West Hills College-Coalinga
Coalinga, CA 93210


Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 3,584
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Students with disability 4%
Student to faculty ratio 14:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 169 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


West Hills College-Coalinga has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

West Hills College-Coalinga charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $8,190 and in-state students paid $1,380.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $7,496
In State Tuition
National Average = $3,466
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 88% of West Hills College-Coalinga's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 67% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,681 (which is 7.2% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at West Hills College-Coalinga in 2016-2017, was 43, which is 15% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,592 (which is 22.7% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,368
Federal Loan
National Average = $4,557
Financial aid
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, West Hills College-Coalinga has enrolled a total of 3,584 students (971 students full-time and 2,613 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 3,584 students, 425 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 43% men and 57% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 1,527 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Hispanic: 69%

White: 18%

Black/African American: 5%

Asian: 3%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%

Two or more races: 1%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at West Hills College-Coalinga.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 42% 732 0
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 14% 249
Health Professions And Related Programs 14% 238
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 6% 104
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 3% 56
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 3% 44
Psychology 2% 36
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 1% 11
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences 1% 10
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 0% 8

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 30%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of West Hills College-Coalinga full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of West Hills College-Coalinga graduates 6 years after enrollment is $20,600. Last year, out of the total 1,141 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 958 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,472 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,163 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $20,600 $26,500
Employment Rate 84% 79%
Total Graduates 1,141 1,472

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 2 year colleges within 100 mile radius of West Hills College-Coalinga.

Fresno City College
52.9 mile away
Reedley College
59 mile away
College of the Sequoias
59.3 mile away
Cuesta College
60.4 mile away
Clovis Community College
61.7 mile away
Porterville College
75.2 mile away
Hartnell College
81.4 mile away
Merced College
82.3 mile away
Allan Hancock College
83.3 mile away