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Western University of Health Sciences

College of Health Sciences

Pomona, CA

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Overview

Western University of Health Sciences / College of Health Sciences is located in Pomona, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
Master of Science (MS) Health sciences

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 106
Doctoral Degrees 64

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (minimum score of 3.5 on analytical writing)
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,159
Applied
240
Accepted
154
Enrolled
8%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (minimum score of 3.5 on analytical writing)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum overall, science and prerequisite GPA of 3.0; letters of recommendation; interview; demonstrated history of ongoing community service and involvement; health screenings and immunizations; background check; statement of purpose; current curriculum vitae
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, bachelor's degree, minimum GPA of 3.0, volunteer or paid work experience, access to a computer meeting minimum technical standards, health screening and immunization, background check

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 540
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 2
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

386
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 28.24%
Black or African American 6.74%
White or Caucasian 31%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.52%
Asian 16.84%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.78%
Two or more races 11.4%
Unknown 4.15%

Gender

Male (34%)
Female (65%)

Faculty

40
Total faculty
Full-time - 27
Part-time - 13
Male (11)
Female (29)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Neurological, orthopedic and pulmonary conditions, sports medicine, obesity issues, pediatrics, geriatrics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
130,610

Location & Contact

Address 450 East Second Street
Pomona, CA  91766-1854
United States
Contact Dr. Dee Schilling
Interim Dean
Email: dschilling@westernu.edu
Phone: 909-469-5300
Fax: 909-469-5438

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