West Hills College-Lemoore

Tel: (559)925-3000
4,397 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
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West Hills College-Lemoore serves 4,397 students (40.60% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 65:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
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West Hills College-Lemoore is the only community colleges within Kings County, CA.
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The nearest community college is San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia (24.44 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
61 staff
West Hills College-Lemoore Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 4,397 teachers has grown by 7% 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 declined by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment 4,397 students 1,294 students
West Hills College-Lemoore Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 65:1
21:1
West Hills College-Lemoore Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,785 students
821 students
West Hills College-Lemoore Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 2,612 students
1,025 students
West Hills College-Lemoore Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
West Hills College-Lemoore Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
West Hills College-Lemoore American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
6%
2%
West Hills College-Lemoore Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
53%
7%
West Hills College-Lemoore Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
6%
12%
West Hills College-Lemoore Black (2006-2013)
% White
27%
57%
West Hills College-Lemoore White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
West Hills College-Lemoore More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
3%
3%
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 $5,668. 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 $10,252. The out-state tuition has grown by 86% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,380 $5,694
West Hills College-Lemoore In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,000 $10,252
West Hills College-Lemoore Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 85%
89%
West Hills College-Lemoore % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,431 per year for in-state students and $6,925 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,852 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 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in California is California College San Diego. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.