West Coast University-Los Angeles
Tel: (818) 299-5500
- At West Coast University (WCU), we embrace a student-centric learning partnership that leads to professional success. We deliver transformational education within a culture of integrity and personal accountability. We design market-responsive programs through collaboration between faculty and industry professionals. We continuously pursue more effective and innovative ways through which students develop the competencies and confidence required in a complex and changing world. WCU was originally charted in 1909 as an ophthalmology school and spent a century growing – adding and updating programs – including being one of the first schools to offer Bachelor’s degree programs for working adults in the 1950’s. In May of 1997, the University was reorganized and new leadership emerged. Our efforts focused on becoming a leader in health care education and attracting top caliber faculty and staff. WCU designed programs to invigorate and excite students so that they enter the workforce with the skills and the confidence to compete with the best and to enjoy a lifetime membership in the health care community.
The teacher population of 178 teachers has grown by 323% over five years.
|West Coast University-Los Angeles||(CA) Community College Avg.|
|Carnegie Classification||Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools||Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional|
|Institution Level||Less than 2 yrs||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Total Faculty||178 staff||308 staff|
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS
The nearest community college to West Coast University-Los Angeles is Concorde Career College-North Hollywood (0.3 miles away).
- College Location Mi. Students
- 601 students | 0.30 Mi12412 Victory Boulevard
North Hollywood, CA 91606
(818) 766-8151 0.30601
- 789 students | 0.30 Mi6180 Laurel Canyon Boulevard, Suite 101
North Hollywood, CA 91606
(818) 763-2563 0.30789
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Valley Glen, CA 91401
(818) 947-2600 1.5016,982
- 162 students | 3.40 Mi6725 Kester Ave
Van Nuys, CA 91405
(818) 785-2726 3.40162
- 317 students | 3.60 Mi14355 Roscoe Blvd
Panorama City, CA 91402
(818) 988-2300 3.60317
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