Westwood College - Arlington Ballston Campus

4420 N. Fairfax Dr., Arlington
VA, 22203
Tel: (703)243-3900
812 students
Private, for profit
School Highlights:
Westwood College - Arlington Ballston Campus serves 812 students (90% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the community college average of 31:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 40%.
Westwood College - Arlington Ballston Campus is one of 2 community colleges within Arlington County, VA.
The nearest community college is Maryland college of art and design (10.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 362% over five years.
Westwood College - Arlington Ballston 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 37 staff
41 staff
Westwood College - Arlington Ballston Campus Total Faculty (2006-2011)

Student Body

The student population of 812 teachers has grown by 303% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
812 students
1,287 students
Westwood College - Arlington Ballston Campus Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1
31:1
Westwood College - Arlington Ballston Campus student staff (2006-2011)
# Full-Time Students
731 students
832 students
Westwood College - Arlington Ballston Campus Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 81 students
1,021 students
Westwood College - Arlington Ballston Campus Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Westwood College - Arlington Ballston Campus sch enrollment Westwood College - Arlington Ballston Campus sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Westwood College - Arlington Ballston Campus Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
5%
7%
Westwood College - Arlington Ballston Campus Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
80%
12%
Westwood College - Arlington Ballston Campus Black (2006-2012)
% White
4%
66%
Westwood College - Arlington Ballston Campus White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Westwood College - Arlington Ballston Campus More (2010-2012)
Westwood College - Arlington Ballston Campus sch ethnicity Westwood College - Arlington Ballston 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. 0.38 0.45
Westwood College - Arlington Ballston 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:

  • College Loaction Mi. Students
  • Silver spring Maryland college of art and design
    Private, non-profit
    10500 georgia ave
    Silver spring , MD , 20902
    (301)649-4454
    10.7  Mi  |  78  students
  • Rockville Montgomery College
    Public
    51 Mannakee Street
    Rockville , MD , 20850
    (240)567-5000
    15.1  Mi  |  27453  students
  • La Plata College of Southern Maryland
    Public
    8730 Mitchell Rd
    La Plata , MD , 20646
    (301)934-2251
    22.9  Mi  |  9210  students

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