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 30:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 43%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Westwood College-Denver South(CO) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociates CollegesAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty13 staff54 staff
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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 decreased from 56:1 over five years.
The Westwood College-Denver South diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment236 students1,530 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:130:1
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# Full-Time Students-670 students
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# Part-Time Students-860 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
3%
3%
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% Hispanic
29%
21%
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% Black
3%
5%
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% White
38%
57%
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% Two or more races
2%
4%
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% Non Resident races
-
3%
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% Unknown races
24%
6%
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Diversity Score0.710.62
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,000$33,100
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $15,230 is less than the state average of $16,963. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$15,230$16,963
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid95%84%
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Median Debt for Graduates$33,179$11,730
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Median Debt for Dropouts$10,562$5,139
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Acceptance Rate76%85%
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Westwood College-Denver South is Arapahoe Community College (3.5 miles away).
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