Westwood College - Denver South

3150 S Sheridan Blvd, Denver
CO, 80227-5507
Tel: 3039341122
601 students
Private, for profit

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School Highlights:
Westwood College - Denver South serves 601 students (85% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the community college average of 31:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% 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 Colorado Heights University (1.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 75% over five years.
Westwood College - Denver South Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private, for profit Public
Instructional Staff Total 35 staff
41 staff
Westwood College - Denver South Total Faculty (2006-2011)

Student Body

The student population of 601 teachers has grown by 43% 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
601 students
1,287 students
Westwood College - Denver South Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
Student : Teacher Ratio 56:1
Westwood College - Denver South student staff (2006-2011)
# Full-Time Students
509 students
832 students
Westwood College - Denver South Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 92 students
1,021 students
Westwood College - Denver South Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Westwood College - Denver South sch enrollment Westwood College - Denver South sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Westwood College - Denver South Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
Westwood College - Denver South Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
Westwood College - Denver South Black (2006-2012)
% White
Westwood College - Denver South White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
Westwood College - Denver South More (2010-2012)
Westwood College - Denver South sch ethnicity Westwood College - Denver South sta ethnicity
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 0.45
Westwood College - Denver South Diversity Score (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Westwood College offers career-based training and can be a stepping stone for your future. The parent college for Westwood is Alta College, Inc. located in Denver, Colorado. Westwood College started its student training in 1953 and focuses on student success. We offer small classes, flexible class schedules and the opportunity to earn an associate degree in as little as 17 months. Students can even take classes online in their own homes. We pride ourselves on providing students with an excellent career-focused education enhanced by professionals with related industry experience for instructors. Students enjoy an intimate classroom environment with dedicated and knowledgeable faculty and staff, along with ample campus resources including a spacious library, a no-cost tutoring program and access to computers and software to assist in research and study needs. When not in class, students can enjoy our student lounges equipped with vending machines, refrigerator, microwave oven and fresh-brewed coffee.

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