Westwood College-Denver South

3150 S Sheridan Blvd, Denver,
CO, 80227-5507
310 students
Private for-profit

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Westwood College is an institution of higher learning dedicated to providing quality, career-focused undergraduate and graduate programs that prepare students with the knowledge, skills, and credentials needed to launch, enhance, or change careers. The College offers broad access to education and serves a diverse, multicultural body of students in an environment that promotes pride, respect, and teamwork. The College's programs are designed to empower students to pursue their individual career goals.
School Highlights:
Westwood College-Denver South serves 310 students (77% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Westwood College-Denver South is one of 4 community colleges within Jefferson County, CO.
The nearest community college is Arapahoe Community College (3.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Westwood College-Denver South Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 310 teachers has declined by 26% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 56:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 13% over five years.
Total Enrollment
310 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
239 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 71 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan 3%
% Asian 2%
% Hawaiian -
% Hispanic 35%
% Black 1%
% White 54%
% Two or more races 5%
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.58

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $13,485 is more than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $13,485 is more than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $13,485 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,485 $10,175
Percent Admitted 76%
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Westwood College was founded in Denver, Colorado in 1953. For many years the school was known as Denver Institute of Technology, offering diploma and degree programs in a variety of technical fields. Since then, Westwood College has expanded to offer its proven approach to career-focused education to a wider array of students. We have degree programs in Business, Design, Computer & Information Technology, Industrial Services, and Healthcare. Today, our schools include seventeen campuses: four in the Southern California area; two in Denver, Colorado; two in Atlanta, Georgia; four in the Chicago area; two in the Arlington/Annadale, Virginia area; two in the Dallas/Fort Worth area; and one in Houston, Texas; and our online campus Westwood Online (offered through the Denver North campus. Westwood Online enable students to complete selected programs without attending campus based courses.) Westwood College Denver South is a campus type setting in the Southwest Denver corridor. Located near the intersection of Hampden and Sheridan, Denver South is a small college environment, offering an intimate class room environment that fosters the faculty-student relationship. Bachelor Degree Programs offered at Westwood's Denver South campus includes Business Adminstration: Concentration in Accounting, Business Administration: Concentration in Marketing & Sales, E-Business Management, Fashion Merchandising, Criminal Justice, Animation, Game Art & Design, Interior Design, Visual Communications and Information Systems Security. Associate Degree Programs includes Computer-Aided Design / Architectural Drafting, Graphic Design & Multimedia and Computer Network Engineering. Diploma Programs includes Medical Assisting. Westwood's Denver South campus is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT).

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