West Los Angeles College: Review & Facts

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West Los Angeles College is a large two-year, public school with 10,590 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1969 and is one of the 3 colleges and schools located in Culver City, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
39
West Los Angeles College will give you the opportunity to obtain a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

WLAC implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 39 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Work and Family Studies, Paralegal, Flight and Aviation, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
63%
West Los Angeles College student retention rate is relatively low at 63% (way below California average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at West Los Angeles College is very low - 16%. Approximately 19% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at West Los Angeles College is quite disappointing - 39:1. Learn more details about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,300
Average tuition costs are low - about $6,200 per year. The additional fees at WLAC not covered by tuition are about $100; this comes to a total of $6,300 per year.

Read the details about West Los Angeles College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at West Los Angeles College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (310) 287-4200 or check West Los Angeles College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B-
West Los Angeles College offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at WLAC, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Currently there is no on-campus housing at West Los Angeles College.

Based on the college crime numbers, West Los Angeles College seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

West Los Angeles College Location and Maps



Post Address: West Los Angeles College, 9000 Overland Avenue, Culver City, California 90230-3519, USA
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