West Hills College-Lemoore

Tel: (559)925-3000
4,397 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
West Hills College-Lemoore serves 4,397 students (41% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 65:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 63%.
West Hills College-Lemoore is the only community colleges within Kings County, CA.
The nearest community college is San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia (24.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 68 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
West Hills College-Lemoore Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 68 staff
59 staff
West Hills College-Lemoore Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 4,397 teachers has grown by 196% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 65:1 has increased from 44:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,397 students
1,282 students
West Hills College-Lemoore Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 65:1
West Hills College-Lemoore student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
1,785 students
810 students
West Hills College-Lemoore Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 2,612 students
1,017 students
West Hills College-Lemoore Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
West Hills College-Lemoore Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
West Hills College-Lemoore American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
West Hills College-Lemoore Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
West Hills College-Lemoore Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
West Hills College-Lemoore Black (2006-2013)
% White
West Hills College-Lemoore White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
West Hills College-Lemoore More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
West Hills College-Lemoore Unknown (2006-2013)
West Hills College-Lemoore Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.53
West Hills College-Lemoore Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,380 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 121% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,000 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 86% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,380 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,000 $10,294
West Hills College-Lemoore Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 85%
West Hills College-Lemoore % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Visalia San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia
    Private for-profit
    8344 W Mineral King Ave
    Visalia, CA 93291
    24.4  Mi  |  1608  students
  • Visalia San Joaquin Valley College-Online
    801 S. Akers St
    Visalia, CA 93277
    26.3  Mi  |  953  students
  • Visalia College of the Sequoias
    915 S Mooney Blvd
    Visalia, CA 93277
    28.3  Mi  |  10455  students
  • Reedley Reedley College
    995 N Reed Ave
    Reedley, CA 93654
    29.7  Mi  |  14227  students
  • Coalinga West Hills College-Coalinga
    300 Cherry Lane
    Coalinga, CA 93210
    31.5  Mi  |  2846  students
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Did You Know?
For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,429 per year for in-state students and $6,281 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,427 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in California is 83%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

California community colleges have a 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. of 0.71, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in California is California College San Diego. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.