Welcome to the University of Western California Career College
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Current Degree Programs

  • MBA Concentration in Real Estate

Current Career College Programs

  • Computerized Accounting & Bookkeeping
  • English-As-A Second Language
  • Massage Therapy   
  • Real Estate Principle, Practice and Property Management                                                

Future Career College Programs

  • Vocational Nurse
  • Registered Nurse Bridge Program

Admissions Policy

If you are interested in enrolling in one of our career programs you should contact our office at (213) 908-1500 to obtain an application

This packet contains the required forms needed for submission. Our Admissions Office will assist you in contacting any former
institutions that you have attended and request official copies of necessary transcripts be sent directly to UWC Career College.

You will need to provide proof of high school diploma or GED or take an ability-to-benefit test for admission.  Students must ensure
that all official scores of examinations taken, such as the TOEFL and GRE exams, have an official transcript or take a placement test to
determine level of competency in the enrollment process. The student must verbally demonstrate that he/she has reasonable
expectations of how the program would benefit him/her in terms of skill acquisition, academic gains, or job marketability.

It is your responsibility to ensure that all documents and forms have been submitted. When we receive all the required documents and
forms, the student's application file will be deemed complete and the final decisions concerning the student's admission to UWC
Career College will be made at our Admissions Office. Admission  will be made as soon as the required documentation and registration
fees have been received.

If an applicant does not accept admission or fails to matriculate after one year of acceptance the applicant will need to go through the
admission process again as a new student. This means that the applicant must resubmit a new application and all its required
documents, forms, and information for admission to the selected program.  Please note that previous admission does not guarantee

Admission decisions are based upon both objective and subjective criteria. An applicant's previous academic record is an important
predictor of his/her ability to succeed. Previous work experience in the selected field of study may also be taken into consideration.
Personal and/or professional letters of recommendation are included in the admission process for entrance into the master program.

UWC Career College processes applications on a rolling basis. Unless otherwise specified, applicants will be considered for the next
scheduled start date prior to applying for, and being accepted for admission to the school.

Placement Exam for Certificate English-As-As Second Language (ESL) Program

Students enrolling in ESL certificate program must take the Compass/ESL test, which is used as an entrance test for students.

Beginning            - 50%
Intermediate        - 51% to - 70%
Advanced            - 71%   

Compass/ESL Test is an approved test, administered to the prospective student prior to the enrollment process.

Procedure for Enrollment

An applicant makes an appointment for an interview with the Admissions Representatives.  Upon arrival at UWC, the applicant will
complete an application covering their personal and educational history, and the area of occupational interest.  The applicant initially
meets with the Admissions Representative to discuss career opportunities and the process of enrollment.  

The Ability-to-Be-Trained test is then administered. Exception to this procedure is for the non-high school graduate. The Wonderlic
Test will be administered by an outside proctor approved by Wonderlic testing.

When the applicant successfully demonstrates their ability by scoring an acceptable score, as set by Wonderlic, they may proceed with
enrollment.  The test is graded and results are discussed in detail with the applicant .The applicant is then taken on a tour of the
facilities.  This tour includes an explanation of classroom instruction and activities and a review of course equipment and materials.  A
Financial Assistance interview is then completed with the Business Office.

Assuming all requirements and standards of admissions are met, an enrollment agreement between UWC and the applicant is then
signed, the registration fee paid.

The procedure for orientation will be to review and explain all policies of attendance, leaving early, arriving late; the monthly progress
reports, dedicated studies to be informed for the daily lecture, the services provided by the school, and the conduct expected of a
UWC student.