555 College Avenue
Lemoore, CA 93245
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings

School Highlights

West Hills College-Lemoore serves 4,359 students (35% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 77%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 4,359 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,380
  • Out-state tuition: $9,000
  • Student:teacher ratio: 25:1
  • Minority enrollment: 82%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

West Hills College-Lemoore ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

The teacher population of 171 teachers has grown by 94% over five years.
West Hills College-Lemoore
(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
171 staff
308 staff
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Student Body

The student population of West Hills College-Lemoore has grown by 9% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 57:1 over five years.
The West Hills College-Lemoore diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,359 students
8,365 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
24:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,520 students
2,015 students
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# Part-Time Students
2,839 students
6,350 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
140 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
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% Asian
5%
12%
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% Hispanic
65%
47%
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% Black
5%
6%
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% White
18%
23%
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% Two or more races
3%
4%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
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% Unknown races
3%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.54
0.70
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College Completion Rate
36%
32%
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $1,380 is less than the state average of $1,997. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $9,000 is more than the state average of $7,123. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$1,380
$1,997
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$9,000
$7,123
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
90%
79%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$10,932
$10,376
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$7,000
$6,000
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
89%
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 4,359 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,380
  • Out-state tuition: $9,000
  • Student:teacher ratio: 25:1
  • Minority enrollment: 82%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,997 per year for in-state students and $7,123 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $21,060 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 score of 0.70, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in California is Berkeley City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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