West Hills College-Lemoore

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 to West Hills College-Lemoore is San Joaquin Valley College (24.4 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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 staff97 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of West Hills College-Lemoore has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The West Hills College-Lemoore diversity score of 0.69 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment3,976 students7,516 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio57:144:1
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# Full-Time Students1,390 students1,613 students
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# Part-Time Students2,586 students5,903 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of West Hills College-Lemoore.This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of CA.
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
-
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% Asian
8%
13%
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% Hispanic
42%
37%
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% Black
5%
7%
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% White
35%
32%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
-
3%
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% Unknown races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score0.690.73
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College Completion Rate
25%
29%
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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
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Out-State Tuition Fees$9,000$6,797
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid86%78%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in West Hills College-Lemoore and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in CA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$9,500
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in West Hills College-Lemoore and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in CA by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,500$5,500
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
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The average community college acceptance rate in California is 86%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

California community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in California is Berkeley City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.