Private 4 Year

University of Western States

Portland, Oregon

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University of Western States overview
Location Portland, Oregon
Online uws.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
University of Western States overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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University of Western States, located in Portland, Oregon, is a health sciences university dedicated to the advancement of integrated, patient-centered care. Founded in 1904, the institution offers a range of specialized programs with a notable emphasis on chiropractic education, as well as functional medicine, sports medicine, and clinical nutrition. Its urban campus provides access to the diverse cultural and professional opportunities within the city. The university does not provide on-campus housing, encouraging students to immerse themselves in the local community. The academic environment at University of Western States is highly focused, with selective admission across its graduate and professional programs. While the university does not feature a traditional athletics program, its dedication to health and wellness is reflected in the curriculum and campus resources offered to its student body.

University of Western States has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  517 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 579 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $8,710 plus fees of $225.


Admission Requirements

Open Admission

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for University of Western States
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$0
Other Fees$225
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living N/A
Budget for Other Expenses$0
Total One Year Cost$8,935

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$52,200 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Western States students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 90%
Biology 10%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=210438 IPEDS survey data for University of Western States.

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