West Coast University-Orange County - Bachelor's Degree

One notable alumnus of WCU is Greg Jarvis, one of the astronauts on the Space Shuttle Challenger. He was scheduled to receive his diploma, for a management science degree, on the shuttle, and would have been the first person to receive a degree in space. To honor his memory, West Coast University posthumously awarded Jarvis with a distinguished alumnus award on May 15, 2011. The University also offers a scholarship in Jarvis’ name.

  • Average Tuition USD 33,665

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WCU was awarded initial accreditation by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) to offer a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene in Orange County. WCU’s Dental Hygiene program is one of only 4 CODA-accredited bachelor's degree in Dental Hygiene programs offered in California.

Bachelor Programs

  • 2411 W La Palma Ave, Anaheim, CA 92801, United States

    Dental Hygiene

    USD 22,860 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the systematic study of social systems, social institutions, and social behavior.

  • 2411 W La Palma Ave, Anaheim, CA 92801, United States


    USD 22,860 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.


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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 90
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50


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    Established in 1909


    The university also offers International Education opportunities, launched in 2010 in Oxford, England.

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            1994-1997, Master of Science (MS)

            qamarul23@hotmail.comits a great university

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            1986-1987, MS

            Professional TeachingMost of the teachers were professional hands on teachers. That added a lot of experience and not just theory.

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            1987-1991, B.B.A. Financial Business Management concentration

            Good for working people. Good and dedicated lecturers.Multi-cultural environment.