West Hills College-Lemoore

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,380
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$11,661
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
14%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
3,932
30.3% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
38.1%
173 Graduates

About

West Hills College-Lemoore is a higher education institution located in Kings County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at West Hills College-Lemoore were .

In 2020, 1,271 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at West Hills College-Lemoore. 67.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (815 degrees), 3.35 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (243 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at West Hills College-Lemoore is $1,380, which is $−6,600 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at West Hills College-Lemoore is $1,380, which is $−6,600 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,661.

In 2020, 67% of undergraduate students attending West Hills College-Lemoore received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 2% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,380
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at West Hills College-Lemoore was $1,380. The cost of tuition at West Hills College-Lemoore is $−6,600 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$11,661
2020 Value
16.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 West Hills College-Lemoore had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,661. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of West Hills College-Lemoore grew by 16.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$15,084
Room and Board
$1,970
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at West Hills College-Lemoore was of $15,084 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,970. The cost of room and board increased by 9.46% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.71% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

67%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
2%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

67% of undergraduate students at West Hills College-Lemoore received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 1.47% with respect to 2019, when 68% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
14%
2018 Default Rate
15
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at West Hills College-Lemoore was 14%, which represents 15 out of the 107 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

West Hills College-Lemoore has a total enrollment of 3,932 students. The full-time enrollment at West Hills College-Lemoore is 1,191 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,741. This means that 30.3% of students enrolled at West Hills College-Lemoore are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at West Hills College-Lemoore, both undergraduate and graduate, is 64.9% Hispanic or Latino, 18.9% White, 5.24% Asian, 4.43% Black or African American, 3.05% Two or More Races, 0.661% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.483% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at West Hills College-Lemoore in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (42.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (23.9%) and White Female (13.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

30.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at West Hills College-Lemoore, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,932 students. The full-time enrollment at West Hills College-Lemoore is 1,191 and the part-time enrollment is 2,741. This means that 30.3% of students enrolled at West Hills College-Lemoore are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at West Hills College-Lemoore was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), West Hills College-Lemoore had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    2,552
  2. White
    745
  3. Asian
    206

The enrolled student population at West Hills College-Lemoore is 64.9% Hispanic or Latino, 18.9% White, 5.24% Asian, 4.43% Black or African American, 3.05% Two or More Races, 0.661% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.483% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 87 students (2.21%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 447 more women than men received degrees from West Hills College-Lemoore. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at West Hills College-Lemoore is hispanic or latino (815 degrees awarded). There were 3.35 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (243 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at West Hills College-Lemoore is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at West Hills College-Lemoore, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Human Sciences (112 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (562 degrees), and Protective Services (96 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at West Hills College-Lemoore are Elementary & middle school teachers (265,442 people), Other managers (169,114 people), Police officers (143,854 people), Social workers, all other (136,113 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (98,003 people).

The most specialized majors at West Hills College-Lemoore are Human Sciences (112 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (562 degrees), Protective Services (96 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (59 degrees), and Psychology (83 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at West Hills College-Lemoore are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Physicians, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at West Hills College-Lemoore are Human Sciences (112 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (562 degrees), Protective Services (96 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (59 degrees), and Psychology (83 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at West Hills College-Lemoore are Elementary & secondary schools (604,739 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (380,112 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (299,942 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (245,576 people), and Individual & family services (178,446 people).

The most specialized majors at West Hills College-Lemoore are Human Sciences (112 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (562 degrees), Protective Services (96 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (59 degrees), and Psychology (83 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by West Hills College-Lemoore.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at West Hills College-Lemoore was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

412
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
859
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 412 degrees were awarded to men at West Hills College-Lemoore, which is 0.48 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (859).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 162 degrees were awarded to men at West Hills College-Lemoore in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.455 times less than the 356 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 356 degrees were awarded to women at West Hills College-Lemoore in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.2 times more than the 162 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

17%
100% Completion Time
38%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 17% of students graduating from West Hills College-Lemoore completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 38% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 46% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (75%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at West Hills College-Lemoore is Female and Asian (75% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    815 degrees awarded
  2. White
    243 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    80 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at West Hills College-Lemoore is hispanic or latino (815 degrees awarded). There were 3.35 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (243 degrees).

1.1% of degree recipients (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    563 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    252 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    162 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at West Hills College-Lemoore is hispanic or latino female (563 degrees awarded). There were 2.23 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (252 degrees).

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Operations

West Hills College-Lemoore has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $98.1k (NaNk%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, West Hills College-Lemoore had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. West Hills College-Lemoore employs 35 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at West Hills College-Lemoore are Male Instructors (18), Female Instructors(17), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at West Hills College-Lemoore are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 34 employees, Management, with 18 employees, and Service with 13 employees.

Finances

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, West Hills College-Lemoore received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$18.9M
2020 Salaries
11.3%
decline from 2019

In 2020, West Hills College-Lemoore paid a median of $18.9M in salaries, which represents NaNM% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 11.3% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.81% growth from 2018 and a 9.39% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.72M
Instructional Salaries
35
Number of Employees

In 2020, West Hills College-Lemoore paid a total of $3.72M to 35 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
35 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
34 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at West Hills College-Lemoore were Instructor with 35 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at West Hills College-Lemoore were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 34 employees; Management with 18 employees; and Service with 13 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at West Hills College-Lemoore was Male Instructor with 18 employees, and Female Instructor with 17 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at West Hills College-Lemoore.

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