Westwood College Annandale: Review & Facts

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Westwood College Annandale is a very small four-year, private for-profit school with 435 students enrolled. This college is one of the 5 colleges located in Annandale, Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
12
Fair
At Westwood College Annandale you can receive your 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or bachelor's degree.

Westwood College Annandale deploys a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and offers 12 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, Criminal Justice, Management, Computer Science, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings against other schools.


Student Retention
41%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Westwood College Annandale is very low at 41% (way below Virginia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Westwood College Annandale is below average - 52%.

Student to faculty ratio at Westwood College Annandale is reasonably decent: 18:1.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$15,500
High
Average tuition costs are fairly high, around $15,200 per academic year. The additional fees at Westwood College Annandale (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $300; this comes to a total of $15,500 per year.

Read the details about Westwood College Annandale additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
57%
As reported in recent government data, 130 applications were submitted and 74 were accepted; so it is not very hard to enroll at this school.

This college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Westwood College Annandale is $50.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Westwood College Annandale and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (703) 462-6501.

Opportunities and Services



ROTC
Available
No
Westwood College Annandale offers a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Westwood College Annandale, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

At this moment there is no on-campus housing at Westwood College Annandale.

Westwood College Annandale Location and Maps



Post Address: Westwood College Annandale, 7619 Little River Turnpike, 5th Floor, Annandale, Virginia 22003, USA
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