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DuPage Campus

7155 Janes Avenue
Woodridge, IL 60517
Local: 1-630-434-7655
Toll Free: 1-866-721-7647

Westwood College - DuPage Campus is located about 40 minutes southwest of Chicago in Woodridge, Illinois. Our technology labs have been designed to reinforce the core concepts and knowledge of not only the physical components of critical networking components but also virtualization. All of this is paired with instructors who not only have industry experience but a passion for teaching, so our students feel confident that they are learning the skills they need to be successful in their chosen field of study. Our medical labs are set up to simulate the experiences and situations that our students would be experiencing in their professional field.

Westwood College - DuPage Campus includes approximately 30,000 square feet and 18 classrooms. The learning commons, student commons and Career Development Center also house occupational, reference and housing-related materials.

  • Programs

    School of Technology

    School of Healthcare

    School of Design

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

    Download the Illinois Course Catalog for a detailed description of our degree programs.

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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

     

    Driving Directions:
    To reach the campus exit Interstate 355 at 75th Street, travel east to Woodward Avenue. Turn north on Woodward Avenue to 71st Street. Turn west on 71st Street and drive over the interstate. The campus is the first building on your left-hand side.

  • Campus Life

    The Westwood College - DuPage Campus offers a variety of clubs and activities to enhance student life. Among them:*

    • Student appreciation (each term)
    • Finals Bash (each term)
    • Campus visits by guest speakers and potential employers
    • Career development workshops (twice per term)

    There are also a number of amenities for students to enjoy in close proximity to campus, including:

    • A variety of restaurants
    • Movie theaters
    • Bowling alleys
    • Miniature golf
    • Professional golf courses
    • Retail stores such as Sam's Club, Wal-Mart, Home Depot, Office Max, Office Depot, Kohl's, Best Buy, Gap, and J.C. Penney In addition, there are shopping malls, golf clubs, professional and semi-professional sports team and museums just a half-hour drive from campus.

    Choosing a work-related educational program at Westwood is a smart decision that can help you start or enhance your career.

    *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.

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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.

  • Employers

    Westwood has prepared our Chicago Dupage Campus graduates for careers with employers such as:

    • Advocate Health Care
    • Aerotek
    • Aurora Pain Clinic
    • Automated Logic Corporation
    • Blackline Consulting Group
    • Department of Veterans Affairs
    • DuPage County Circuit Clerk
    • Erickson Amusements
    • Hyatt Regency O'Hare
    • Infogiz
    • Insight Global
    • Level Construction
    • Management Consulting Services, Inc.
    • Metro Bank Group
    • Resurrection Healthcare
    • Summit Marketing
    • Sunrise Senior Living

    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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    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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    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 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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    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 donates $10,000 to A Better Chicago in honor of 2012 Westwood Success program

    Program recognizes 100 Westwood College alumni, including 18 from Chicagoland, for completing degrees and finding fulfilling careers despite personal challenges.

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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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    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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    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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    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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    2010 Inspire thru attire t-shirt design contest

    Congratulations to the winners of the Inspire Thru Attire T-shirt Design Contest. We had such a strong showing, over 250 artwork submissions; it's a 3 way tie! After five semi-finalists were chosen, online voting determined the grand prize winners. The theme was “The Power of Education”. See the winning art here...

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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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    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 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 Students Selected As Finalists for the Face of Chicago at the Latino Film Festival

    Four Westwood Chicago Loop Students were selected as finalists for becoming the Face of the 23rd Annual Chicago Latino Film Festival.

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    Westwood College Instructor, Don Evans, Publishes His First Novel

    Westwood College Chicago O'Hare instructor and former sports reported for the Chicago Sun Time, Don Evans, publishes his first novel, "Good Money After Bad."

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