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FAST FACTS Founded in 1993, Westcliff University is headquartered in southern California, surrounded by scenic mountain views and ocean beaches. It is the choice of students from about 57 different countries around the world. Offering courses both totally online and onsite, students are taught by committed and passionate professors who are globally recognized as being significant and active leaders in their respected fields. The promise by Westcliff University to students is that no matter where you live and study in the world, you have direct access to an affordable, consistently high-quality, world class education from the United States through Westcliff University.

University at a Glance

1368 Total 2017 Enrollment

55.9% Female Students

27% growth from 2016

Accredited by:



Countries Represented by Students

2017 Graduation Rate

82% 2017 Retention Rate (National Average: 69%)

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS Bachelor's in Business Administration (BBA)

Approved by:

Master's in Business Administration (MBA) Doctor in Business Administration (DBA) Professional Business Certificates Programs Bachelor's in Education (BA Ed)

Candidate for Accreditation:

Master of Arts in Teaching English for Speakers of Other Languages (MA TESOL) TESOL Certificate Programs

Recognized by:

Approved for Title IV Funding Eligible to process VA Educational Benefits

Student Activities Student Employment - Internships In addition to academic studies, students at Westcliff University may participate in internships to gain practical experiences in various fields. The following identifies a few of the companies for which Westcliff students intern, which are leaders in their fields.

Student Life Westcliff University organizes a variety of events for students to foster campus community, help students get involved and celebrate the diversity of our student body. Past events include the Hiking Club, APA Workshops, Career Days, beach yoga, etc. Additionally, students can participate in such groups as the Westcliff University Student Association and the Peer mentorship program. For more information, please contact: Westcliff University Student Association: Peer mentorship program:

Did you know? More than 100 beaches nearby

72°F (22°C) Average Temperature

California: 2nd happiest state in the U.S.

Irvine: #1 safest city in the U.S Minutes to Drive from To: John Wayne Airport Pacific Ocean Disneyland LA Galaxy Soccer LA Int'l. Airport LA Lakers Basketball Hollywood Tijuana, Mexico Big Bear Ski Resort Las Vegas

10 15 23 30 45 46 56 100 110 240

(with a population over 100,000 people)

Irvine: #20 best place to live in the U.S.

Professors have an average


Westcliff Warrior Athletics Basketball, Track And Field

years of professional experiences in the fields they teach

Facts and statistics compiled by Department of Institutional Research @

Irvine: location of booming start-ups and tech unicorns


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Westcliff university fast facts  

Founded in 1993, Westcliff University is headquartered in southern California

Westcliff university fast facts  

Founded in 1993, Westcliff University is headquartered in southern California