Day 1 CPT at Westcliff
⚪️ 3 Campus Locations
17877 Von Karman Ave 4th floor, Irvine, CA 92614
18000 Studebaker Rd,
Cerritos, CA 90703
825 Brickell Bay Dr, 18th Floor,
Miami, FL 33131
John Wayne Airport (SNA), named for the famous “old west” actor John Wayne, is about 35 miles south of Los Angeles, CA, and a 10-minute drive from WU.
Long Beach Airport (LGB), situated for easy access to both Los Angeles and Orange Counties, is about a 30-minute drive from WU.
Academics & Calendar
🏫 4 Academic Schools
It offers degree programs and certificate programs for BBA, MBA and DBA.
It offers Bachelor of Science Information Technology (BSIT), Master of Science Information Technology (MSIT), Master of Science Computer Science (MSCS) and Master of Science Engineering Management (MSEM) programs.
It offers Bachelor of Arts in Education (BAEd), Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language (MA TESOL), language training programs and certificate programs.
It was established in 1966, became the fourth college of Westcliff University in August 2019 after the merge. It offers Juris Doctor Degree (JD) and certificate programs.
📅 Academic Calendar
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Day 1 CPT at Westcliff
Overall: 🌟🌟🌟🌟 - 4 Stars
Load: 🌟🌟🌟 - 3 Stars
Cost- effective: 🌟🌟🌟 - 3 Stars
Transportation: 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 - 5 Stars
Due to the limited number of staffs working at the school, if you submit application during the first week, you may not receive your i-20 with employer information until the week after the class starts.
However, if you want to accelerate your application process, and get your offer ASAP, please contact us:
We collaborate with Westcliff University Admission office and guarantee getting offer in 2 weeks. (Day1CPT.org special)
For more information, please click here to contact our consultant and remember to mention: your application will be reviewed in 2 weeks. That means you will get your offer in 2 weeks.
Day 1 CPT Programs
🎓 Master’s Programs
MBA program requires students to complete 12 courses (36 credit hours), including 9 core courses and 3 concentration courses.
BUS 500 Organizational Leadership – 3 credit hours
BUS 505 Managerial Economics – 3 credit hours
BUS 510 Marketing Management – 3 credit hours
BUS 525 Strategic Management in a Globalized Economy – 3 credit hours
BUS 530 Managing Information Systems & Technology – 3 credit hours
BUS 535 Managerial Accounting – 3 credit hours
BUS 540 Organizational Behavior – 3 credit hours
BUS 550 Financial Management – 3 credit hours
BUS 557 Applied Methods Capstone – 3 credit hours
MBA programs includes 14 different concentrations that students can choose from.
Supply Chain Management
Health Informatics and Analysis*
Business Statistics and Data Analytics*
Digital Communications and Multimedia*
Information Technology Project Management*
Note: The major marked with * is STEM major and it allows you to apply for 24-month OPT Extension after graduation.
All the courses in the first academic year are MBA core courses. At the end of the first academic year, you need to choose your concentration.
In the second academic year, you must complete 3 concentration elective courses.
Click here to view the MBA Concentrations
Click here to view the MS Computer Science
Click here to view the MS Engineering Management
Click here to view the MS Information Technology
Apply for Master's Programs
🎓 Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)
The flowing 3 classes can be waived if you has already completed in your previous master’s program:
Although DBA program is designed to be completed over the course of several years, you can complete it in as little as 1.5 years.
You can apply for a semester break every time when you finish the whole school year class. Depending on how many breaks you take, the whole program normally takes 3-4 years to complete.
Business Intelligence and Data Analytics(STEM)
Strategic Leadership in the 21st Century
Information Technology Management(STEM)
Applied Computer Science(STEM)
If you have used up the 1-year or 3-year OPT/STEM OPT during your previous master's program, please chosen a STEM concentration for your doctoral program, and worked as a full-time employee for less than one year under the CPT (part-time CPT is not counted), then you are able to apply for OPT and OPT extension again (a total of 3 years ).
Take Business Intelligence and Data Analytics track as example:
Using Business Intelligence and Data Analytics track as an example, if the student completes the four courses below, then their major is qualified as a STEM major and they can apply for the 24-month OPT Extension.
BUS 800 Foundations in Analytics for Executives
BUS 801 Foundations in Analytics for Executives BUS 801 BI, Analytics, & Decision Support
BUS 802 Time Series & Predictive Analysis for Business
BUS 803 Artificial Intelligence and Prescriptive Analytics
Apply for DBA Program
3 semesters for each year;
4 months for each semester;
NO break between the semesters;
Hybrid model (1+1) : It requires students to take 1 online class and 1 onsite class per semester, which is equivalent to a total of 6 credit hours plus 1 extra credit hour for CPT:
（1）Online Class: 8 weeks to complete
From 6:30pm to 8:30pm on a Weekday (Monday to Friday)
（2）Onsite Class: 16 weeks to complete
To be onsite 1/semester
（3）Other Class: Online to complete
Every Friday, Saturday, Sunday
The course schedule listed above meets USCIS international student F-1 Visa regulation. If you have any questions about it, please contact us.
After completing 3 consecutive semesters, there is an option to take a break for a semester.
You are allowed to apply for the CPT (1 credit hour, $700-$800 tuition) and work during the break.
To apply for CPT, you will need a signature on the CPT Agreement from your employer and submit it before the deadline of the CPT application.
When new semester starts, you have to ask your employer to sign the evaluation form to renew the CPT.
Click here to check the MBA program CPT Agreement
If your employer has concerns about the terms and conditions in the CPT Agreement, please contact us and we can assist you and your school to revise the CPT Agreement to meet your employer's needs.
The students who lives within 100 miles from the campus (except for Miami campus) can only choose the weekly format, which requires them to attend school onsite once per week during one of the weekdays from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.
The students who lives 100 miles or more from campus can choose the professional format, which requires them to attend school onsite once per semester, 3 times per year. The onsite class schedule will be from 2pm on Fridays to 4pm Sundays, a total of 3 days.
For students living in the Bay Area or outside of California, if your city has nonstop flights to John Wayne Airport (SNA), it is recommended to apply for the programs in the main campus in Irvine. The Irvine campus is only 2 miles from the airport. Dallas, San Francisco and Seattle have multiple nonstop flights everyday.
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It costs $725 per credit hour and it requires a total of 36 credit hours. The total tuition is $26,100.
It costs $775 per credit hour, and it requires a total of 36 credit hours. The total tuition is $27,900.
It costs $775 per credit hour, and it requires a total of 60 credit hours. The total tuition is $46,500.
It costs $850 per credit hour, and it requires a total of 60 credit hours. The total tuition is $51,000.
Note: Students who apply for CPT will be billed for an additional credit hour. For a master's program, the total credit hours for each semester will be 7 and the tuition will be based on the 7 credit hours.
For course waiver form: click here.
*2022 Tuition Fee Updated:
Students who apply through Day1CPT.org to Westcliff University before 10/20/2022 will automatically receive $2400 scholarship (Master & Doctoral Scholarship are up to $10,000)
No other document needed!
Once apply, the application result will come in 2 weeks (usually take 4 weeks, but this is a special offer, contact us to get it!)
To learn more, please contact us.
Westcliff University provides so many scholarship opportunities to new students and current students, which can be deducted directly from the tuition. There are 4 types of scholarships:
Distinguished scholarship: awarded to students showing great potential during admissions with a GPA of 3.5 or above, up to $10,000
Scholarship for Outstanding Achievement Recognition (SOAR): awarded to outstanding students with a GPA of 3.5 or above, up to $5,000
Building Leaders for Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity (BLEND): awarded to new or existing international students with a GPA of 3.25 or above, up to $2,500
Warrior Scholarships: awarded to students with financial hardship and a GPA of 3.0 or above, up to $2,500
There are 6 chances to apply for scholarships annually, and the students can apply for multiple types of scholarships.If a student has been accepted for a scholarship, it will be distributed as 6 payments during the school year (3 payments for distinguished scholarships). Once the scholarship has been fully distributed, students are allowed to re-apply for the same scholarship.
To apply, you need to :
write an essay within 500 words;
submit 3 documents to showcase themselves, such as resume, certificates, or recommendation letters.
Please contact us to assist with the scholarship application.
Get your $2400 Scholarship
📖 Application Process:
Submit an online application form
Complete the online interview
Upload personal application information, including
I-20 & Passport
I-20 Release Form
Bank statement ($28,000 and more deposit in your bank statement in the past 3 months; can be same value for in another currency)
Application Fee($30). Click here to waive your application fee
It usually takes 3-4 week to receive the result after submitting the application.
If you’re in emergency, needed to received offer in 2 weeks, please contact us
We will assist with expediting the application and students will receive the result and transfer SEVIS in as little as 3-5 days.
After receiving the admissions letter, please contact us to confirm the time in which SEVIS will be transferred out and fill out the form to transfer the SEVIS from the original school the WestCliff University.
From Feb 28th, 2022, Personal Statement of Purpose are no longer required for admissions.
Click here for the F-1 Initial Checklist
Click here for the F-1 Transfer Checklist
Waive your Application Fee
Online Application Process & Walkthrough
1. Click on here to enter the application system
International student can't select 100% Live Online courses. Students who are studying in the US the first time (applicants with H1b visa to be transferred to F1 visa) or students with expired F-1 visa (and need a visa reinstatement) should select F-1 Initial On-campus.
If you still have a valid F-1 visa, whether you are working via your OPT/STEM OPT extension or studying in a language school or another school, you need to select F-1 Transfer On-campus.
2. Personal Information
Enter the referral information in the red box to waive your application fee. Once you have entered the referral information, your application will be handled by Jordan Fox, an admissions officer who officially partnered with CPTDog. Many other applicants enjoyed working with Jordan and he responds to emails promptly.
Referred By Goelite, Inc.
Referred Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Residential Information
If you have accompanying family members (spouse or unmarried children under 21), you will need to enter their information as well. Please make sure the information you entered is correct. The school will issue I-20 to each family members.
4. Education Background
Enter your scores from accepted language tests. The tests are waived if you have received a Bachelor's or Master's degree in the US.
If you haven't taken your test or your test result has expired, please contact us and we will help arrange an internal language test for you to waive the language score requirements if you pass.
If you attended high school outside of the US, fill out the name and address of the school. High school GPA should be represented using the 4-point scale. If grades were given using percentages, please convert them to a 4-point scale.
After entering your high school information, enter your undergraduate information.
5. Academic Programs
International students typically select MBA, DBA, MS in Engineering Management, MS in Information Technology, or MS in Computer Science programs. Executive DBA or Executive MBA programs normally require the applicants to have 10 or more years of work experience with a title of director or above to have a higher chance of being admitted.
Using MBA as an example, you will need to select a program concentration when applying. However, you can also select "undecided" for MBA or DBA concentration. Since all the courses in the first year are core courses, and concentration courses can only be selected in the second year, you can choose your program concentration toward the end of the first year. If you selected your concentration on the application, you can still change your concentration at the end of the first year by submitting a form to your advisor.
For the MBA program, you can select Irvine (main campus), Cerritos campus, or Miami campus. For MSIT, MSEM and MSCS programs, you can select the Irvine campus or Cerritos campus. For the DBA program, you can only select the Irvine campus.
Note: It should be mentioned as “Westcliff University” instead of “Westcliff” in you Personal Statement of Purpose.
6. Upload Documents
You can upload all the documents within the application, or you can send the documents to the admissions officer after submitting the application.
Students must fill out the Course Waiver Request Form (download here) to transfer credits from another institution and the I-20 Request Form (download here) and send them to the admissions officer. Students that do not need to transfer credits must still submit both forms.
7. Demographic Information
Fill out gender identity & ethnic group
8. Application Fee
If you've already entered the referral information, there is no need to pay the application fee and you can simply click "Next". You will receive a note that says you haven't pay for the application fee, and you can safely disregard it.
9. Authorization to Release Information
This field needs to be filled in with the person who is entitled to know the student's grades. It is recommended to enter the name of a parent or guardian. Lastly, sign and submit the application.
Information Session: Harrisburg University of Science and Technology
English Language Proficiency Assessment
50 on the Pearson Test of English Academic Score Report. 95 on the Duolingo English Test. B2 on the Westcliff University CPE. Completion of Westcliff REAL Intensive English courses: 300 & 301.
Westcliff University has an acceptance rate of 72%.
All programs at Westcliff are designed to be convenient, flexible, and affordable. Westcliff University prepares students for personal, professional, and academic success with innovative, up-to-date, and of high quality programs.
Westcliff University Irvine GPA requirements
Westcliff University Irvine may also require students to complete SAT with minimum score of 1100. Requirements may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.
The Times Higher Education 2022 Impact Ranking ranked Westcliff University in the top 600 of the overall ranking of over 1400 universities. It is regionally licensed by the WASC Senior College & University Commission (WSCUC).
Our campus reflects its modern Southern California location with tall palm trees, urban gardens, and a short distance to the beach with many warm, sunny days.
Westcliff University is regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) and globally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
Westcliff University was founded in 1993 with a focus on online education in the fields of business and education. In 2019, a federal court approved Westcliff University's plan to purchase the Western State College of Law and revert it to for-profit status.
Being a first-gen student means that your parent(s) did not complete a 4-year college or university degree, regardless of other family member's level of education. Older siblings and family members who attended college may be a great resource as you navigate your college journey!
What are the requirements for students to be admitted to Westcliff University? The university typically requires a high school diploma, taking SAT/ACT and passing TOEFL for international applicants.
Westcliff University does not provide housing for our students, but we do have information that will help students with their placement and search!
The United States of America (USA) hosts the most number of international students in the world. Quality education, unique curriculum, multicultural environment, and abundant opportunities are just some of the reasons why many Indian students want to study in the USA.
Westcliff University is ranked No. 176 out of 328 in Best Online MBA Programs. Schools are ranked according to their performance across a set of widely accepted indicators of excellence. Read more about how we rank schools.
About Westcliff University
Westcliff University, founded in 1993, is a globally recognized, nationally and regionally accredited private institution providing practical Business, STEM, and Education bachelors, masters and doctoral degree programs, with concentrations, plus certificate programs.
Westcliff University ranked 601-800 in The World University Rankings, in the overall ranking of over 1,117 universities around the world.
The school is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
University of North America (UoNA) is an accredited institution with quality education that links the latest academic theory with real-world applications. Our focus on Applied Learning enables students to excel both in their education and their careers.
Westcliff University is located in Irvine, CA and the Soccer program competes in the Pac 6 conference.
Admission requirements for international students.
|Westcliff University CPE||B2||B2+|
Westcliff University is located in Irvine, CA and the Volleyball program competes in the Pac 6 conference.
Duo Lingo. For 2022-23 entry, the University has approved the use of the online Duolingo English test as evidence of English language ability. UWS will accept an overall score between 90-115 with no component score below 90.
|Times Higher Education World Ranking||Name of Educational Institution||Minimum DET Score Requirement|
|1||Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)||120 to 125|
|6||California Institute of Technology (Caltech)||105/120|
|10||University of Chicago||105|
In addition to the TOEFL iBT and IELTS tests, we will now accept the Duolingo English Test for students applying for spring 2022 and fall 2022 admission.
Does the UK accept the Duolingo test for a student visa? While many Duolingo accepted universities in UK are open to accepting these scores to admit students, the UK government doesn't recognize the exam.
UWS will accept an overall score between 90-115 with no component score below 90. Overall 5, minimum 4 in all skills. Must be at a minimum of B2 and equivalent to IELTs of 6.
Is it hard to get into the University of West London? Ans. Admissions at the University of West London are pretty tough. It has an intake rate of 4% for international students, therefore it is competitive.
Glasgow Caledonian University
Of the higher education institutions in the Scottish city of Glasgow, Glasgow Caledonian University is one of the largest as well as the only one that accepts Duolingo as an English admissions test.
Is 115 a good Duolingo score? 115 is considered a good Duolingo score. A score above 110 is considered good, and that above 120 is considered excellent in Duolingo.
There are currently no online language tests that are acceptable for immigration purposes. Duolingo is not acceptable.
Yes, Duolingo is accepted to apply for a USA student visa.
Duolingo Score Requirements
The requirements for Duolingo test accepted universities in USA usually lie in the range of 105-120. A score above 120 is considered to be quite good in terms of graduate study programs like MBA, MS in Finance, Masters in Civil Engineering, etc.
The minimum score is 10 and the others are 15, 20-25, 30-40, 40-50, 55-60, 65-70, 75-80, 85-90, 95-100, 105-110 and 115-120. The highest band corresponds to IELTS 7.0. The highest possible scores in Duolingo are also 125-130, 135-140, 145-150 and 155-160.
The name of the UK universities that allow students to take admission without IELTS are the University of Warwick, Birmingham City University, University of Bristol, Robert Gordon University, University of Greenwich, Portsmouth University, etc. Q.
Results for the Duolingo English Test are valid for two years.