West Hills College-Lemoore

555 College Avenue
Lemoore, CA 93245-0000
Tel: (559)925-3000
School Highlights
  • West Hills College-Lemoore serves 3,976 students (35% of students are full-time).
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 68%.
  • West Hills College-Lemoore is the only community colleges within Kings County, CA.
  • The nearest community college is San Joaquin Valley College (24.40 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 70 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
West Hills College-Lemoore(CA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty70 staff92 staff
West Hills College-Lemoore Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 3,976 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.69 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment3,976 students7,516 students
West Hills College-Lemoore Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio57:144:1
West Hills College-Lemoore Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,390 students1,613 students
West Hills College-Lemoore Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students2,586 students5,903 students
West Hills College-Lemoore Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
West Hills College-Lemoore Enrollment Breakdown CA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
West Hills College-Lemoore American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Asian
West Hills College-Lemoore Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
West Hills College-Lemoore Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
West Hills College-Lemoore Black (2007-2016)
% White
West Hills College-Lemoore White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
West Hills College-Lemoore Hawaiian (2009-2011)
% Two or more races
West Hills College-Lemoore More (2010-2016)
% Non Resident races
West Hills College-Lemoore Non Resident (2007-2010)
% Unknown races
West Hills College-Lemoore Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups 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.0.690.73
West Hills College-Lemoore Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
West Hills College-Lemoore Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2010-2015)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,380 is less than the state average of $1,636. The in-state tuition has grown by 59% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $9,000 is more than the state average of $6,797. The out-state tuition has grown by 71% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,380$1,636
West Hills College-Lemoore In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$9,000$6,797
West Hills College-Lemoore Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid86%78%
West Hills College-Lemoore % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2008-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$9,500
West Hills College-Lemoore Median debt for students who have completed (2010-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,500$5,500
West Hills College-Lemoore Median debt for students who have not completed (2009-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,636 per year for in-state students and $6,797 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,802 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 0.67. The most diverse community college in California is Berkeley City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.