Pomona, CA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
53%
47%
student ratio
30
total students
Tuition Cost $26,735
$26,735
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
12%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biological And Biomedical Sciences Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 30
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

12% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 254
    • Accepted 31
    • Acceptance Rate 12
    • Enrolled 28
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, MCAT, OAT, or DAT, minimum overall GPA of 2.5; letters of recommendation; personal statement; resume; transcripts; bachelor's degree
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & Fees$26,735
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 2
    • Types of financial support availableScholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students30
    • Female Percentage53%
    • Male Percentage47%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students30
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino33%
    • Black / African American20%
    • White / Caucasian3%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native3%
    • Asian27%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown or International Student13%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty1
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage100%
    • Male Percentage0%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchMechanisms implicated in long-term synaptic potentiation and depression in hippocampus and other brain regions; the development and evaluation of liposomal and proliposomal drug delivery systems; the cellular and molecular mechanisms of Alzheimer's disease; the molecular events of inflammation and their relationship to disease processes such as periodontal disease and oral cancer
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Masters of Science in Medical Sciences

Graduate College of Biomedical Sciences
Western University of Health Sciences

309 East Second Street
Pomona, CA 91766-1854
United States

Marcos Villa

Director, Master of Medical Sciences Program

Fax: 909-469-5577
Email: mvilla@westernu.edu

Kathryn Ford

Director of Admission

Phone: 909-469-5335
Fax: 909-469-5570
Email: admissions@westernu.edu

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