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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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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

Holiday Concert

Join us for a free holiday concert featuring the Arizona Winds Premiere Concert Band. This annual family program will feature a variety of band favorites, plus a holiday sing-along!

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.

CDMA Students Volunteer to "Give Kids a Smile"

October 31, 2019

On Saturday, October 19, Midwestern University’s College of Dental Medicine-Arizona and the Midwestern University Dental Institute hosted Give Kids a Smile, part of the nationwide initiative to provide children with much-needed dental care at no cost to families. Over 200 patients aged 6 to 14 received free screenings and treatments including cleanings, sealants, fillings, and extractions – more than 720 procedures representing nearly $29,000 worth of free dental care.

Glendale, AZ

Mini-Medical School Open to Community Members

October 15, 2019

The Mini-Medical School is a four-week medical education program open to community members (adult, college, and high school students).

Downers Grove, IL

Speech-Language Students Show Support at Apraxia Walk

October 15, 2019

The Midwestern University Speech-Language Pathology Program and the Midwestern University chapter of the National Student Speech-Language and Hearing Association (NSSLHA) was a proud sponsor and participant of Chicago’s annual Walk for Apraxia on September 22, 2019.

Downers Grove, IL

CCP/CPG Alumni and Friends Reception

A social function held in conjunction with the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition

Midwestern University

SLP Open House

On Thursday, December 12th, the program of Speech Language Pathology invites all prospective students to campus for an information session with faculty and current students.

Downers Grove, IL

Arizona Regional Brain Bee

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

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

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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