West Hills Community College: Narrative Description

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300 Cherry Ln.
Coalinga, CA 93210-1399
Tel: (559)934-2000; 800-266-1114; Admissions: (559)934-3204; Fax: (559)934-1511; Web Site: http://www.westhillscollege.com/

Description: State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of California Community College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1932. Setting: 193-acre small town campus. Total enrollment: 4,344. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 20:1. 2,034 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 1,828 students, 61% women, 39% men. Part-time: 2,516 students, 65% women, 35% men. Students come from 25 states and territories, 5 other countries, 1% Native American, 45% Hispanic, 6% black, 6% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 48% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs. Off campus study at Central California Consortium. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Option: early admission. Recommended: high school transcript. Placement: SAT I or ACT recommended. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous. Preference given to district residents.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $0 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $3576 full-time, $148 per unit part-time. Mandatory fees: $432 full-time, $18 per unit part-time. College room and board: $5000.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. West Hills Community College Library with 32,000 books and 210 serials. 82 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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