West Hills College Lemoore

555 College Avenue, Lemoore
CA, 93245
Tel: (559)925-3000
4,068 students
Public institution

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School Highlights:
West Hills College Lemoore serves 4,068 students (40% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less 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 - teachers has declined by 100% 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

Student Body

The student population of 4,068 teachers has grown by 174% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 52:1 has increased from 17:1 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,068 students
1,287 students
West Hills College Lemoore Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,632 students
832 students
West Hills College Lemoore Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 2,436 students
1,021 students
West Hills College Lemoore Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
West Hills College Lemoore sch enrollment West Hills College Lemoore sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
9%
2%
West Hills College Lemoore Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
47%
7%
West Hills College Lemoore Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
4%
12%
West Hills College Lemoore Black (2006-2012)
% White
38%
66%
West Hills College Lemoore White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
West Hills College Lemoore More (2009-2012)
West Hills College Lemoore sch ethnicity West Hills College Lemoore 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
West Hills College Lemoore Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,380 is less than the state average of $5,917. 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 $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 86% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,380 $5,917
West Hills College Lemoore In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,000 $10,050
West Hills College Lemoore Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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