West Hills College-Lemoore

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 20% over five years.
West Hills College-Lemoore (CA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 70 staff 86 staff
West Hills College-Lemoore Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 3,976 has declined by 12% 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 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment 3,976 students 7,105 students
West Hills College-Lemoore Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 57:1 44:1
West Hills College-Lemoore Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 1,390 students 1,483 students
West Hills College-Lemoore Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 2,586 students 5,622 students
West Hills College-Lemoore Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
West Hills College-Lemoore Enrollment Breakdown CA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
-
West Hills College-Lemoore American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Asian
8%
13%
West Hills College-Lemoore Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
42%
37%
West Hills College-Lemoore Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
5%
7%
West Hills College-Lemoore Black (2007-2016)
% White
35%
32%
West Hills College-Lemoore White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
- -
West Hills College-Lemoore Hawaiian (2009-2011)
% Two or more races
3%
3%
West Hills College-Lemoore More (2010-2016)
% Non Resident races
-
3%
West Hills College-Lemoore Non Resident (2007-2010)
% Unknown races
4%
5%
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. 0.69 0.73
West Hills College-Lemoore Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
25%
29%
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 $6,773. 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 $6,773
West Hills College-Lemoore Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 86% 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 $6,773 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,081 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in California is 85%. 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 0.66. The most diverse community college in California is Stanbridge University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.