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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

2021 AZ College of Health Sciences Commencement

The College of Health Sciences (CHS) will hold its fall commencement ceremony Thursday, August 26th at 9:30 AM. For more graduation information, please be sure to visit www.midwestern.edu/commencement.xml.

Glendale, AZ

Midwestern University Statement

July 27, 2021

While we support informed discourse about all healthcare-related matters, we also embrace the life and health-sparing technology that vaccines have brought to both humans and animals. This view is supported by our curricular objectives in all applicable courses. Of relevance to the current pandemic, we have strongly recommended our students and employees all be immunized with the current COVID-19 vaccines. We have embraced COVID-19 vaccination to the effect that 86% of our campus is now vaccinated. Also of note, we have hosted a COVID-19 vaccination clinic we called Operation Hope, in which nearly 17,000 persons have been vaccinated. We still offer COVID-19 vaccines in our clinic and are strongly encouraging our new incoming students to be vaccinated before joining the Midwestern University community. Obviously, Midwestern University supports vaccination in general - and specifically, COVID-19 vaccines.

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Message and Information on COVID-19 Vaccines

Midwestern University Awards Spirit of Service Scholarships

July 27, 2021

Midwestern University is pleased to announce recipients of the institution’s Spirit of Service Scholarships for the 2021-2022 academic year.

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Midwestern University Statement

July 27, 2021

While we support informed discourse about all healthcare-related matters, we also embrace the life and health-sparing technology that vaccines have brought to both humans and animals. This view is supported by our curricular objectives in all applicable courses. Of relevance to the current pandemic, we have strongly recommended our students and employees all be immunized with the current COVID-19 vaccines. We have embraced COVID-19 vaccination to the effect that 86% of our campus is now vaccinated. Also of note, we have hosted a COVID-19 vaccination clinic we called Operation Hope, in which nearly 17,000 persons have been vaccinated. We still offer COVID-19 vaccines in our clinic and are strongly encouraging our new incoming students to be vaccinated before joining the Midwestern University community. Obviously, Midwestern University supports vaccination in general - and specifically, COVID-19 vaccines.

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Students Get Peek at Optometry Program at CCO

July 01, 2021

Midwestern University’s Chicago College of Optometry (CCO) held its 3rd Annual Summer Eye Experience (SEE) program on the Downers Grove Campus for 30 college students and recent graduates interested in pursuing a career in optometry. Students representing 14 different states attended the three-day program that took place in June.

Downers Grove, IL

2021 AZ College of Health Sciences Commencement

The College of Health Sciences (CHS) will hold its fall commencement ceremony Thursday, August 26th at 9:30 AM. For more graduation information, please be sure to visit www.midwestern.edu/commencement.xml.

Glendale, AZ

CCOM Class of 1971 Virtual Reunion

This memorable and meaningful time together will give you a unique opportunity to hear an update from your alma mater you hold so dear, but more importantly, provide you time to connect and share stories new and old with your classmates.

Downers Grove, IL

CCOM Class of 1996 Virtual Reunion

This memorable and meaningful time together will give you a unique opportunity to hear an update from your alma mater you hold so dear, but more importantly, provide you time to connect and share stories new and old with your classmates.

Downers Grove, IL

Celine Gabai, O.D.

Arizona College of Optometry, 2017

I use my clan and kinship terms with my patients to make them feel welcome and more at ease.

Caitlyn Albano

College of Health Sciences, Clinical Psychology, 2024

I fell in love with the school’s atmosphere and the energy it had. It was honestly one of my most challenging and memorable interview experiences, and it gave me the ability to meet a lot of the faculty and get a sense of the true environment there.

Message and Information on COVID-19 Vaccines

Safely on Campus

 

Stay Safe - Healthy Distance

 

Stay Safe - Three Things We Can Do

Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

Physical Therapy Program - Downers Grove

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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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 +
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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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

COVID-19 Health and Safety Plan + COVID-19 Health and Safety Plan +

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