West Hills Community College

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School Overview

West Hills Community College, more commonly known as West Hills College (WHC), is a two-year community college located in city of Coalinga that serves the higher education and career training needs of students and professionals living in and around the San Joaquin Valley in Northern California. WHC has two campuses, one in Coalinga and another in the city of Lemoore. Established in 1932, Coalinga is the college’s flagship campus and has about 1,300 students. The Lemoore campus, established in 2002, has a total annual enrollment of approximately 3,100 students. WHC also offers courses at the Lemoore Naval Air Station and through a learning center in Firebauch.

WHC is one of only a handful of community colleges that have residential dormitories and offer on-campus housing for students. As a residential institution, WHC is able to attract international students from many foreign countries. WHC has a well known program for International students and offers ESL programs designed tailored to students who’s first language is not English. While West Hills technical only offers associate degrees and certificates, through a partnership with California State University–Fresno and Fresno Pacific University, WHC students are able to earn a four-year bachelor’s degree at the Lemoore campus via video conference.

Unlike many community colleges that are nationally accredited, West Hills is a fully and regionally accredited institution. It is accredited through the Western Assocation of Schools and College of the Higher Learning Commission.

In addition to an exceptional academic offering, WHC sponsors several athletic teams and sports, including baseball, basketball, football, volleyball, golf, soccer, cross country and softball.

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: 3,023

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,844

Setting

Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Open admission


College 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

Degree levels 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 Community College District Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(559) 934-2180
Website:www.westhillscollege.com
Type of School:0
Apply Online:www.westhillscollege.com
Address:9900 Cody Street, Coalinga, CA 93210
Setting:32
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:0
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:0 (0% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$0
Out-of-state Tuition:$0
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$0

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

West Hills Community College District Programs

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* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

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Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
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Out-of-state$0
Books and supplies$0

Graduate Student Tuition

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Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

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Any student financial aid0%
Grant or scholarship aid0%$0
Student loan aid0%$0

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid0%$0
Federal student loans0%$0

Admissions & Enrollment

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Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

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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 Community College District Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment0
Undergraduate enrollment0
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

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Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

West Hills Community College District Accreditation

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