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Whittier Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Whittier Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Whittier, California

There are at least 4 colleges in Whittier, listed and described below. These schools represent 23,584 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 11,160 full-time students, and a reported 838 dorm rooms.

We also provide an extensive list of California Colleges.

Featured Colleges in the Whittier Area (QuickSchools™)

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The Art Institutes system of schools


Santa Ana, CA; North Hollywood, CA; San Bernardino, CA

With an education from an Art Institutes school, imagine what you could create.

  • Program Categories: Art and Design
  • Degrees: Associate, Bachelor

US Colleges


Anaheim, CA; Montclair, CA

U.S. Colleges has been helping students enhance their career skills since 1996.

 

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Certificate

Platt College


Alhambra, CA

Turn your talents into a career at nationally recognized and accredited Platt College.

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Associate, Certificate, Bachelor

Heavy Equipment Colleges of America


San Bernardino, CA; Modesto, CA

Heavy Equipment Colleges of America (HEC) is committed to be a leading educational institution offering effective training while maintaining a high standard of quality and integrity.

  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Certificate

Intercoast Colleges


Anaheim, CA; West Covina, CA

Get your career started with Intercoast Colleges.

  • Program Categories: Psychology, Counseling and Mental Health, Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Certificate

West Coast University


Anaheim, CA; Ontario, CA

Advance your career. 100% Focused on Health Sciences.

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

Los Angeles Film School


Los Angeles, CA

Get the career of your dreams with an education from the Los Angeles Film School.

  • Program Categories: Art and Design, Business, Communications and Media
  • Degrees: Associate, Bachelor

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology


Los Angeles, CA; Irvine, CA

Pursue a certificate, master, or doctorate degree in Psychology at The Chicago School for Professional Psychology.

  • Program Categories: Psychology, Counseling and Mental Health
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Master

National Holistic Institute


Studio City, CA

At National Holistic Institute, our history and network of relationships in the field continue to help our graduates succeed. With campuses across California, we offer a comprehensive massage therapy training program that prepares our graduates for a successful career in massage therapy. Whether you are looking to start your career or take it to the next level, NHI has a program for you.

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Diploma
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Whittier Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Rd
Whittier, CA 90601-1616

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: liberal arts and sciences, criminal justice and police, fire-fighting, child development, registered nursing, EMT paramedic, business management, architectural tech
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 21,041 students, 9,839 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Study abroad option.

Colleges in Whittier with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Southern California University of Health Sciences
16200 E Amber Valley Dr
Whittier, CA 90604

  • Programs: chiropractic, acupuncture
  • Degrees/Certificates: Master's.
  • Student Body: 558 students, 135 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Weekend classes available.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Whittier College
13406 E Philadelphia Street
Whittier, CA 90601

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: law, education, business management, political science, health and physical education, English, social services, biology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelor's. Master's. First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 1,985 students, 1,186 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 838 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 470-580. Math: 460-580. Writing: 455-580.
  • Flexibility: AP credits.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
(2000)
Students Dorms
Commerce Colleges 1 12,568 84  
El Monte Colleges 3 115,965 154  
La Mirada Colleges 2 46,783 5,830 2,649
Montebello Colleges 1 62,150 131  
Norwalk Colleges 1 103,298 22,273  
Santa Fe Springs Colleges 1 17,438 269  

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