Welcome to West Coast University
Dr. Barry Ryan welcomes you to West Coast University. From the moment you walk in the door, our goal is that you will feel at home. At home in a place where you're genuinely welcome. At home in a place that has everything you need to succeed- from labs to computers to simulation centers to libraries to support services.
To achieve our goals, we are committed to recruiting the best faculty and the most dedicated support team members, and to providing the most beautiful and well-equipped campuses that exist anywhere.
- Simple Philosophy of
Staying Ahead the Curve
- Bringing Learning
- Dedicated to
Ahead of the Curve
Across our three Southern California campuses, we offer undergraduate degrees in nursing and graduate degrees in nursing and health care management. Our Orange County campus offers one of only four Bachelor of Science Degrees in Dental Hygiene in all of California. Our newest campus in Dallas, Texas offers undergraduate degrees in nursing.
Each day, medical techniques and technology take impressive strides forward. And West Coast University is there - at the leading edge of the health care industry, preparing graduates for a career they love that meets the needs of the community and demands of the market. We are able to stay ahead of the curve through our commitment to academic excellence, fostering of a student-centric culture and investment in advanced campus facilities.
West Coast University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, 985 Atlantic Avenue, #100, Alameda, California 94501, 510-748-9001 to award bachelor's and master's degrees.
Our experienced faculty includes distinguished clinical experts, nursing practitioners, dental hygienists, dentists, and health care professionals from a wide range of medical specialties, all with strong connections to clinical sites, and dedicated to student success.
We believe our students are the heart and soul of the University. West Coast University is committed to creating a positive university experience for every student.
The Student Affairs department offers a wide variety of helpful resources and support services, from study skills to volunteer opportunities to career planning.
Visit our Modern Campuses and Facilities
We've built and equipped advanced facilities at three beautiful Southern California campuses in Los Angeles, Orange County and Ontario and one campus in Dallas, Texas.
Our laboratories are outfitted with advanced medical training equipment, and designed for a hands-on, practical education. Between our laboratories, community-based and onsite clinical opportunities, students receive simulated and real-world experience, under the careful guidance of health care professionals.
*Please Note: The West Coast University Pharmacy Program was approved by WASC in January 2013. Pending ACPE approval. In order to open in 2014, West Coast University School of Pharmacy must receive precandidate accreditation status approval from ACPE, and receive approval to award financial aid for the doctoral degree program from the U.S. Department of Education. See the Accreditation Page and FAQs for complete information.