University of the West requires a minimum of 120 units to complete a bachelor's degree.
If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. University of the West accepts transfer credits. The school accepts and IB credits. Additionally, University of the West has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 50% of students who start college at University of the West graduate within six years.
University of the West offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: University of the West may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
University of the West has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are required to fulfill a language requirement
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with University of the West directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, University of the West students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at University of the West.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
University of the West does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at University of the West
University of the West offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.
❌ University of the West does not offer services for students with disabilities.
❌ University of the West does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.
❌ University of the West does not offer credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken during high school.
❌ University of the West does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.
❌ Students at University of the West are not required to complete an internship as a graduation requirement.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the University of the West Library and there is one other library on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
University of the West does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
Does University of the West have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
University of the West does not have any ROTC programs.
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