Westcliff University

Westcliff University is a private university in Irvine California offering undergraduate and graduate programs in Business, Education, Information Technology and Computer Science.

Why should you join the Westcliff Family?

Affordable Tuition: ~ $13,000 USD per year
Pay is divided per semester (every 4 months)
Scholarships for international students

Attractive Location: Irvine, CA
#1 safest city in America
#1 best place to live in California

Quality Programs: emphasis on interactive and practical skills, not lecture

Flexible Admissions: 6 intakes per year
SAT, GRE or GMAT scores NOT required
Minimum 2.0 GPA

ESL Pathway for students who do not meet minimum English Proficiency requirements. CPE internal English exam offered as an alternative to TOEFL or IELTS

CPT internship courses allow students to work off-campus during program

Programs and Courses

College of Business

  • BBA, Concentrations: Digital Marketing, Sports Management, Human Resources, Finance, Entrepreneurship, Information Technology
  • MBA, Concentrations: General Management, Organizational Management, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Financial Management, Health Care
    Management/Administration, International Business,  E-Business Management, Supply Chain Management, Digital Communications and Multimedia, Health Informatics and Analysis, Information Technology, Business Statistics and Data Analytics, Information Technology Project Management
  • DBA, Concentrations: Strategic Leadership in the 21st Century, Business Intelligence and Data Analytics, Information Technology Management, Applied Computer Science

College of Technology and Engineering

  • BS in Information Technology
  • MS in Information Technology
  • MS in Computer Science
  • MS in Engineering Management

College of Education 

  • BA in Education
  • MA in TESOL, Concentration: Educational Technology

Western State College of Law

  • Juris Doctor Degree

Campus and City

Located in California, USA

California is the third-largest state with over 39 million people and is also the 5th largest economy in the world.

California is a "minority majority" state, with 58% of its population Asian, Hispanic, Native American, or other groups

Southern California is home to many important startups such as Spacex and Snapchat.

Our Campus

Our campus is located in Southern California where the temperature averages ~73°F (23°C).

When you fly into Los Angeles International Airport, you will be 40 min from our Irvine Campus and 20 min from our satellite campus in Cerritos.

City of Irvine

Irvine is the #1 safest city with a population over 100,000 people (FBI crime statistics)

Irvine is the #1 best place to live (time.com)

The District and The Spectrum are entertainment centers in Irvine with plenty of restaurants, stores, and nightlife spots.

Surrounding Areas:

In the surrounding areas, with more than 100 beaches nearby, you can always find places to travel and things to do. We are 20 minutes from Disneyland and Angel's Stadium. We are an hour away from Hollywood and Dodger's Stadium. Las Vegas is a 4-5 hours by bus and San Diego is 2 hours.

Fill out an information request if you are interested in this school. Then you will receive more information from us or the school and you will be eligible for our discounts and special offers.

Subjects you can take at Westcliff University


Average Tuition: $13500 USD/year on-campus, $10000 USD/year online

Primary Subjects: Business Administration, Education, TESOL, Information Technology, Computer Science

100% Online Programs: Live interactive classes available for all programs

Sports Line-up for 2020-21: Baseball, Beach Volleyball, Basketball, Softball, Soccer, Tennis, Indoor Volleyball, Cheer/Dance/Stunt, Surf, Swim & Dive, Cross Country / T&F

Surrounding Areas: We are 20 minutes from Disneyland, 15 minutes from the beach, and an hour drive to Hollywood

International Student Body: We represent 87 countries and 40% are international students

25% off Tuition for Online Programs through 2020

In light of the global Covid-19 outbreak and response, Westcliff University is offering 25% tuition discount for all online programs if students enroll by the end of the 2020 calendar year. 

25% scholarship will apply to total tuition for entire program. This offer cannot be combined with any other scholarship offers or discounts. 

Students in any of the following intakes for an online program will be eligible for reduced tuition rates:

  • Summer Semester - Session 5, begins May 4th, 2020
  • Summer Semester - Session 6, begins June 29th, 2020
  • Fall Semester - Session 1, begins August 31st, 2020
  • Fall Semester - Session 2, begins October 26th, 2020

This offer expires on 2020-09-26

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