Westwood College-Northlake

2309 Parklake Drive NE, Atlanta,
GA, 30345
Tel: (404)962-2999
415 students
Private for-profit

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Westwood College-Atlanta Northlake Campus is located just off I-285 in the LaVista area, northeast of downtown Atlanta. With metropolitan Atlantaís population now more than four million, the community offers all the entertainment advantages of an international city, including scores of galleries and alternative spaces that exhibit a broad variety of artwork; a ballet and an opera; numerous movie houses showing new releases, plus foreign and classic films; and a growing number of theater companies. There are many opportunities for hip-hop , rock, jazz, avant-garde music and outdoor performances held at historic parks and amphitheaters. In addition, Atlanta has a myriad of natural areas and parks, restaurants and cafes. Several professional sports teams also provide exciting outlets for sports fans. Atlanta is full of life with a job market that values career-ready individuals. The Northlake Mall area where this Westwood campus is situated is practically a city in itself, with plenty of great housing opportunities and everything needed to live, shop, and learn within walking distance. Students have easy access to professional opportunities and organizations in the area thanks to nearby transportation via MARTA (Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority) and bus lines. The campus prides itself on small student groups that promote student development opportunities to help studentís with their education.
School Highlights:
Westwood College-Northlake serves 415 students (78% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 45%.
Westwood College-Northlake is one of 8 community colleges within Dekalb County, GA.
The nearest community college is Interactive College of Technology-Chamblee (4.0 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Westwood College-Northlake 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 415 teachers has grown by 46% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 49:1 has increased from 35:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 28% over five years.
Total Enrollment
415 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
325 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 90 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan -
1%
% Asian 7%
2%
% Hawaiian -
1%
% Hispanic 1%
7%
% Black 79%
12%
% White 9%
66%
% Two or more races 4%
2%
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. 0.36
0.45

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $14,520 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 $14,520 is more than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $14,520 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,520 $10,175
Percent Admitted 56%
77%
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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