West Hills College Coalinga

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School Overview

West Hills College, locally referred to as WHC, is a 2-year public college located in the San Joaquin Valley. The college offers various certificate and undergraduate degree programs. The college includes two campuses, the main campus in Coalinga, which serves about 1,200 students annually, and another in Lemoore, with approximately 3,200 students. The college also offers classes at the Lemoore Naval Air Station in Firebaugh.

General Information

Admission Office

300 Cherry Lane

Coalinga, CA 93210

(559) 934-2300

(800) 266-1114

Fax: (559) 935-2788



Contact: Keith Stearns

Director of Academic & Information Systems
Main Address

300 Cherry Lane

Coalinga, CA 93210

(559) 934-2000

www.westhillscollege.com
Size

Total undergrads: 3,926

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,005

Setting

Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

A note about the college’s admission requirements: 7-12 students admitted with parental permission and principal of the educational institution recommendation as special students.

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $501 $501 $624 $624 0.00%
Books and Supplies $2,000 $2,500 $2,500 $2,500 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $5,296 $5,700 $5,700 $7,260 +27.37%
Other $2,200 $2,500 $2,500 $2,500 0.00%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $5,700 $6,000 $6,000 $6,000 0.00%
Other $3,000 $3,500 $3,500 $3,500 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $9,997 $11,201 $11,324 $12,884 +13.78%
In-state Off Campus $11,201 $12,501 $12,624 $12,624 0.00%
In-state with Family $2,501 $3,001 $3,124 $3,124 0.00%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 174 79%
Grant or scholarship aid 174 79% $627,503 $3,606
• Federal grants 129 59% $450,298 $3,491
• Pell grants 129 59% $441,498 $3,422
• Other federal grants 36 16% $8,800 $244
State and local government grant or scholarships 129 59% $122,406 $949
Institutional scholarships or grants 68 31% $54,799 $806
Student loan financial aid 38 17% $145,634 $3,832
• Federal student loans 38 17% $145,634 $3,832
• Other student loans 0 0% $0

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 198 133
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 17 6
Accounting Technology/technician and Bookkeeping 1
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General 2 5
Business Administration and Management, General 15
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Radio and Television 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2 4
Data Entry/microcomputer Applications, General 2 4
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 49 96
Health/medical Preparatory Programs, Other 4
Psychiatric/mental Health Services Technician 45 96
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 14
Corrections 2
Criminal Justice/police Science 12
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 93 11
Humanities/humanistic Studies 6
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 87 11
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General 8
Biological and Physical Sciences 8
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education/fitness, General
Psychology 5
Psychology, General 5
Social Sciences 3
Geography
Social Sciences, General 3
Visual and Performing Arts 2 1
Art/art Studies, General 1
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General 1
Technical Theatre/theatre Design and Technology 1
Work and Family Studies 5 14
Child Care Provider/assistant 5 14
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business A
Agriculture – General A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Commercial/Advertising Art A,C
Fine/Studio Arts A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A,C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Information Processing/Data Entry A,C
Management Information Systems A,C
Office Clerical Services A,C

Communications & Journalism

Communication, General A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – Specific Applications A,C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Information Sciences/Systems C

Education

Early Childhood Education A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Health Services – General A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Psychology

Psychology – General A

Security & Protective Services

Police Science A

Social Sciences

Criminology A
Geography A
Social Sciences – General A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

West Hills College-Coalinga Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(559) 934-2000
Website:www.westhillscollege.com
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:www.westhillscollege.com
Address:300 Cherry Lane, Coalinga, CA 93210
Setting:32
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:3,584
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,300 (36% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$1,380
Out-of-state Tuition:$8,190
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:88%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,509

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

West Hills College-Coalinga Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at West Hills College-Coalinga.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences11
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services44
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences11
Health Professions and Related Programs12
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities22
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Physical Sciences1
Psychology1
Social Sciences2
Transportation and Materials Moving1
Visual and Performing Arts12
Grand total1224

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at West Hills College-Coalinga.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Grand total1

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at West Hills College-Coalinga and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$1,380
Out-of-state$8,190
Books and supplies$1,790

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid24688%
Grant or scholarship aid24488%$5,509
Student loan aid4315%$5,592

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,45555%$4,100
Federal student loans1676%$5,739

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for West Hills College-Coalinga. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled West Hills College-Coalinga students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

West Hills College-Coalinga Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment3,584
Undergraduate enrollment3,584
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

West Hills College-Coalinga Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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