Student Outcomes and Achievement

PennWest California creates learning opportunities with the power to transform lives. We offer our students the tools and teaching they need to experience academic success, build confidence and graduate as career-ready professionals.

Our student-centered University is the heart of a network that includes more than 55,000 living graduates. We take pride in their accomplishments – and in the many ways that PennWest California has prepared our alumni to achieve.

Dr. Melissa Sovak instructs students in PennWest California's Statistics and Data Science program.

Fast Facts


Get to know us! You’ll discover why The Princeton Review consistently lists PennWest California among the best colleges and universities in the northeastern United States. Learn more about PennWest California.

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Retention and Graduation Rates


At PennWest California, we work side by side with students to help them succeed academically, stay in school and earn a degree. Learn more about our retention and graduation rates.

Alumni Ashley Roth posing for a portrait on the quad.

Career Outcomes


PennWest California graduates have a competitive edge, whether they’re entering the job market or continuing their education. View undergraduate and graduate career outcomes by major.