West Los Angeles College: Narrative Description

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4800 Freshman Dr.
Culver City, CA 90230-3519
Tel: (310)287-4200; Admissions: (310)287-4255; Fax: (310)841-0396; Web Site: http://www.wlac.cc.ca.us/

Description: State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Los Angeles Community College District System. Awards transfer associate and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1969. Setting: 69-acre urban campus with easy access to Los Angeles. Total enrollment: 9,800. Students come from 20 states and territories, 76% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs. ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Option: early admission. Recommended: high school transcript. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 8/16.

Costs Per Year: State resident tuition: $0 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $3576 full-time. Mandatory fees: $470 full-time.

Collegiate Environment: Choral group. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols. College housing not available. 51,000 books and 400 serials.

Community Environment: Culver City is an industrial and residential city located near Los Angeles. The world's largest motion picture studio, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, was located here, as well as the Desilu Studios. All forms of transportation serve the area; Los Angeles International Airport is near. Churches of all major denominations are in the area; there are excellent shopping facilities available.

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