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University of the West
Rosemead, CA
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 106
   Women 58 (54.7%)
   Men 48 (45.3%)
Graduate Students Not reported
Entrance Difficulty Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate 85% of 235 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline June 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 2.43
SAT Math Not reported
SAT Critical Reading Not reported
SAT Writing
ACT Composite Not reported
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA        
Standardized Tests        
Extracurricular Activities        
Cost of Attendance $23,914
  Tuition and Fees $14,040
  Room and Board $7,156
Average Percent of Need Met Not reported
Average Freshman Award Not reported
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
Not reported
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 17
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 36% of classes
10-19 students: 62% of classes
20-29 students: 3% of classes
Rosemead Population 54,272
Nearest Metropolitan Area Los Angeles, Pasadena, Long Beach
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 24% of freshmen, 22% of all students
Athletic Conferences  
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 3.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
11.9% Asian
1.5% Black/African-American
71.6% Hispanic/Latino
3.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
9.0% White
0.0% Unknown
International Students 36.8% from 10 countries
First-Year Students Returning 83.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 50.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported