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Westcliff University
About Westcliff

Student Success

Our University strives to enhance the opportunity of our students to enjoy success through empowerment, as a result of their education. We take great pride in the following key indicators of student satisfaction and success, to determine, in part, how well we are achieving our mission:


Student Satisfaction:

Our students during the period of January 1, 2021, to December 31, 2021, were surveyed with the following questions:

  • Did you achieve, or will you have achieved upon completing your studies, the goals you had when you started this course or program?
  • Would you recommend these studies (courses) to a friend?
  • All things, considered, were you satisfied with your studies with us?

The results are summarized in this report. Click here for details


Graduation Rate:

The 150% graduation rate in 2020 is as follows:

  • 63% – All programs

The 150% graduation rates for 2020 are as follows:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) – 78%
  • Bachelor of Arts in Education (BAEd) – 100%
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) – 62%
  • Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Language (MA TESOL) – 50%

Retention Rate:

The 12-month retention rates of new students that started in 2020 and continued in 2021 are as follows:

  • 79% – All programs

The retention rates for 2020 are as follows:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) – 74%
  • Bachelor of Arts in Education (BAEd) – 50%
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) – 50%
  • Master of Arts in Business Administration (MBA) – 84%
  • Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MATESOL) – 60%
  • Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS) – 69%
  • Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) – 66%
  • Master of Science in Engineering Management (MSEM) – 71%
  • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) – 74%