MWU at a Glance

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Midwestern University consists of the following colleges:

  • Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • College of Pharmacy, Downers Grove
  • College of Health Sciences-Illinois
  • College of Graduate Studies-Illinois
  • College of Dental Medicine-Illinois
  • Chicago College of Optometry
  • Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • College of Pharmacy, Glendale
  • College of Dental Medicine-Arizona
  • College of Health Sciences-Arizona
  • College of Graduate Studies-Arizona
  • Arizona College of Optometry
  • College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Arizona College of Podiatric Medicine

Our history, which has been guided by our mission to provide the best in health education, tells the story of amazing accomplishment and professional leadership.


Midwestern University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1413.

To review accreditation, approval, or licensing documentation, please contact the Office of Accreditation & Support Services at 630/515-7322.


The two Midwestern University campuses each afford you unlimited opportunities by their proximity to large metropolitan areas. Our Downers Grove, Illinois Campus, with 105 acres boasting innovative facilities, nestles serenely in a wooded setting 25 miles west of downtown Chicago. Our Glendale, Arizona Campus, a 156-acre location that includes state-of-the-art facilities in a peaceful setting, is just 15 miles northwest of downtown Phoenix.


Enrollment for both campuses for the 2022-2023 academic year exceeds 6,600 students and includes approximately 1,850 osteopathic medical students, 720 pharmacy students, 1,140 dental medicine students, 500 optometry students, 500 veterinary students, 140 podiatry students, 1,460 College of Health Sciences students, and 250 College of Graduate Studies students.

Academic Support

To help our students manage their academic responsibilities, we provide a variety of support, study, and tutorial programs.

Student Life

Believing that well-rounded individuals make more caring healthcare professionals, we offer our students a variety of social, academic, and personal enrichment activities.

Financial Aid

The Financial Aid Office helps coordinate three types of resources: scholarships and grants, employment programs, and loans. The Office automatically mails a financial aid packet to accepted students who return a signed matriculation agreement and submit their initial deposit.

For specific questions, contact MWU's Financial Aid Offices.

  • Downers Grove: 630-515-6101
  • Glendale: 623-572-3321

Nonprofit Status

Midwestern University is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Contact Midwestern University

555 31st Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515

19555 North 59th Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85308

Midwestern University provides equality of opportunity in its educational programs for all persons, maintains nondiscriminatory admission policies, and considers for admission all qualified students regardless of race, color, gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, disability, status as a veteran, age, pregnancy status, or marital status.


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