Calwest University (Calwest) aims at providing affordable high-quality education to its students, so as they can work towards attaining a recognized degree at a fraction of the costs usually associated with such degree programs.
The major rationale of establishing Calwest was to value-add and give students following world-class courses run under MOOC philosophies a degree pathway with assessment of such courses. Calwest hopes to cater to student in areas of the world in which, prior to the advent of MOOC, such opportunities were not available; so as they can work towards attaining a recognized degree at a fraction of the costs usually associated with such degree programs.
As such, the mission of Calwest is to make higher education affordable and accessible to a broader audience in order to contribute to fight the ever growing global digital divide. Calwest believes that higher education shall no longer be a privilege of a few. Talent shall be the prime determination of a career. Thus, Calwest fully utilizes the benefits of the internet and the advent of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs); and passes cost-reductions to its students by offering courses and programs at very-low prices.