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Western University of Health Sciences

Graduate College of Biomedical Sciences

Pomona, CA

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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Biomedical sciences
Master of Science (MS) Medical sciences

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 40

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE, MCAT, OAT, or DAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

336
Applied
61
Accepted
46
Enrolled
18%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE, MCAT, OAT, or DAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum overall GPA of 3.0; letters of recommendation; personal statement; resume; BS in pharmacy, chemistry, biology or related scientific area, transcript.

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 89

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

57
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 26.32%
Black or African American 12.28%
White or Caucasian 14%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 26.32%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.75%
Two or more races 14.04%
Unknown 3.51%

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 5
Male (11)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Formulation and development of Lipid and Liposome based drug delivery systems. Enhancement of bioavailability using proliposomal system that promotes absorption through lymphatic system and eliminates first-pass effect.
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
192,360

Location & Contact

Address 309 East Second Street
Pomona, CA  91766-1854
United States
Contact Dr. Guru Betageri
Acting Dean of Graduate College of Biomedical Sciences
Email: gbetageri@westernu.edu
Phone: 909-469-5682

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