Westwood College-Denver South

3150 S Sheridan Blvd
Denver, CO 80227-5507
Tel: (303)934-1122
School Highlights
  • Westwood College-Denver South serves 236 students
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 36%.
  • Westwood College-Denver South is one of 5 community colleges within Jefferson County, CO.
  • The nearest community college is Colorado Heights University (1.10 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 35% over five years.
Westwood College-Denver South(CO) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty13 staff48 staff
Westwood College-Denver South Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 236 has declined by 23% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has grown by 21% over five years.
Total Enrollment236 students1,571 students
Westwood College-Denver South Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio18:136:1
Westwood College-Denver South Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students-670 students
Westwood College-Denver South Full-Time Students (2007-2013)
# Part-Time Students-901 students
Westwood College-Denver South Part-Time Students (2007-2013)
% American Indian/Alaskan
Westwood College-Denver South American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
Westwood College-Denver South Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Westwood College-Denver South Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Westwood College-Denver South Black (2007-2016)
% White
Westwood College-Denver South White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Westwood College-Denver South More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
Westwood College-Denver South Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.710.55
Westwood College-Denver South Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,000$33,100
Westwood College-Denver South Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $15,230 is less than the state average of $15,389. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$15,230$15,389
Westwood College-Denver South In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid95%89%
Westwood College-Denver South % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$33,179$13,000
Westwood College-Denver South Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$10,562$5,139
Westwood College-Denver South Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate76%69%
Westwood College-Denver South Percent Admitted (2007-2013)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Colorado Heights University
    Private, non-profit
    154 students | 1.10 Mi3001 S Federal Blvd
    Denver CO  80236
  • 9,644 students | 3.50 Mi5900 S. Santa Fe Dr.
    Littleton CO  80160
  • 176 students | 3.50 Mi7655 W Mississippi Ste 100
    Denver CO  80226
  • 1,263 students | 4.50 Mi11194 E 45th Ave
    Denver CO  80239
  • CollegeAmerica-Denver
    Private, non-profit
    407 students | 6.20 Mi1385 S Colorado Blvd., 5th Floor
    Denver CO  80222
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Denver community colleges have a diversity score of 0.58, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Denver is Community College of Denver. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.