West Hills College – Coalinga is located in Coalinga, California. Coalinga is one of two campuses that together form West Hills College. The Coalinga campus was founded in 1932 to serve residents of the San Joaquin Valley. Throughout its history, the Coalinga campus has offered educational and vocational opportunities, and along with the Lemoore campus, has expanded1 as necessary to ensure community needs are met.
WHC Coalinga offers more programs than the Lemoore campus. The programs offered result in associate degrees or certificates. As a community college, WHC Coalinga offers transfer opportunities to four year institutions or prepare for a career through a vocational program.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
To attend WHC Coalinga, students must satisfy one of the following criteria:
- High School Graduate
- GED or Equivalent
- 18 Years Old
- Principal Recommendation and Parental Permission (If a High School Student)
If a student satisfies any of the above criteria, he or she will be able to enroll by completing the application and paying any associated costs. Financial aid is available to eligible students. Eligibility is determined by obtaining a Federal PIN and submitting a completed Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The subsequent student aid report (SAR) will be used to determine which financial aid awards one qualifies for.
The Coalinga campus of West Hills College offers sports programs in football, baseball, basketball, volleyball and softball.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $8,000. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are:
- State Residents: $1,400-$1,700
- Out-of-State: $9,000-$10,800
- Part-time students are charged:
- State Residents: $46-$55 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $300-$360 per credit unit
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 per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||83%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||79%||$5,379|
|Receiving Student Loans||20%||$5,712|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and alumni, West Hills College – Coalinga may offer services like those listed below:
- Online classes
- Remedial courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Day care for children
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Many community colleges are not only a source of technical or career training but also a stepping stone for students to transfer-out to a 4-year college, therefore we have included both graduation and transfer rates below and how this school compares against other community colleges in Fresno County and community colleges in California as a whole.
|West Hills College – Coalinga||Fresno County||California|
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Transportation and Materials Moving
Visual and Performing Arts
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