West Hills College-Coalinga

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,380
2022 Average Net Price
$9,633
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
8.55%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
3,061
16.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
29.5%
57 Graduates

About

West Hills College-Coalinga is a higher education institution located in Fresno County, CA. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at West Hills College-Coalinga were Liberal Arts & Sciences (303 degrees awarded), Psychiatric Services Technician (22 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (7 degrees).

In 2022, 1,053 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at West Hills College-Coalinga. 69.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (871 degrees), 8.46 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (103 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at West Hills College-Coalinga is $1,380, which is $−6,732 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at West Hills College-Coalinga is $1,380, which is $−6,732 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,633.

In 2022, 44% of undergraduate students attending West Hills College-Coalinga received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 1% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$1,380
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at West Hills College-Coalinga was $1,380. The cost of tuition at West Hills College-Coalinga is $−6,732 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$9,633
2022 Value
15.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 West Hills College-Coalinga had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,633. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of West Hills College-Coalinga grew by 15.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,571
Room and Board
$1,126
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at West Hills College-Coalinga was of $12,571 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.75% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,126. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4.26% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

44%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
1%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

44% of undergraduate students at West Hills College-Coalinga received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 25.7% with respect to 2021, when 35% 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.
8.55%
2019 Default Rate
10
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at West Hills College-Coalinga was 8.55%, which represents 10 out of the 117 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-Coalinga had a total enrollment of 3,061 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at West Hills College-Coalinga is 494 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,567. This means that 16.1% of students enrolled at West Hills College-Coalinga are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at West Hills College-Coalinga, both undergraduate and graduate, is 75.6% Hispanic or Latino, 10.6% White, 3.4% Black or African American, 1.8% Asian, 1.63% Two or More Races, 0.653% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.294% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at West Hills College-Coalinga in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (43.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (31.6%) and Black or African American Male (9.51%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

16.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at West Hills College-Coalinga in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,061 students. The full-time enrollment at West Hills College-Coalinga is 494 and the part-time enrollment is 2,567. This means that 16.1% of students enrolled at West Hills College-Coalinga are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%
2022 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-Coalinga was 61%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), West Hills College-Coalinga had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    2,315 enrolled students
  2. White
    325 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    104 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at West Hills College-Coalinga is 75.6% Hispanic or Latino, 10.6% White, 3.4% Black or African American, 1.8% Asian, 1.63% Two or More Races, 0.653% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.294% 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 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% 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, 172 students (5.62%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 407 more women than men received degrees from West Hills College-Coalinga. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at West Hills College-Coalinga is hispanic or latino (871 degrees awarded). There were 8.46 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (103 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at West Hills College-Coalinga is Liberal Arts & Sciences (303 degrees awarded), followed by Psychiatric Services Technician (22 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (7 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at West Hills College-Coalinga, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Human Sciences (128 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (521 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (82 degrees).

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-Coalinga are Elementary & middle school teachers (155,041 people), Police officers (139,513 people), Other managers (118,273 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (56,067 people), and Registered nurses (51,287 people).

The most specialized majors at West Hills College-Coalinga in 2022 are Human Sciences (128 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (521 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (82 degrees), Transportation (10 degrees), and Protective Services (34 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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-Coalinga are Surgeons, Physicians, Skincare specialists, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at West Hills College-Coalinga are Human Sciences (128 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (521 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (82 degrees), Transportation (10 degrees), and Protective Services (34 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at West Hills College-Coalinga are Justice, public order, & safety activities (337,498 people), Elementary & secondary schools (332,239 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (152,480 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (114,400 people), and Computer Systems Design (79,796 people).

The most specialized majors at West Hills College-Coalinga are Human Sciences (128 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (521 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (82 degrees), Transportation (10 degrees), and Protective Services (34 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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-Coalinga.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 193 degrees awarded
  2. 82 degrees awarded
  3. 39 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at West Hills College-Coalinga was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 193 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

323
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
730
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 323 degrees were awarded to men at West Hills College-Coalinga, which is 0.442 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (730).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 150 degrees were awarded to men at West Hills College-Coalinga in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.434 times less than the 346 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 346 degrees were awarded to men at West Hills College-Coalinga in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.31 times more than the 150 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

19%
100% Completion Time
31%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 19% of students graduating from West Hills College-Coalinga completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 31% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 36% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (62.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at West Hills College-Coalinga is Female and White (62.5% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 5.26% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    871 degrees awarded
  2. White
    103 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at West Hills College-Coalinga is hispanic or latino (871 degrees awarded). There were 8.46 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (103 degrees).

3.04% of degree recipients (32 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    625 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    246 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    68 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at West Hills College-Coalinga is hispanic or latino female (625 degrees awarded). There were 2.54 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (246 degrees).

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Operations

West Hills College-Coalinga employs 33 Instructors. Most academics at West Hills College-Coalinga are Male Instructor (20), and Female Instructor (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at West Hills College-Coalinga are: Service, with 31 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 27 employees, and Management with 22 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$11.6M
2022 Salaries
23.9%
decline from 2021

In 2022, West Hills College-Coalinga paid a median of $11.6M in salaries, a 23.9% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.02M
Instructional Salaries
33
Number of Employees

In 2022, West Hills College-Coalinga paid a total of $4.02M to 33 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
33 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
31 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at West Hills College-Coalinga was Instructor with 33 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at West Hills College-Coalinga were Service with 31 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 27 employees, and Management with 22 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at West Hills College-Coalinga was Male Instructor with 20 employees, and Female Instructor with 13 employees.

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

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