Westwood College-O'Hare Airport in Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Westwood College-O'Hare Airport offers 48-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 17:1. 1 high safety campus. 47% are women, and 53% are men. The average annual total cost of attendance at Westwood College-O'Hare Airport is 25762$, that is above national average. 33% of full-time Westwood College-O'Hare Airport students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average. Average salary after attending is $33,300, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Westwood College-O'Hare Airport is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).


By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Westwood College-O'Hare Airport students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$25,535
$30,001 - $48,000$27,691
$48,001 - $75,000--
$75,001 - $110,000--



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Percent of students with financial aid


Types of financial aids


295 of Westwood College-O'Hare Airport undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 94 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Westwood College-O'Hare Airport number 145 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Illinois.

Students at Westwood College-O'Hare Airport awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a federal student loans.

Salary After Attending


According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services


Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Credit for military training

Disability services


Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Does not offer distance education opportunities

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Westwood College-O'Hare Airport.

Weekend/evening college

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Graduation Rate


Westwood College-O'Hare Airport graduation rate is below the national average.

33% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Westwood College-O'Hare Airport completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This index doesn’t consider students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading picture. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare schools.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Westwood College-O'Hare Airport is 17:1, that means that for every 17 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio



Race/ethnicity breakdown


Students enrollment in distance education


In Westwood College-O'Hare Airport the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown


Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Westwood College-O'Hare Airport and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in not reported location.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Westwood College - O'Hare

The campus located by 8501 W. Higgins address in Chicago, Illinois.


Westwood College - O'Hare in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Westwood College-O'Hare Airport with 0.64% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Westwood College - O'Hare are robbery and aggravated assault.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Westwood College-O'Hare Airport offers 48 programs in total: 33 are for Bachelor's degree, 12 - for Associate's degree, and 3 are 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 134 universities in Cook county. Westwood College-O'Hare Airport is one of the few institutions in Cook that offers an Associate's degree program.


Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Illinois state average data to help you compare.


Westwood College-O'Hare Airport provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 439 students with 19737 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Location & Website

Address: 8501 W. Higgins Road Suite 100


Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Quarter

General Phone Number: +773380680067602

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: westwood.edu

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