Midwestern University

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Inspiring and Interdisciplinary Healthcare Education.

Midwestern University. Tomorrow’s Healthcare Team.

Academic Excellence

Learn from award winning faculty, practice at our University-owned clinics and be Day-One-Ready for your healthcare career.
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The Midwestern University Clinics

Midwestern University's curriculum include working with faculty on real patients at our university-operated clinics.

A Hands-on Learning Environment

Practice at our 10 University-Operated Clinics

Students get the patient experience necessary to help launch their successful healthcare careers.

Fully-licensed practitioners and graduate-level students work together to provide compassionate, quality healthcare using the latest technology in our state-of-the-art clinic facilities.

A true hands-on experience that enhances the MWU educational experience.

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The Midwestern University Reputation

Ask your doctor or veterinarian about Midwestern University. Chances are, they, or someone they know and respect, is a MWU graduate.

Become Part of a Strong Network of Healthcare Professionals

"The top factor would be that hands-on experience, and it's right there. They get you into the lab super early into the program."

Gerald Johnson, Biology '21

"MWU gave me the confidence to know that my hard work and dedication over the past three years has prepared me to deliver the best quality care to my patients."

Megan Sandilands, Physical Therapy '22

Be part of a strong network of healthcare professionals.

Stats & Facts

Things to consider when evaluating healthcare education options.

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Student-to-Faculty Ratios (average across both campuses)

Small class sizes help make the classroom experience more up-close and personal.

Stories from Midwestern University

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Valerie's Story

"My public health education has helped me look at patient situations from a different perspective."

Valerie Voce, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Master of Public Health Program in the College of Health Sciences, Class of 2023. Read more about Valerie 's story
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Nicolas's Story

"I want to use all the tools and knowledge I acquire at Midwestern and use them to help local communities that are usually overlooked due to their socioeconomic status or racial background. "

Nicolas Rivera Rodriguez, Occupational Therapy, 2023 College of Health Sciences, Glendale Campus Read more about Nicolas 's story
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Anja's Story

"My faculty have set a great example for me. I aspire to be as wonderful as they are one day! "

Anja Goetten, Occupational Therapy Program, Class of 2024 College of Health Sciences, Downers Grove Campus Read more about Anja 's story
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Seth's Story

"I want to carry enough humility to say, 'I don’t know,' and the ability to communicate what I do know in terms that others will understand."

Seth Turner, Osteopathic Medicine/Public Health Program, Class of 2026 Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine Read more about Seth 's story
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Colleen's Story

"Being a part of the department that provided me with the education to practice physical therapy is a unique opportunity that is irreplaceable. "

Colleen Krambeck, P.T., D.P.T., College of Health Sciences – Downers Grove, PT 2013 College of Health Sciences, Downers Grove Campus Read more about Colleen 's story

News at Midwestern

Winter Commencement Ceremony Celebrates College of Pharmacy Graduates

Pharmacy students earn their doctoral degree, mark career milestone

  • IL - Downers Grove

Midwestern University Names Victoria Franks as Vice President of Multicultural Affairs and Community Outreach

Midwestern University is happy to announce we have a new Vice President of Multicultural Affairs and Community Outreach.

  • AZ - Glendale
  • IL - Downers Grove

Phi Zeta Research Day Offers Faculty/Student Collaboration, Honors Society Induction

Students explore healthcare topics via research.

  • AZ - Glendale
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Midwestern University Events


MWU Health Sciences Careers Day for High Schools

Area high schools are invited to learn more about careers from Health Sciences from MWU faculty, staff, and students.


Midwestern University Auditorium

Chippin' In for Students Golf Classic

Join Midwestern University at the Arrowhead Country Club in Glendale for a fun day-long golf outing benefitting the MWU Student Scholarship Fund.


Arrowhead Country Club, Glendale, AZ


Health Careers Institute for High School Students

Hands-on 8-Day Summer Workshop for Arizona High School Students


Midwestern University's Glendale Campus

Campus Locations

Two Great Campuses. Unlimited Possibilities.
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Illinois Downers Grove

Located just 25 miles west of Chicago. Students can study and live in the comfort and safety of a 105-acre campus in the suburbs and can practice at our University-owned clinics located just 10 minutes away.

Arizona campus
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Arizona Glendale

Located just 15 minutes from downtown Phoenix. Students can study and live on our sprawling 143-acre campus and practice at our University-owned clinics located just across the street.