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At Midwestern University, we do everything it takes to help you become everything you want to be.


25,000+
alumni

successfully practicing
across all 50 states.

215,000+
patients

served at our clinics in Glendale
and Downers Grove.

$31.5
million+

total annual
research investment.

Happening now at Midwestern University

College of Pharmacy, Glendale Alumni and Friends Reception

Please join us for a celebration of teaching & learning excellence as our Clinician Educators Program celebrates the completion of our 10th and final offering on Friday, February 3rd. This reception is focused on fellowship, networking, and celebrating the challenging but vital work of training and mentoring our current and future colleagues. Our CE programming will spotlight exceptional preceptors and mentors whose impact has been felt far and wide across our community.

Glendale, AZ

New Mentor Program Pairs MWU Students with Undergraduate Women in Medicine and Science

January 24, 2023

Traditionally, jobs within STEM and healthcare related fields have been predominantly occupied by men.

Glendale, AZ

Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine

New Mentor Program Pairs MWU Students with Undergraduate Women in Medicine and Science

January 24, 2023

Traditionally, jobs within STEM and healthcare related fields have been predominantly occupied by men.

Glendale, AZ

Commission on Dental Accreditation Call for Comments

January 18, 2023

The Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine - Illinois is currently undergoing a comprehensive accreditation review by the Commission on Dental Accreditation, culminating in a site visit by Commission consultants on April 18-20, 2023.

Downers Grove, IL

Graduate Nursing Students Participate in Transition to Practice Ceremony During National Nurse Practitioner Week

January 17, 2023

In an event similar to Midwestern University’s White Coat Ceremony, the Graduate Nursing Program hosted a Transition to Practice Ceremony on November 13, at the end of the students’ three day intensive.

Glendale, AZ

MWU Chapter of National Student Speech-Language Hearing Association Sponsors Event to Raise Awareness on Aphasia and Strokes

January 13, 2023

Imagine being unable to communicate your wants and needs.

Downers Grove, IL

College of Pharmacy, Glendale Alumni and Friends Reception

Please join us for a celebration of teaching & learning excellence as our Clinician Educators Program celebrates the completion of our 10th and final offering on Friday, February 3rd. This reception is focused on fellowship, networking, and celebrating the challenging but vital work of training and mentoring our current and future colleagues. Our CE programming will spotlight exceptional preceptors and mentors whose impact has been felt far and wide across our community.

Glendale, AZ

Arizona Regional Brain Bee

Join us for this annual neuroscience competition for high school students.

Glendale, AZ

Arizona College of Podiatric Medicine Alumni and Friends Reception

Please join Dr. Jeffrey Jensen, Dean of the Arizona College of Podiatric Medicine, at the Alumni and Friends Reception.

Glendale, AZ

Omega Tau Sigma Pup Strut

5K fun run/walk on campus for MWU and outside community

Glendale, AZ

Brant Sanderfoot

College of Health Sciences Occupational Therapy Program, Class of 2024

I was inspired to pursue a career in the health field because I believe it is a rewarding and fulfilling area of work. Serving and caring for others has always been a passion of mine and I wanted to use my passions in my future career as an Occupational Therapist.

Jesus Peña Nunez

Arizona College of Optometry, Class of 2025

I had the opportunity to work with five different optometrists who have all been Midwestern graduates, and I was able to see the quality of education that the University provides because of the high standards that these doctors uphold.

Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

Physical Therapy Program - Downers Grove

 

Clinical Psychology Program - Downers Grove

 

Master of Biomedical Sciences - Downers Grove

 

Master of Arts in Biomedical Sciences - Downers Grove

 

College of Dental Medicine - Illinois

Students walking by reflecting pond

Diversity Equity & Inclusion


At Midwestern University, diversity, equity, and inclusion are central to our academic life, campus community, and clinical practice. We value and celebrate the diverse backgrounds of each of our students, faculty, staff, alumni, and patients. We strongly believe that a diverse and welcoming campus leads to innovation, creativity, collaboration, and understanding - values that are foundation aspects of healthcare education and patient care delivery. Diversity enriches the educational and employment experience for everyone and is a necessary part of excellence. We embrace open access to education and opportunity for everyone, and we are unequivocal in our support of underrepresented and historically marginalized groups. We also recognize that there is more work to be done. To ensure these ideals are upheld, we have established the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and have committed additional resources to further develop a fully inclusive community.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Policy Statement

Cows from our Animal Health Institute at the Glendale Campus.

One
Health
Initiative

The principles of the One Health Initiative are a core component of our healthcare philosophy. One Health Initiative recognizes that the health of humans is connected to the health of animals and the environment.

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Belltower on IL Campus

Mission
&
Vision

Our mission is to provide you with the tools, the guidance and the support you need to achieve success as a compassionate, skilled, and community-oriented healthcare professional.

Learn more about Our Mission

Mission & Vision + Mission & Vision +
Original CCO Campus

Our
History

Midwestern University has a proud and impressive history. For over a century, Midwestern University has been meeting the educational needs of the healthcare community.

Learn more about Our History

Our History + Our History +
Kathleen H. Goeppinger, Ph.D., President & CEO

Our
Leadership

Our University leaders have one goal in mind: providing the best educational opportunities for students in order to create an outstanding team of healthcare professionals.

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Our Leadership + Our Leadership +
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Two Great Campuses Unlimited Possibilities


We are here to help you succeed. Every step of the way. At Midwestern University, you’ll benefit from hands-on training, expert faculty mentors, and patient-focused programs. No matter which campus you choose, we are ready to help you realize your dream of being a healthcare professional.

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COVID-19
Information

Midwestern University is carefully monitoring the latest developments regarding the coronavirus and has developed a purpose-driven, integrated plan that addresses the safety and security needs of faculty, staff, students, and the community we serve. 

Midwestern University COVID-19 Next Steps

COVID-19 Information + COVID-19 Information +
Covid Vaccine

COVID-19
Cases
on
Campus

Midwestern University has been tracking confirmed cases of COVID-19 on each of our campuses since the first reported case in March of 2020. With the return of students, faculty and staff, we are updating the way we display positive COVID-19 cases in an effort to provide more useful data for our campus community.

COVID-19 Cases on Campus

COVID-19 Cases on Campus + COVID-19 Cases on Campus +
Covid Vaccine

COVID-19
Health
and
Safety
Plan

The health and safety of the Midwestern University community is our highest priority. Our efforts to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus on our campuses and at our clinics have been very effective and were developed by the Midwestern University Response Team in close consultation with national, state, and local public health officials.  

COVID-19 Health and Safety Plan

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