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Western University of Health Sciences

Western University of Health Sciences, popularly referred to as WesternU, was founded in 1977. This private, graduate school sits on 25 acres of land in Pomona, California. WesternU's recent Enrolments have been more than 2, 000 students every year. Western University of Health Sciences offers a large number of master's and doctorate degree programs in the various fields of health professions. The academic divisions of the university include:
  • College of Allied Health Professions
  • College of Biomedical Sciences
  • College of Dental Medicine
  • College of Graduate Nursing
  • College of Optometry
  • College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
  • College of Pharmacy
  • College of Podiatric Medicine
  • College of Veterinary Medicine
Western University of Health Sciences supports over 70 student clubs and organizations. Among those on campus include the American Medical Student Association, Complementary and Alternative Research and Education, Humor as Medicine, International Medicine Club, Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, Lambda and Friends: GLBT/Straight, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Club, and Sigma Sigma Phi.

Profile of Western University of Health SciencesThe campus of Western University of Health Sciences is in Pomona, California. which is a medium-sized city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at Western University of Health Sciences include, at the school's highest level, the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The school has a tighter focus on specific Course Topics than most colleges its size. Western University of Health Sciences is known for its programs in medicine.

Western University of Health Sciences Selectivity

Admission at the school is selective, not open to all who apply.

Western University of Health Sciences has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, Western University of Health Sciences had 2, 254 students enrolled (2, 226 full-time equivalent). The school has a large minority student population. Western University of Health Sciences Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Medicine269osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, health professions
Medical Support and Technology97physician assistant
Therapy and Counselling31physical therapy
Nursing and Emergency Medicine13registered nursing
Medical administration5pharmacy courses

Contact: Western University of Health SciencesWestern University of Health Sciences

309 E 2nd St

Pomona, California 91766-1854

General Phone: (909) 623-6116


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