Western University of Health Sciences About WesternU Western University of Health Sciences
About WesternU

WesternU at a Glance

Western University of Health Sciences

Collage of WesternU graduates at commencement

One of America’s leading universities admired for its vision, education and innovation.

“Skilled hands and compassionate hearts will continue to be the signature of all our
graduates – exactly what is needed in health care today.”

- Founding President Philip Pumerantz

Founded in 1977, Western University of Health Sciences is a nonprofit, graduate university
for the health professions. The university campus includes nine major buildings located on
22 acres in downtown Pomona.

WesternU is one of the largest graduate schools for the health professions in California. Alumni rank among the very top leaders in health care and medicine throughout the country and the world.

All of the health care programs have professional accreditations, and the university is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.


Major GoalsWesternU students in clinical practice

 


Colleges and Degrees Offered


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Impact on the Economy

Western University of Health Sciences is an important player in the area’s economy bringing millions of dollars to the region and local economy and provides hundreds of jobs for local residents.


Collage of WesternU students in instructional settings Impact in the Community