- 4 Year
- CALIFORNIA, PA
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- Academicsgrade B minus
- Valuegrade B minus
- Diversitygrade B+
- Campusgrade B+
- Athleticsgrade A minus
- Party Scenegrade B
- Professorsgrade B
- Locationgrade C
- Dormsgrade A+
- Campus Foodgrade B+
- Student Lifegrade B+
- Safetygrade B
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- Penn West University
With world-class academics, state-of-the-art facilities and proximity to the internationally renowned City of Pittsburgh, California University of Pennsylvania offers more than just learning.
Accredited and affordable, Cal U provides students with an excellent educational experience at a tremendous value. Our professors are some of the best in their fields, committed to academic excellence and intellectual rigor, and offering real-world experience. Eighty-seven percent of Cal U's full-time faculty members hold the highest degree in their field. Choose from hundreds of undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree programs, plus certificates, certifications and other special programs. Learn on campus, online or with a hybrid approach.
For 15 consecutive years, Cal U has been named one of the best schools in the Northeast by The Princeton Review. And we're proud to have earned many more awards, top rankings and distinctions.
PennWest California Rankings
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Most Popular Majors
- Nursing156 Graduates
- Business102 Graduates
- Criminal Justice and Safety Studies90 Graduates
- Liberal Arts and Humanities69 Graduates
- Kinesiology and Exercise Science59 Graduates
- Information Science56 Graduates
- Social Science Research Methods45 Graduates
- Psychology42 Graduates
- Sport and Fitness Management41 Graduates
- Arabic Language and Literature35 Graduates
- Mix of Online and on Campus41%
- On Campus36%
- A mix of diverse students and beliefs and hobbies28%
- Friendly, fun, dedicated17%
- Your average Western Pennsylvanian college student17%
PennWest California Reviews
I would give them 5 stars if they weren't going to integrate as Penn West.