Westcliff University in Numbers
Educate. Inspire. Empower
Westcliff University (WU) is a private university in Irvine, California, dedicated to educating, inspiring and empowering students from around the world. Founded in 1993, the globally recognized and accredited private institution provides practical business, STEM and education bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs, as well as unique certificate programs. WU is a California Benefit Corporation committed to the public good and society by dedicating itself, first and foremost, to serving the interests and welfare of its students, staff, faculty, and the greater community. Westcliff’s affordable, innovative programs are offered live online and in-classrooms across the globe.
Westcliff University’s mission is to educate, inspire, and empower students from around the world to acquire the competencies to excel personally and professionally through practical, innovative, high-quality distance and campus programs.
The Westcliff Edge
~ $16,000 USD/yr.
Irvine, CA & Miami, FL.
Emphasis on interaction and practical skills, not lecture.
Regionally & globally accredited
Westcliff University is regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) and globally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
CPT & OPT Programs
CPT internship courses allow students to work off-campus during program, and OPT will allow students to work for 1 year after graduation. STEM graduates can apply to extend OPT for 2 additional years (3 years total).