Western University of Health Sciences (WesternU) is a non-profit, private, graduate school for the health professions. The university campus includes nine major buildings located on 25 acres in downtown Pomona, California.
Founded in 1977 with a student body of 36, it now has over 2,000 students. The College of Veterinary Medicine was the first to open in the country in 20 years and the first in Southern California. WesternU is one of the largest graduate schools for the health professions in California offering twelve programs from five colleges.
All of the health care programs have professional accreditation, and the university is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The D.O. program is also accredited by the American Osteopathic Association.
To produce, in a humanistic tradition, health care professionals and biomedical knowledge that will enhance and extend the quality of life in our communities.
The university is home to the nationally renowned Center for Disability Issues in the Health Professions The University is planning a $70 million expansion to its eastern campus to accommodate three new colleges of dentistry, podiatry and optometry.
WESTERN UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES APPOINTS DR. JAMES KOELBL AS FOUNDING DEAN FOR COLLEGE OF DENTAL MEDICINE
Dec 18, 2006; Western University of Health Sciences issued the following press release: Western University of Health Sciences (WesternU) is...