Western University of Health Sciences

Western University of Health Sciences, located in Pomona, CA and Lebanon, OR, is an independent nonprofit health professions university, conferring degrees in biomedical sciences, dental medicine, health sciences, medical sciences, nursing, optometry, osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, physical therapy, physician assistant studies, podiatric medicine and veterinary medicine. WesternU is home to WesternU Health, where the best in collaborative health care services is offered and WesternU Pet Health, where we enhance and prolong the loving relationship between families and their pets.

For over 40 years, WesternU has prepared health care professionals for long-term career success. Our educational approach is centered around humanistic values, so that that our graduates are prepared to treat all patients as the unique individuals they are. WeternU is one of the largest graduate schools for the health sciences in California and our alumni rank among the top leaders in health care and medicine throughout the country and the world.

We are home to 3,800 students, 9 health sciences colleges, 24 academic programs, more than 1,100 employees, and over 18,000 alumni. The Chronicle of Higher Education named WesternU a Great College to Work For in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.