International University of the East (IUE) is a private, nonprofit, nonsectarian, educational institution of higher learning offering graduate, undergraduate, and certificate programs, located in Los Angeles, California. IUE is located next to Los Angeles downtown.
The University is owned and operated by OM Meditation Center, Inc., a nonprofit religious organization. The University, at this time, does not have branch campuses or distance education.
Although IUE admits students regardless of religious affiliation, the University’s mission is permeated in Buddhist history, practices, and traditions and has a mission to prepare students for Buddhist Studies and living.
The University strives to educate the whole person within the philosophical principles of “Om Buddhism stressing the values and the wisdom inherent in Buddhism. In recognizing the modus operandi of the university’s community, it also strives to cultivate and understanding and appreciation of Eastern and Western cultures in the educational process.