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IPEDS ID: 423643
OPE ID: 00165701
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Midwestern University-Glendale
19555 N 59th Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85308
General information:  (623) 572-3200
Website:  www.midwestern.edu
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Master's degree
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  Suburb: Large
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  3,910 (0 undergraduate)
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education – graduate programs offered
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2019Full timePart time
Total faculty32439
Instructional29739
Research and public service270
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2019-2020
Tuition$46,825
Fees$687
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition planX
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2018-2019, therefore financial aid information was not reported.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2018-2019, therefore net price information was not reported.
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Fall 2019
Total enrollment (all graduate)3,910
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 97%
Part-time: 3%Student Gender:
Male: 45%
Female: 55%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 18%
Black or African American: 2%
Hispanic/Latino: 10%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 60%
Two or more races: 5%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Graduate Distance Education Status
Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 1%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 99%
  • This institution does not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore admission information was not reported.
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in the cohort year, therefore graduation rate information was not reported.
  • Institutions that did not offer undergraduate programs were not required to report Outcome Measures.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2018-2019
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramMasterDoctor
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biomedical Sciences, General120-
Category total120-
Health Professions and Related Programs
Dentistry-141
Nurse Anesthetist3414d
Occupational Therapy/Therapist41-
Optometry-55
Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy-230
Perfusion Technology/Perfusionist31-
Pharmacy-142
Physical Therapy/Therapist-51
Physician Assistant89-
Podiatric Medicine/Podiatry-28
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist49-
Veterinary Medicine-96
Category total244757d
Psychology
Clinical Psychology2223
Category total2223
Grand total386780
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
  • All programs at Midwestern University (MWU) have been approved to receive VA benefits through the U.S. Department of Veteran's Affairs.
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2018-2019
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 33
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 0
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $16,165
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AccreditorStatusNext Review Date
Higher Learning CommissionAccredited since (09/01/1996)9/1/2017
Programmatic Accreditation
Accreditor / ProgramStatusNext Review Date
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programsAccredited since (06/16/1997)06/30/2021
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's DegreeAccredited since (03/01/2000)01/01/2022
American Optometric Association, Accreditation Council on Optometric Education
Optometry (OPT) - Professional degree programsAccredited since (04/24/2013)12/31/2021
Optometry (OPT) - Professional degree programsPreaccredited (08/03/2008 - 04/24/2013)
American Osteopathic Association, Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation
Osteopathic Medicine (OSTEO) - Programs leading to the D.O. degreeAccredited since (06/03/2000)12/31/2021
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapistAccredited since ((!)04/24/2013)05/30/2028
Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapistPreaccredited (01/26/2010 - 04/24/2013)
American Podiatric Medical Association, Council on Podiatric Medical Education
Podiatry (POD) - Colleges of podiatric medicine, including first-professional and graduate degree programsAccredited since (09/01/2004)04/30/2027
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programsAccredited since (03/10/2011)12/31/2023
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programsPreaccredited since (11/01/2015)02/01/2024
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programsAccredited since (02/22/2020)10/31/2020
American Veterinary Medical Association, Council on Education
Veterinary Medicine (VET) - Programs leading to a D.V.M. or D.M.V. degreePreaccredited since (10/22/2014)TBD
Veterinary Medicine (VET) - Programs leading to a D.V.M. or D.M.V. degreeAccredited since (09/25/2018)12/31/2025
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levelsAccredited since (05/25/2004)10/1/2021
Internship/Residency
Accreditor / Program / DepartmentStatusNext Review Date
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
PredoctoralAccredited since (02/01/2008)12/31/2027
American Optometric Association, Accreditation Council on Optometric Education
Optometry (OPTR) - Residency programs Midwestern University - Glendale College of Optometry Accredited since (04/24/2013)12/31/2015
Optometry (OPTR) - Residency programs Residency in Cornea and Contact LensAccredited since (05/13/2019)12/31/2027
Optometry (OPTR) - Residency programs Residency in Family PracticeAccredited since (05/14/2019)12/31/2027
  • (!) Estimated date
On-Campus
Criminal Offenses201520162017
a. Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
b. Negligent manslaughter000
c. Rape000
d. Fondling000
e. Incest000
f. Statutory Rape000
g. Robbery000
h. Aggravated assault000
i. Burglary000
j. Motor vehicle theft000
k. Arson000
VAWA Offenses201520162017
a. Domestic violence002
b. Dating violence000
c. Stalking000
Arrests201520162017
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations000
c. Liquor law violations000
Disciplinary Actions201520162017
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations000
c. Liquor law violations000
On-Campus Student Housing Facilities
  • On-campus Student Housing Facilities statistics are a subset of On-Campus statistics.
Criminal Offenses201520162017
a. Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
b. Negligent manslaughter000
c. Rape000
d. Fondling000
e. Incest000
f. Statutory Rape000
g. Robbery000
h. Aggravated assault000
i. Burglary000
j. Motor vehicle theft000
k. Arson000
VAWA Offenses201520162017
a. Domestic violence002
b. Dating violence000
c. Stalking000
Arrests201520162017
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations000
c. Liquor law violations000
Disciplinary Actions201520162017
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations000
c. Liquor law violations000
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • The crime statistics displayed only includes On-Campus data associated with the main campus as listed on College Navigator. For statistics associated with each campus location, off campus data, and for additional information covering Hate Crimes, and Fire statistics see https://ope.ed.gov/campussafety.
  • The On-Campus data do not include incidents that: (a) took place on public property, including thoroughfares, streets, sidewalks, and parking facilities, that is within the campus, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus; (b) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students, and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201720162015
Default rate0.0%0.1%0.1%
Number in default022
Number in repayment1,6191,6821,485
  • These default rates apply to all locations of this institution.
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)