West Los Angeles is a public college located in Ladera Heights, California in the Los Angeles Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,632 undergraduate students. The West Los Angeles acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Police and Criminal Science, and Business. Graduating 16% of students, West Los Angeles alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $22,600.
West Los Angeles College Rankings
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High School GPA
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Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
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Student Faculty Ratio
Evening Degree Programs
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.58 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.48 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.49 responses
Most Popular Majors
Liberal Arts and Humanities628 Graduates
Police and Criminal Science195 Graduates
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications47 Graduates
Aircraft Maintenance46 Graduates
Child Care Provider46 Graduates
Medical Assistant31 Graduates
Cinematography and Video Production29 Graduates
Health Service Preparatory Studies27 Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
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West Los Angeles College Reviews
When looking for whatever classes I need to take, I always check to see if it is available at WLAC first because it is conveniently located with consistently reliable parking and excellent instructors. All the other students that I have talked to at West agree that WLAC is an excellent school. Every teacher that I have had here has been outstanding in the variety of subjects from sociology, chemistry, psychology, biology, math, statistics, and throughout the dental hygiene program. I have found that they truly want to help the students to succeed and move forward in their lives on toward their educational goals for their overall life enhancement. The campus police are friendly and professional. Go West, Go Far!
The professors so far have been awesome. Mostly thanks to the site “ratemyprofessor.com” which helps to either WARN me not to take a class with a certain professor or PREPARE me for an awesome semester with a certain professor! My freshman year was definitely awesome! Hopefully, sophomore year is just as great or better!
The EOP&S and counseling departments are incredible! The financial aid department is lacking in communication skills, follow up/follow through and (with the exception of one person), the ability to make students/parents feel like their attendance matters. The math department creates final exams set up for most students to fail. It seems they want to keep the students enrolled/spending money on math classes. The campus is nice, the students are mostly friendly and helpful. The library and staff are fantastic. The bookstore and staff are wonderful.