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Westcliff Fast Facts

Westcliff University’s primary goal is to support the integration of classroom instruction into the real world of business, STEM, and education. Students at Westcliff University learn from professors working in the field, providing a special opportunity to learn from enlightened and practical instructors.

5,716
2023 Enrollment
17% growth rate *
10:1 Student to Faculty
10:1 Student to Faculty
(National Avg: 18:1) **
104 Countries Represented
104 Countries Represented
by Students ***
77% 2021 Graduation Rate
77% 2021 Graduation Rate
(National Avg: 64%) ****
74
2023 Retention Rate
(National Avg: 76%)
 

*This is a Westcliff University internal number. Click here for information about Westcliff University's demographic information and student outcomes. **Click here to access the student to faculty national average information. ***Click here to view the 2022 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings. ****Click here for national undergraduate graduation rates. *****Click here to view the national average. Click here to view the student satisfaction report.

Why Westcliff?

Why Westcliff?
Accreditation

Regional and Global Accreditation

Westcliff University is regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) and globally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Academics

Academics

Our curriculum is designed to prepare students with the practical and theoretical elements required in the job market today.

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Affordable Tuition

Westcliff promises that no matter where you live, you have direct access to an affordable, consistently high-quality, world-class education.

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Dedicated Faculty & Staff

Westcliff's dedicated team goes above and beyond to ensure students succeed and grow personally, academically, and professionally.

Why Westcliff?
Accreditation

Regional and Global Accreditation

Westcliff University is regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) and globally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Academics

Academics

Our curriculum is designed to prepare students with the practical and theoretical elements required in the job market today.

Affordable-Tuition

Affordable Tuition

Westcliff promises that no matter where you live, you have direct access to an affordable, consistently high-quality, world-class education.

Dedicated-Faculty-Staff

Dedicated Faculty & Staff

Westcliff's dedicated team goes above and beyond to ensure students succeed and grow personally, academically, and professionally.

SMART™ MBA Consulting Capstone

Westcliff University’s SMART™ MBA Consulting capstone program enables students to be management consultants for global powerhouses, regional brands, non-profits, and startups. As a result, students refine communication skills and develop creative thinking abilities at a pace and intensity that exceeds other programs.

How Does It Work?

  • Work with small student teams of no more than 5 people with support and guidance from faculty, executives, and mentors
  • Research, analyze, and develop recommendations for executives
  • Opportunity to provide results and resolutions to C-Suite executives
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MBA Capstone Student Testimonial

“The program allows us to use what we learned in the classroom in a real-life case. This was an awesome experience collaborating with an industry mentor and working together as a team.”

– Xinyu Zhou, MBA graduate

MBA Capstone Company Testimonial

“The Westcliff students had a detailed understanding of each market and comprehensive insight into what market would be best suited for our company breaking into the industry.”

– Ray Liu, CEO of Vena Vitals

Interested in the SMART™ MBA Consulting Capstone ?

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Student Success Stories

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“I chose Westcliff because it gave me a second opportunity for schooling and to play the sport that I love, soccer. The environment is very kind and welcoming, Financial Aid and Administration really helped me out a lot in the beginning, and I just feel like home here.”

–Rebecca Gonzales, BAEd Student - 2019
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“So far, with all the other schools I’ve attended, Westcliff is a different environment because there is a lot of support coming from instructors and coaches. It’s a great school to attend, because as athletes we need a lot of support and guidance for our athletic career. Westcliff is just good, I love it.”

-Sandra Nantumbwe, BBA Student - 2019
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What's Happening @ Westcliff

July 13

Long Beach Aquarium


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August 10

OC Fair Day


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October 10

8th Annual Symposium of Applied Research (SOAR)

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Westcliff University Commencement 2024, Dr. Lee, Arlene Harris, Marty Cooper

Westcliff University Graduates Largest Class and Announces Harris-Cooper Scholarship

Westcliff University recently celebrated its Class of 2024 with a star-studded commencement ceremony at OC Great Park Championship Stadium. The event honored nearly 1,200 students, the University’s largest graduating class to date. Also featured were notable contributions from Marty Cooper, the “Father of the Cell…

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Westcliff University Alumni Grad Night

Class, Style, and Celebration: Inside Westcliff University’s Unforgettable Alumni Grad Night

Westcliff University’s Alumni Grad Night was an unforgettable evening for the Class of 2024. This event brought together graduates from various cohorts and provided a perfect blend of nostalgia, celebration, and networking. The impressive turnout was a testament to the enduring bonds and vibrant community…

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Westcliff University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).

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Westcliff University's College of Business is globally
accredited by ACBSP.

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