Westwood College Chicago Loop: Review & Facts

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Westwood College Chicago Loop is a very small four-year, private for-profit school with 485 students enrolled. This school is one of the 74 colleges and schools located in Chicago, Illinois.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
15
Fair
Westwood College Chicago Loop will give you the opportunity to earn a 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or bachelor's degree.

Westwood College Chicago Loop deploys a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 15 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, Criminal Justice, Graphic Design and Animation, Computer Science, and Marketing and Advertising. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
21%
Bad
It is worthwhile 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 typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Westwood College Chicago Loop is extremely low at 21% (way below Illinois average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Westwood College Chicago Loop is very low: 29%.

Student to faculty ratio at Westwood College Chicago Loop is pretty good, 12:1.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$15,500
High
Average tuition prices are fairly high, about $15,200 a year. The additional fees at Westwood College Chicago Loop (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $300; which totals $15,500 per year.

Read the details about Westwood College Chicago Loop 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
49%
According to government data, 278 applications were submitted and 136 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get admitted at this school.

Westwood College Chicago Loop will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

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

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Westwood College Chicago Loop and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (312) 739-0850.

Opportunities and Services



ROTC
Available
No
Westwood College Chicago Loop 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 Chicago Loop, 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.

Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at Westwood College Chicago Loop.

Westwood College Chicago Loop Location and Maps



Post Address: Westwood College Chicago Loop, One North State Street, Suite 1000, Chicago, Illinois 60602, USA
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