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University of the West

Rosemead, CA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate90%

University of the West Academics

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 AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, University of the West has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 25% of students who start college at University of the West graduate within six years.

University of the West true.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

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.

What Classes Are Required At University of the West?

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 not required to fulfill a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement.

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer No

Reminder: Check with University of the West directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at University of the West

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. Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. University of the West false.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.

Frequently Asked Questions About University of the West

Does University of the West Offer Learning Disability Services?

✅ University of the West offers services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does University of the West Offer Online Classes?

✅ University of the West true for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does University of the West Give AP Credit?

✅ University of the West true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does University of the West Have An Honors Program?

❌ University of the West false or a Freshman Honor College.

Does University of the West Require Internships?

🟨 University of the West does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Additional Information About University of the West

University of the West Library

The main library on campus is the Lewis R. Lancaster Research Library and there is one other library on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at University of the West

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 university. 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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