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Located in Dallas, Texas, West Coast University - Dallas is a private for-profit institution. Dallas is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

144 Undergraduate Degrees
10 Graduate Degrees
100% Acceptance Rate

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West Coast University - Dallas Rankings

West Coast University - Dallas landed the #23 spot in our 2021 ranking of best colleges. We analyzed 1,284 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This lands it a coveted spot in the top 5% of all colleges and universities in the country. It is also ranked #3 out of 85 schools in Texas.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

West Coast University - Dallas has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#21 Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#59 Best Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at West Coast University - Dallas.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#21 Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#34 Best Value Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards West Coast University - Dallas has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#80 Highest Paid Nursing Graduates College Factual

Where Is West Coast University - Dallas?

Location of West Coast University - Dallas

Contact details for West Coast University - Dallas are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 8435 North Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, TX 75247-3900
Phone: 214-453-4533
Website: westcoastuniversity.edu/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/WestCoastUniversity
Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/westcoastu

How Do I Get Into West Coast University - Dallas?

You can apply to West Coast University - Dallas online at: westcoastuniversity.edu/contactus/application.html

Admission Requirements for West Coast University - Dallas

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript neither required nor recommended
College Prep Program neither required nor recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores recommended
TOEFL neither required nor recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into West Coast University - Dallas?

100% Acceptance Rate
100% Of Accepted Are Women
West Coast University - Dallas has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford West Coast University - Dallas?

2.6% Loan Default Rate

The student loan default rate at West Coast University - Dallas is 2.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

West Coast University - Dallas Undergraduate Student Diversity

845 Full-Time Undergraduates
86% Women
77% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,020 undergraduate students at West Coast University - Dallas, with 845 being full-time and 175 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  West Coast University - Dallas

There are also 140 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 845 full-time undergraduates at West Coast University - Dallas, 14% are male and 86% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  West Coast University - Dallas

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of West Coast University - Dallas students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of West Coast University - Dallas Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 132
Black or African American 285
Hispanic or Latino 184
White 195
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 49

Online Learning at West Coast University - Dallas

17 Took All Classes Online
455 Took At Least One Class Online
456.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 2 bachelor’s degree and 4 master’s degree programs available online at West Coast University - Dallas. In 2017-2018, 455 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at West Coast University - Dallas has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 14th most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of West Coast University - Dallas

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at West Coast University - Dallas was 456.2%. This is the #73 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at West Coast University - Dallas regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at West Coast University - Dallas ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at West Coast University - Dallas.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Registered Nursing #22
Nursing #23

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

West Coast University - Dallas Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 144 0 144
Nursing Administration 0 10 10
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 0 0 0
Nursing Education 0 0 0
TOTAL 144 10 154

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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