with the university and its community groups.

Student life honors this diversity through many student clubs and organizations, like the Explorer’s Club, Music Club, University of the West Buddhist Student’s Association and more. The school also offers many campus events year-round, hosting guest speakers, providing piano lessons and performing temple services.

Academics at the school include bachelor’s and master’s degrees, as well as professional certificates. Students have the opportunity to take eclectic programs, like Comparative Religious Studies, Buddhist Chaplaincy, Nonprofit Organization Management and more.

Admissions offer an open enrollment program for students who have completed high school or its equivalent and want to enroll in a non-degree seeking program.

Students who complete a FAFSA application may be eligible for federal financial aid through Pell grants, FSEO grants, PLUS loans, William D. Ford direct loans and work-study programs. Many institutional and private programs are also available through scholarships and fellowships.

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University of the West Map & Location

University of the West
1409 N Walnut Grove Ave
Rosemead, CA 91770


Getting Around University of the West

Walkability

Fair walkability. You could have a car for this area, but walking is possible.

4/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Rosemead, CA

Winter
Dec
67
44
Jan
67
45
Feb
68
47
Spring
Mar
70
50
Apr
73
53
May
76
57
Summer
Jun
80
61
Jul
85
65
Aug
87
65
Fall
Sep
85
63
Oct
79
57
Nov
73
49

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 104
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 278

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 12%
  • African American: 2%
  • Caucasian: 22%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 2%
  • Asian: 56%
  • Unknown and Other: 5%
Latino 12%
African American 2%
Caucasian 22%
American Indian or Alaska native 2%
Asian 56%
Unknown and Other 5%

Undergraduate 37%
Graduate 63%
Full-Time 74%
Part-Time 26%
International 61%
Domestic 39%

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