Westwood College-Denver South

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 to Westwood College-Denver South is Colorado Heights University (1.2 miles away).

Top Placements

Westwood College-Denver South places among the top 20% of community colleges in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Westwood College-Denver South(CO) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty13 staff40 staff

Student Body

  • The student population of Westwood College-Denver South has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Westwood College-Denver South diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has declined by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment236 students1,643 students
Student:Teacher Ratio18:136:1
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
3%
3%
% Hispanic
29%
17%
% Black
3%
5%
% White
38%
64%
% Two or more races
2%
3%
% Unknown races
24%
6%
Diversity Score0.710.55
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,000$33,100

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
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid95%89%
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$33,179$11,730
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$10,562$5,139
Acceptance Rate (Year 2013)76%85%
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Colorado Heights University
    Private, non-profit
    154 students | 1.20 Mi3001 S Federal Blvd
    Denver CO  80236
    (303) 937-4200
    1.20154
  • 19,427 students | 3.50 Mi5900 S. Santa Fe Dr.
    Littleton CO  80160
    (303) 797-4222
    3.5019,427
  • 176 students | 3.50 Mi7655 W Mississippi Ste 100
    Denver CO  80226
    (303) 986-2320
    3.50176
  • 8,112 students | 5.40 Mi13300 W Sixth Ave
    Denver CO  80228
    (303) 914-6600
    5.408,112
  • 10,296 students | 6.70 Mi1111 W. Colfax Ave.
    Denver CO  80204
    (303) 556-2600
    6.7010,296
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Did You Know?
For Colorado public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,657 per year for in-state students and $10,359 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,389 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Colorado is 78%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Colorado community colleges have a diversity score of 0.55, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Colorado is Everest College-Aurora. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.