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Denver North Campus

7350 North Broadway
Denver, CO 80221
Local: 1-303-650-5050

The Westwood College – Denver North Campus is located in view of the majestic Rocky Mountains. Denver North is Westwood's flagship campus with strong roots in the Denver community and employment market. Students have easy access to the downtown business districts, cultural activities and the I-36 high-tech corridor.

Arriving at the Denver North Campus, you'll find a highly diverse student population, an educational staff regarded as industry experts in their chosen fields, and an outstanding academic environment. Ongoing student activities such as industry guest speakers, art exhibits, job fairs, the 9NEWS Health Fair and themed celebrations are all part of the campus culture. Come see us for a tour and learn more about how we can help you launch an exciting career in one of many high-demand fields.

Skiing, hiking, and other recreational mountain sports are available within an hour's drive. And for sports fans, the campus is located within 10 minutes of major professional venues for the Denver Broncos, the Colorado Avalanche, the Denver Nuggets, and the Colorado Rockies! Denver's nightlife hub, LoDo (“lower downtown”), is only 15 minutes away. Part-time jobs, excellent shopping, and personal business services are all available close to the campus.

  • Programs

    School of Technology

    School of Healthcare

    School of Business

    School of Design

    School of Justice

    School of Industrial Services

    Not all programs are offered every term. Check with the campus for current program offerings.

    Download our course catalog for a for details on our degree programs and our addendum for updated tuition and fee information.

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    Our graduates receive hands-on, career-focused training. Don't wait another day; start transforming your life into the one you've always wanted.

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    Did You Know?

    Our fast-track approach can help you earn your associate degree in as little as 17 months or your bachelor's degree in as little as three years.

  • Maps & Transportation

     

    This Colorado campus is extremely convenient for commuters and for students who take advantage of off-campus collegiate housing.

    Driving Directions
    The campus is located near the intersection of Interstate 25 and the Boulder Turnpike, making it accessible from all around the metro area. Major cross streets are Broadway and Conifer.  Plenty of parking is available at no cost to students.

    Public Transportation
    Transportation to the campus is convenient, with an RTD bus stop right across the street. Many students utilize Route 88. Additional information on bus routes can be found at www.rtd-denver.com.

  • Campus Life

    At Westwood College - Denver North Campus, our degree programs have excellent facilities, including:

    • Two complete medical labs
    • Three video-gaming labs
    • A criminal justice suite, complete with a courtroom lab
    • A six-bay NATEF- and ASE-certified automotive shop
    • A well-appointed interior design lab
    • Two CISCO® networking labs (note: the campus is an approved CISCO Networking Academy®)

    There is also a campus café where students can grab a quick lunch or dinner while studying; learning commons; and a tutoring lab in our 80,000-square-foot, fully enclosed campus.
     
    Ongoing campus activities, awards and clubs include:*

    • Gaming tournaments
    • On-campus job fairs
    • Perfect attendance awards
    • Graduation ceremonies
    • Alpha Beta Kappa Honor Society
    • President’s List and Dean's List
    • Presidential luncheons and dinners
    • And other events throughout the year to enhance campus life

    Students participate in various community service learning projects such as homeland security events, 9NEWS Health Fairs, and the 2008 Democratic National Convention. Westwood also sponsors annual events such as Lance Armstrong's Race for the Cure and election polling.

    *More information on student activities can be found in the student services section of the course catalogs


    Request More Information

    Our graduates receive hands-on, career-focused training. Don't wait another day; start transforming your life into the one you've always wanted.

    request information

    Did You Know?

    Our fast-track approach can help you earn your associate degree in as little as 17 months or your bachelor's degree in as little as three years.

  • Employers

    Westwood has prepared our Denver North Campus graduates for careers with employers such as:

    • Backflip Studios
    • Callvada Surveying
    • Caterpillar Logistics
    • CBeyond Communications
    • Denver Indian Health Family Services
    • Department of Veteran Affairs
    • Guardian Health Care
    • Infiniti of Denver
    • ISC Corporation
    • Kaiser Permanente
    • Karcher North America
    • Level 3 Communication
    • Microsoft/Bing
    • Rocky Mountain Pre-stress
    • Spectra Logic
    • Sungard
    • Sunrise Senior Living
    • T-Mobile, USA, Inc.
    • Trizetto
    • Trustwave Holdings, Inc.
    • Veriant Solutions

    Westwood College tracks the initial employers of its graduates for accreditation purposes. This list represents a partial list of employers of graduates from this program, drawn from across the Westwood campus system, and contains employers of Westwood College graduates from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013. It is not intended to represent an endorsement of Westwood College by the listed employers.

    Comprehensive employment information for graduates from each campus is available.
  • Faculty Bios

    Westwood takes great pride in its faculty and their accomplishments, employing educators who bring years of practical industry and academic experience to the classroom. They are dedicated to giving students the hands-on experience, real-world preparation, and one-on-one attention required to succeed in today’s competitive career environment. Meet some of our faculty by visiting our faculty spotlight page and selecting your campus or field of interest.
  • News

    Read about the most recent happenings on Facebook, see what we've been tweeting about or check out our College and Career blog for interesting resources. Our most recent news stories are listed right here:
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    Westwood College featured on MSN Money

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    Westwood College graduate is one of five students nationwide to receive APSCU’s GREAT award

    Guillermo De La Riva was selected from more than 180 nominations for the 2014 award.

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    Unveiled learning lab to push Westwood College's new dental assisting associate degree program to industry forefront

    On Friday, February 7, Westwood College unveiled its new premier dental learning lab at the Denver North Campus.

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    Westwood College introduces new dental assisting associate degree program

    Program gives students in-depth career training in booming Colorado industry.

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    Westwood College to host major video gamers event Dec. 7

    WWE Diva Maria Kanellis, new games, tournament play and more highlight "Fighter Frenzy" opening of SuperCon 2K gamers series.

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    Westwood College introduces new scholarship and reward program

    100% of Westwood College students eligible for at least one of 11 institutional scholarships or rewards.

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    New Westwood technology program gives students in-depth training for specialized career fields

    Westwood College today unveiled a new Information Technology (IT) program designed to provide students with the latest hands-on skills they need for meaningful employment in computer networking upon graduation.

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    Westwood College's national "Good Works" service program raises $25,000 for community groups

    Faculty and staff from Westwood College recently hit the streets on a mission to do "Good Works" by helping more than 38 local community organizations throughout the U.S.

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    Westwood College launches national "Good Works" community service program

    Month-long program to raise up to $25,000 in donations, serve 5,000 volunteer hours.

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    Members of congress welcome Westwood College during Hill Day

    Westwood students visit U.S. Capital offices and discuss the face of career colleges.

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    Westwood College connects Game Art and Game Software Development students with industry professionals through "Fighter Frenzy" event

    Gaming tournament produced by Colorado Cutthroat Connection and hosted at Westwood College campus provided networking opportunities.

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    Westwood College student designs winning logo for APSCU convention & exposition

    Sughey Abreu De Hernandez wins grand prize in logo contest for Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities.

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    Westwood College takes on larger role in strategic direction of private sector colleges

    Committee appointments by Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities reinforce partnership between college and trade organization

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    Colorado representative Scott Tipton visits Westwood College and sees hands-on learning in action

    Students, faculty, staff and area employer join Congressman in tour.

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    Westwood College students create a path to job success in a challenging economy

    Eric Lovett named 2012 recipient of the $10,000 Platinum PATH Scholarship.

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    Westwood College faculty and staff recognized by CACCS

    Four faculty and staff members of Westwood’s Denver campuses honored by the Colorado Association of Career Colleges and Schools.

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    Two Westwood College students recognized in CACCS "Student of the Year" awards

    Colorado Association of Career Colleges and Schools names Denise Gray and Don Heflin as top students in "Specialized Trades" category.

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    Westwood College announces graduate success stories

    Alumni recognized for completing degrees and using hands-on skills to find fulfilling careers despite personal and economic challenges.

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    Westwood College staff volunteers more than 400 hours in support of ACICS Centennial We SERVE Community Service Week

    Central Administration staff donated time to Food Bank of the Rockies, Junior Achievement and others.

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    American Furniture Warehouse CEO Jake Jabs offers Westwood College students tips on how to succeed in business.

    Jabs to keynote Westwood College’s July 27 commencement ceremony.

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    Mayor Michael B. Hancock, Westwood College, KidsTek and Denver Public Schools Celebrate Pioneering Program at High Tech Early College

    Public, Private and Nonprofit Partnership Empowers Denver High School Students to Excel in Technology-Focused Education and Prepare for 21st Century Workforce

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    Denver Mayor Michael Hancock challenges Westwood College graduates: "Expect more, take steps to better yourself and be part of the solution"

    During Westwood College's commencement ceremony on Dec. 16, Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock challenged more than 150 graduates to find passion in their new careers. He also thanked them for being part of the solution to improve the workforce and the region's ability to support and attract new businesses.

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    Westwood College suggests looking beyond the course catalog when considering colleges

    Offering hands-on experience and access to industry leaders can prove to be invaluable to a student's education and eventual job search.

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    Westwood College and KidsTek partner to deliver technology equipment and work-ready skills to DPS high school students

    North High School and High Tech Early College students to start on path to graduate high school with Cisco networking certification and college credits.

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    Alta Colleges Inc. named to 2011 CIO 100 list

    CIO magazine’s 24th annual CIO 100 awards recognize IT excellence

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    Westwood College introduces Employment Pledge

    Reinforces commitment to preparing students for future careers.

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    Alta College honors top educators through excellence in education awards

    Alta College, Inc., the parent company of Westwood College and Redstone College, announced today the winners of its annual Excellence in Education Awards. With these awards, three top educators are nationally recognized for their outstanding achievements and dedication to excellence both inside and outside of the classroom.

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    Westwood College Partners with Employers to Enrich Opportunities for Students and Graduates

    Employers provide guidance through Program Advisory Committees

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    Westwood College Announces the 2011 PATH to Success Scholarship Program

    Westwood College is proud to announce the 2011 PATH to Success Scholarships which honors the vision and commitment of Westwood students. The purpose of this scholarship is to reward students who are taking control of their future through dedicated career planning and action.

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    Colorado Commission on Higher Education Grants Westwood College ‘Full Authorization’

    Decision removes probationary order against Denver campuses

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    Westwood College announces the Westwood 100

    Denver, Feb. 11, 2011 – Westwood College is pleased to announce the Westwood 100, Volume 1 – a collection of personal success stories from 100 Westwood College alumni. These Westwood 100 graduates proudly tell their stories of how they have transformed their lives and found a fulfilling career by obtaining their college degree.

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    Westwood College offers tuition-free alumni retraining to graduates

    School’s mission is to encourage lifelong learning.

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    Westwood College Students Ready to Meet Demand for IT Jobs

    Lead Faculty Clay Chandler, featured in the Denver Business Journal, talks about Westwood College’s Cisco Networking program and the increase in job opportunities in the IT field.

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    Congratulations to 2010 PATH to Success Scholarships Winners!

    Thanks to the more than 325 Westwood students who participated in the 2010 PATH to Success Scholarships competition. The focus of the annual scholastic award program is to reward students who are self-motivated, have a career plan and are taking steps to get a job in their field after college.

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    Westwood College Takes Immediate, Decisive Actions Following Senate Committee Hearing and GAO Investigation

    Chief executive drives college to be a leader in the private-sector college industry by implementing new initiatives on compliance, transparency and the student experience.

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    Westwood College Students More Satisfied than Others Reports 2010 Noel-Levitz Survey

    Westwood College today announced that its students are more satisfied with their college experience than their counterparts in a comparison group of almost 125 private four‐year colleges and universities. The independent student survey was performed by Noel‐Levitz, a nationally recognized consulting firm specializing in higher education research and strategic planning.

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    Denver North Campus Triumphs in the State FBLA Competition

    Congratulations to everyone who participated in the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) state competition earlier this month. The Westwood Business Club competitors made an excellent showing, placing in a several events. Those achieving first and second places in their events are eligible to compete in the National Competition in Nashville in July.

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    2009 Excellence in Education Awards: Honoring Our Outstanding Educators

    Members of the Alta senior leadership team, campus presidents, deans and honorees gathered for a special ceremony in Denver on April 22 to recognize outstanding faculty members for their dedication to excellence. Our annual Excellence in Education awards honors top educators both at the campus and the national level in six categories: Community Service, Committee Service, Program Leadership, Faculty of the Year, Provost and Dean of the Year. Our winners embody the vision of the ideal educator, one who adds value through contributions not only to students, but also to the campus, the entire institution and the community.

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    Westwood College Expands CISCO Networking Academy To Meet Growing IT Needs

    Denver, CO – Westwood College - Denver North Campus (www.westwood.edu) announced that it expanded its Cisco Networking Academy with an updated three-year bachelor’s program. Information Technology: Major in CISCO Network Systems now offers a specialized approach in advanced certifications taught by certified Cisco Network professionals. Other Cisco-related degree programs taught at Westwood College have seen 95 percent of graduates finding jobs in their field of study.

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    Westwood College Helps Veterans Combat The Rising Costs Of College Tuition Through The Yellow Ribbon Program

    Program Closes the Gap between VA Benefits and the Actual Cost of Most Colleges

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    Westwood College Introduces New And Updated Degree Programs To Help Launch Graduates Into In-Demand Industries

    To help meet the needs of a fast-changing world, Westwood College (www.westwood.edu) has updated its Information Technology: Major in Cisco Network Systems program and is launching two new programs – Information Technology: Major in Computer Forensics and Paralegal. These new and updated programs are now available and prepare graduates to hit the ground running with job skills in growing fields.

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    Westwood College Featured as an Option for I.T. and Cisco Career Training

    In celebration of Cisco Networking Academy's 10th Anniversary, Governor Ritter's office held a press briefing today featuring the Colorado Community College System, the Colorado Department of Education, Westwood College and others.

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    Westwood College Students Learn More Than Politics While Working With Cisco At The Democratic National Convention

    DENVER, COLO. (BUSINESS WIRE) - Westwood College today announced that eight of its Cisco(R) Networking Academy(R) students have been selected to help install and support the vast communications infrastructure for the Democratic National Convention (DNC).

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Featured program: Automotive Technology

Automotive TechnologyDo you want to work with your hands and learn to fix the vehicles we rely upon every day? A Westwood degree in automotive technology teaches you the essential skills to turn a hobby into a career, and will prepare through hands-on classes and labs that model the workplace. Our curriculum has been evaluated by members of the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation and is designed to meet the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence standards.

Additional accreditation and affiliations:
The Automotive program is accredited and evaluated by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NAFEF) and meet the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence standards of quality for the training of automobile technicians.

The Denver North Campus is approved for veteran’s education benefits by the Colorado State Approving Agency.