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Campus Programs

Designed for a hands-on education, our campus programs combine advanced technology with individualized support.

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Campus Culture

Join a diverse community of passionate, dedicated individuals. With a culture that feels like a family, you will have all the support you need to be the best you can be. Join a study group to learn from your classmates or get some guidance through peer tutoring sessions. With small classroom sizes, you’ll have the opportunity to get to know your professors and get insight into the healthcare industry. Find a community that helps you build on your strengths and reach your academic goals.

Why West Coast University?

For a hands-on healthcare career, only hands-on learning will do.
Learn what sets WCU apart.

<p><strong>Academic Resources</strong><br />Get access to library webinars, no-cost tutoring, and more!</p>

Academic Resources
Get access to library webinars, no-cost tutoring, and more!

<p><strong>Simulations</strong><br />Master your skills in a safe environment with our simulation labs.</p>

Master your skills in a safe environment with our simulation labs.

<p><strong>Student Life</strong><br />From group study areas to Career Services, our campuses are designed for your success.</p>

Student Life
From group study areas to Career Services, our campuses are designed for your success.

<p><strong>Alumni Network</strong><br />Join a community of more than 50,000 professionals.</p>

Alumni Network
Join a community of more than 50,000 professionals.

Available Degree Programs at Our Campuses

Our Campuses

The six West Coast University campuses across three states are all equipped with technologically advanced simulation labs, comfortable study areas, and a variety of resources for your academic journey.

How Can I Afford My Degree?

It May Be Easier Than You Think

Cost shouldn’t stand in the way between you and your educational goals! In addition to our competitive tuition rates, there are also many opportunities for financial support, such as the following:1

Our financial aid counselors and admissions advisors can help you determine what type of aid or assistance you may be able to use. We’re here to provide you with the guidance you need!

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WCU gave me the resources that I needed for me to be successful out in the real world.2


Learn how WCU prepares its students for success.

What campus programs are offered at West Coast University?

We offer a variety of healthcare education programs ranging from bachelor’s to doctorates. We have programs in nursing, dental hygiene, physician assistant, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and pharmacy.

What can you expect from WCU simulation labs?

Our simulation labs help you practice your skills and build confidence in a safe environment. They are equipped with high-fidelity manikins that cry, sweat, and react like real patients. They can even give birth! You’ll be able to work through real-world scenarios while getting feedback from your peers and professors.

Does West Coast University offer part-time options for working students?

Different programs offer different paces. For example, the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at WCU-Miami offers a Working Professional pace that allows you to spread out coursework and take fewer classes at a time. Programs might also offer an Evenings & Weekends and Accelerated pace.

Does West Coast University accept transfer credit?

Yes. We can evaluate your transcripts for transfer credits. Talk to an admission advisor to learn more.

Does WCU offer financial aid?

Yes. Financial aid and scholarships are available for those who qualify. 

WCU Is Accredited!

WCU Is Accredited!

West Coast University is institutionally accredited by WSCUC, and our nursing programs are programmatically accredited by CCNE.††

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1Financial aid and scholarships are available for those who qualify.

2The opinion is the individual’s sole opinion and not necessarily representative of that of the school, any instructor or any other student.

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††The baccalaureate and master’s degree programs in nursing and post-graduate APRN certificate at West Coast University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (