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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.

$1.7
million+

invested in extramural
research projects.

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.

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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.

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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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Students walking by reflecting pond

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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Happening now at Midwestern University

February Community Health Lecture Series

Join Dr. Oliver Grundmann for a discussion on the popular herbal supplement Krantom.

Glendale, AZ

Allison Rushing, D.P.T.

College of Health Sciences, 2012

Being a student at Midwestern University was definitely hard work and fast-paced, but it was not competitive here. Everyone just wanted to help each other and in that aspect it was just really welcoming. People studied together and shared ideas.

Admissions Open House - IL

Visit Midwestern University on Thursday, April 30th at our open house to learn about professional degree programs in Osteopathic Medicine, Pharmacy, Physician Assistant studies, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Clinical Psychology, Biomedical Sciences, Dental Medicine, Speech Language Pathology, Optometry.

Downers Grove, IL

Midwestern Students Partner with Local Agencies to Host Valentine’s Dance

February 13, 2020

More than 50 Midwestern University students recently hosted a Valentine’s Dance on the Downers Grove Campus for approximately 150 clients from the South East Association for Special Parks and Recreation (SEASPAR), the Western DuPage Special Recreation Association (WDSRA), and the West Chicago High School Best Buddies Program.

Downers Grove, IL

DuPage County Coroner Shares Expertise with CCOM Students

February 12, 2020

Students from Midwestern University’s Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine recently welcomed the DuPage County Corner Richard Jorgensen, M.D., FACS to the Downers Grove Campus. Dr. Jorgensen is a vascular surgeon who practiced general and trauma surgery before his election as the DuPage County Coroner in 2012.

Downers Grove, IL

Midwestern University’s Mini-Medical School Open to Community Members

February 11, 2020

Learn more about current topics in healthcare at Midwestern University’s Mini-Medical School.

Downers Grove, IL

Dental Institute Provides Day of Free Dental Care for Veterans

February 10, 2020

On Saturday, February 1st, the Midwestern University Dental Institute opened its doors to provide free dental care and consultations to Valley military veterans.Faculty and students from the Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine-Arizona spent the day providing free dental screenings and routine cleanings to veterans in need.

Glendale, AZ

AZPod Alumni and Friends Reception

A social function held in conjunction with the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery.

Glendale, AZ

Spring Designer Eyewear Show

You're invited to this exclusive one-day event!

Glendale, AZ

MWU Health Sciences Career Day for High Schools

Midwestern University (MWU) invites high schools of the Downers Grove community to join MWU faculty & students for a hands-on program in the professions of medicine and other healthcare opportunities on March 3 and 4, 2019! The event is held from 8:30 AM to 12:15 PM.

Downers Grove, IL

Health Sciences Career Day for High School Students 2020

Join MWU faculty and students for a free hands-on program in science and medicine. Register by December 15, 2019.

Glendale, AZ

Barbara Adams

College of Health Sciences, 2014

I studied to become a podiatrist in part because of my own experiences working at a running shoe store.

Brooke Siesel

College of Health Sciences, 2018

Midwestern University helped me be a practitioner who can utilize my understanding of patients' occupations in therapy in order to help them to live life to the fullest.

Chessa Calabrese

College of Dental Medicine-Illinois, 2015

Not many aspiring dentists have the opportunity to help lead an entire dental program and I jumped at the chance to be a part of it. It's an honor to pave the way and set the bar for future CDMI classes.

Danny Wu

College of Health Sciences, 2011

The faculty members encourage you to participate in class and volunteer opportunities, and they really want you to succeed. It is very engaging for students, and it helped me in my future professional career.

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