Graduates earn 411 degrees, certificates from University of Western States

About 74.5 percent of the 411 degrees and certificates handed out by the University of Western States in 2016-17 were to students in Health Professions and Related Programs programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the late


About 74.5 percent of the 411 degrees and certificates handed out by the University of Western States in 2016-17 were to students in Health Professions and Related Programs programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

The agency's National Center for Education Statistics shows the private not-for-profit institution in Portland conferred 139 master's degrees and 125 doctor's degrees in Health Professions and Related Programs programs.

But the single most popular program was for a doctor's degree in Chiropractic. Data shows the school gave out 125 doctor's degrees in Chiropractic, followed by 104 bachelor's degrees in Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other and 89 master's degrees in Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist.

The university enrolled 964 students for 2016-17, including 72 in undergraduate programs and 892 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2016-17
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Chiropractic
-
125
-
125
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist
-
89
1
90
Athletic Training/Trainer
-
43
-
43
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
-
-
41
41
Health and Wellness, General
-
6
-
6
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
-
1
-
1
Health Professions and Related Programs total
-
264
42
306
74.5
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
104
-
-
104
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
104
-
-
104
25.3
Sports Studies
-
1
-
1
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
-
-
-
-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
-
1
-
1
0.2

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