Welcome to West Coast University

Join a community of dedicated, like-minded individuals committed to reaching their career goals.

  • Learn at your pace - Accelerated and Working Professional options available for most programs.
  • Simulation Lab – Build confidence before you step foot in a hospital in our technologically advanced skills and simulation labs.
  • 1,000+ Clinical Partners – Make an immediate impact with clinical experiences across Texas, Florida, and California.
  • Flexible Online Programs – Learn anytime, anywhere with flexible online programs designed for working professionals.

About WCU

West Coast University associate degree program is pursuing pre-accreditation candidacy status from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA), located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20037; phone 202-909-2500. Interested parties are invited to submit third party comments in writing directly to NLN CNEA, attention Dr. Jennifer Chicca (jchicca@nln.org), Senior Manager.

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At West Coast University, we embrace a student-centric learning partnership that leads to professional success. We deliver transformational education within a culture of integrity and personal accountability. We design market-responsive programs through collaboration between faculty and industry professionals.


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With more than 100 years in education, 6 campus locations across the nation, and an online program built for working professionals, West Coast University is dedicated to helping prepare the next generation of nursing, healthcare and business professionals.

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