Westwood College South Bay: Review & Facts

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Westwood College South Bay is a very small four-year, private for-profit school with 660 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 2002 and is one of the 5 schools located in Torrance, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
20
Fair
1-year certificate, associate's degree, and bachelor's degree are offered at Westwood College South Bay.

Westwood College South Bay follows a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and has 20 majors. The most popular concentrations are Criminal Justice, Management, Medical Assistant, Business, and Graphic Design and Animation. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.


Student Retention
54%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Westwood College South Bay is low at 54% (way below California average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Westwood College South Bay is below average - 56%.

Student to faculty ratio at Westwood College South Bay is reasonably decent - 18:1.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$15,500
High
Average tuition costs are fairly high, about $15,200 annually. The additional fees at Westwood College South Bay beyond tuition are nearly $300, which makes it a total of $15,500 a year.

Read the details about Westwood College South Bay additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
62%
As reported in recent data, 202 applications were submitted and 126 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get admitted at this school.

The college will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Westwood College South Bay is $50.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Westwood College South Bay and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (310) 965-0888 or check Westwood College South Bay Website.

Opportunities and Services



ROTC
Available
No
Westwood College South Bay offers a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Westwood College South Bay, 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.

Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at Westwood College South Bay.

Westwood College South Bay Location and Maps



Post Address: Westwood College South Bay, 19700 S. Vermont Avenue, Suite 100, Torrance, California 90502, USA
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