East-West University in Chicago

Founded in 1980, East-West University is a fully accredited institution located in Chicago's South Loop neighborhood, offering high quality higher education to students from all ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds. It has one of the highest percentages of international students of any baccalaureate school in the nation, the faculty and staff is among the most diverse of any institution of higher learning in the nation.

Certificate programs are offered in: New Digital Media Design, General Office Assistant, Medical Office Technology, General Studies Certificate in Behavioral and Social Sciences, Professional Communications, Computer Engineering, Digital Systems Engineering, etc.

Degrees offered include Associate of Arts, Associate of Applied Science, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science. The University offers a range of majors in Behavioral and Social Sciences, Biology, English and Communications, Mathematics, Electronics Engineering Technology, Computer and Information Science, Office Administration, Business Administration.

The Business and Management division offers a program of study leading to the Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Business Administration. Concentration areas include Accounting, Information and Telecommunications Systems Management, General Business, International Business, Management, and Marketing.

East-West is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).


- Placed among Tier 2 Regional Colleges (Midwest) by US News & World Report (2011).

- The Chicago Sun-Times has cited East-West University as the most affordable private college in northeastern Illinois.

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