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Westwood College


Online and Campus Programs


Westwood College isn't your typical institution of higher learning. With our career-focused education, students can earn a bachelor's degree in just three years and some associate degrees in as little as 20 months. Career-focused means students are immersed in career-related courses starting in their first term.* And with day, night and online schedules**, we can accommodate almost any lifestyle.

Based in Denver, Colorado, since 1953, we have 17 campuses across six states, plus our online campus. Our current enrollment exceeds 15,000, while more than 20,000 graduates have already transformed their lives with a Westwood degree.

Our programs empower students to meet the workforce needs in in-demand employment fields. It's a three-pronged success for graduates, employers and Westwood. In fact, a number of businesses actively pursue our graduates specifically for the advantages of career-focused training.

Key to our success is a faculty of working professionals who draw on personal experience and insights to give students a real-life perspective instead of just textbook theories.

*Must meet certain admissions placement requirements.

**Online programs not available in all states, e.g. TX, MA, MN, and IL.


Your Westwood Success Team

At Westwood, you'll have a Success Teamâ„  dedicated to providing personal assistance and advice, both inside and outside the classroom.

This team of five experts - your admissions representative, student finance specialist, student services advisor, career services advisor and program director - will guide you through the enrollment and student financing processes, course scheduling, free tutoring and more. And that's just for starters. At Westwood, our goal is to deliver a college experience tailored to your unique needs, because we understand that there's no one else quite like you.

Financial Aid

Student Financing is Complicated - Unless You're a Westwood Student

Student financing is simplified with Westwood's new Student Financing Portal. It guides you through a process based on Five Easy Steps. And for questions or concerns along the way, student finance specialists are on standby to help.

Depending on your circumstances, a number of sources may be available to help fund your education.* From government loans and grants to scholarships and alternative sources, we'll help identify the ones that work for you.

Westwood's Student Financing Portal: Just one more way we make your college experience a good one.

*Financial aid available to those who qualify.

Online Program Offerings: Campus Offerings:
Associate's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

Westwood College: The Assurance of a Quality Education

Westwood College schools are accredited by either the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT) or the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).

Westwood is also a candidate for accreditation with The Higher Learning Commission and an affiliate of the North Central Association (

The U.S. Department of Education maintains a database of post-secondary institutions accreditations. To conduct a search of credentials by institution, go to