Westwood College - Los Angeles Campus

3250 Wilshire Blvd Ste 400, Los Angeles
CA, 90010
Tel: (213)739-9999
5,103 students
Private, for profit
School Highlights:
Westwood College - Los Angeles Campus serves 5,103 students (48% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the community college average of 31:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 63%.
Westwood College - Los Angeles Campus is one of 59 community colleges within Los Angeles County, CA.
The nearest community college is LA College International (0.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 270 teachers has grown by 650% over five years.
Westwood College - Los Angeles Campus 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 270 staff
41 staff
Westwood College - Los Angeles Campus Total Faculty (2006-2011)

Student Body

The student population of 5,103 teachers has grown by 425% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 67:1 has increased from 27:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 44% over five years.
Total Enrollment
5,103 students
1,287 students
Westwood College - Los Angeles Campus Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
Student : Teacher Ratio 67:1
31:1
Westwood College - Los Angeles Campus student staff (2006-2011)
# Full-Time Students
2,448 students
832 students
Westwood College - Los Angeles Campus Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 2,655 students
1,021 students
Westwood College - Los Angeles Campus Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Westwood College - Los Angeles Campus sch enrollment Westwood College - Los Angeles Campus sta enrollment
# Undergraduate Students 5,103 students 1,269 students
# Graduate Students 113 students 42 students
Westwood College - Los Angeles Campus sch graduate Westwood College - Los Angeles Campus sta graduate
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Westwood College - Los Angeles Campus Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
13%
7%
Westwood College - Los Angeles Campus Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
21%
12%
Westwood College - Los Angeles Campus Black (2006-2012)
% White
39%
66%
Westwood College - Los Angeles Campus White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Westwood College - Los Angeles Campus More (2010-2012)
Westwood College - Los Angeles Campus sch ethnicity Westwood College - Los Angeles Campus 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. 0.62 0.45
Westwood College - Los Angeles Campus 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.

Nearby Schools:

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  • Los Angeles LA College International
    Private for-profit
    3200 Wilshire Blvd. #400
    Los Angeles , CA , 90010
    0.1  Mi  |  123  students
  • Los Angeles Everest College-LA Wilshire
    Private for-profit
    3460 Wilshire Blvd Ste 500
    Los Angeles , CA , 90010
    (213)388-9950
    0.4  Mi  |  297  students
  • Los Angeles Bryan University (Los Angeles)
    Private for-profit
    3580 Wilshire blvd suite 400
    Los Angeles , CA , 90010
    (213)484-8850
    0.6  Mi  |  1188  students
  • North Hollywood West Coast University-Los Angeles
    Private for-profit
    12215 Victory Boulevard
    North Hollywood , CA , 91606
    (818)299-5500
    1.2  Mi  |  1378  students
  • Los Angeles American Career College-Los Angeles
    Private for-profit
    4021 Rosewood Avenue
    Los Angeles , CA , 90004
    (323)668-7555
    1.2  Mi  |  1644  students

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