Westcliff University

Westcliff University

Irvine, California

Westcliff University

Westcliff University is a private for-profit, four or more years institution located in Irvine, California. The campus is situated in a large city area and is home to 781 undergraduate students.

Frequently Asked

How difficult is it to get into Westcliff University?

Admission into Westcliff University is very easy with an acceptance rate of 90%. Male students have an acceptance rate of 90% compared to female students with an acceptance rate of 89%.

How much does it cost to attend Westcliff University?

The cost of undergraduate tuition and fees for attending Westcliff University for an academic year is $8,700. Both in-state and out-of-state students pay the same tuition. Including the cost of living of $15,751 (for room and board, books and supplies and other miscellaneous expenses), raises the cost from $8,700 to $24,451 for an academic year. 13% of undergraduate students at Westcliff University receive financial aid reducing the average cost paid by students to $19,907.

What degrees are offered at Westcliff University?

The degrees offered at Westcliff University include "less than one year certificate", "bachelor's degree", "postbaccalaureate certificate", "master's degree" and "doctor's degree - research/scholarship".

What is the debt of graduating Westcliff University students? What is the earnings?

The median debt of Westcliff University students is $4,750.


College Category

Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above

Student-to-faculty Ratio


Awards Offered

Less than one year certificate

Bachelor's degree

Postbaccalaureate certificate

Master's degree

Doctor's degree - research/scholarship



College Type

Private for-profit

Campus Housing


Location Setting

Large City

Average Grant or Scholarship Aid




16715 Von Karman Ave #100
Irvine, California 92606

College Website



(888) 491-8686

Online Application Website



Westcliff University has an acceptance rate of 90%. The acceptance rate of 90% implies that for every 100 students that applied 90 students got accepted. 337 students appied to Westcliff University. 90% of the students that applied got accepted, and 71% that that got accepted enrolled.

Number of Applicants


Acceptance Rate


Application Fee$30
Explore more on Admissions

Costs to Attend

The cost for undergraduate students to attend Westcliff University for an academic year can be broken down into $8,640 for tuition, $60 for fees, $739 for books and supplies, $10,248 for room and board and $4,764 for other expenses. The cost for in-state and out-of-state students is the same.

Tuition and Fees

Books and supplies$739
Room and board$10,248
Other expenses$4,764
Explore more on Costs


Westcliff University has 781 undergradute students. 64% of the undergraduate students are male compared to 36% female.

Undergradute Enrollment


Enrollment by gender


64% men


36% women

Explore more on Students


The retention rate for undergraduate students at Westcliff University is 79%. Retention rate is the percentage of first-time undergraduate students who return to continue their studies the following fall semester.

Graduation Rate


Retention Rate

Explore more on Academics

After College

Mean Earnings After 10 Years

Explore more on After College

Programs and Majors

The largest programs/majors at Westcliff University include "Business Administration, Management and Operations" with 97 graduates followed by "Education, General" with 2 graduates.

Business Administration, Management and Operations97
Education, General2

ⓘ Graduates by program are reported for students receiving bachelors degree.

View all Programs and Majors