Westwood College is a system of seventeen campuses in six states that provide career training and education. The school is owned by Alta Colleges Inc., a for-profit organization that manages and operates Westwood’s various branches, including the online arm of the institution. The school was founded in 1953 as the Denver Institute of Technology, though the name was changed as the institution began to grow and expand.
Students at Westwood College will receive a targeted education in one of a variety of fields for the purposes of preparation and skill development to ensure long term employment. Instructors are often industry professionals with years of experience to help provide practical training for students. Upon completion students will receive a diploma, associate degree or bachelors based on the track of study chosen. In addition, Westwood College Online provides access and education for those students that require flexibility or lack the ability to attend a physical campus.
Programs offered include:
- Information and Network Technologies
- Medical Assisting
- Business Administration
- Graphic Design
Los Angeles Location
The Los Angeles branch of Westwood College is located at 3250 Wilshire Blvd Ste 400. This campus has graduated close to three thousand students over the last few years. This location offers services for students in the form of post-graduation job placement opportunities, online distance learning for students not near a physical campus, and remedial education classes for licensure preparation or admissions requirements. To learn more, including the school's consumer disclosures, by visiting westwood.edu.
The following is a list of areas of study available at Westwood College – Los Angeles. Programs that have a link will take you to the program's profile page where education requirements, career pathways, and other information is available.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
Once scholarships, grants and other forms of aid are calculated, the expected average cost for students at this school is $22,500. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. A fee of $50 is required from all applicants. Any tuition and financial aid figures listed provide an outline of costs at this school, however they may not accurately represent current costs, fees, or tuition. Please check with this school for more information.
Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.
Tuition & Fees Information
Undergraduate Courses - Tuition Details
- Annual tuition is estimated to range between $15,000-$18,000
- Per unit charges are around $380 for part time students
- Required fees for full-time students: $260
Graduate Courses - Tuition Details
- Annual tuition estimates are between $11,000-$13,000 for graduate students
- For part-time students, charges are between $450-$540 per unit
- Required fees for graduate students are around $300
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||87%||$5,925|
|Receiving Student Loans||94%||$5,208|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2011 was around 21%.
Other Career Colleges
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Westwood College – Los Angeles.
- CES College in Burbank, CA (0.2 miles away)
- Los Angeles Film School in Hollywood, CA (3 miles away)
- Los Angeles ORT College - Los Angeles Campus in Los Angeles, CA (4 miles away)
- Career College Consultants in Los Angeles, CA (7 miles away)
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