334
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

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

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 87
Doctoral Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Culminating project
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

470
Applied
197
Accepted
142
Enrolled
42%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements BSN or bachelor's degree in related field, minimum GPA of 3.0, interview (entry-level only), letters of recommendation, curriculum vitae/resume, personal statement
Doctoral Degree Requirements MSN or master's degree in related field (case-by-case basis), minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation, curriculum vitae/resume, sample of scholarly writing, copies of all applicable licenses and certifications
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80

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

Student Body

334
Total Graduate Students
11%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
88%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 23.05%
Black or African American 3.89%
White or Caucasian 29%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3%
Asian 29.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.3%
Two or more races 9.28%
Unknown 2.4%

Gender

Male (15%)
Female (84%)

Faculty

42
Total faculty
Full-time (20)
Part-time (22)
Male (10)
Female (32)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Infection control; cancer survivors; pain management; breast cancer; health risk factors
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
582,198

Location & Contact

Address 309 East Second Street
Pomona, CA  91766-1854
United States
Contact Dr. Mary Lopez
Dean
Email: mlopez@westernu.edu
Phone: 909-706-3860
Fax: 909-469-5521