West Hills College Lemoore

West Hills College Lemoore

West Hills College Lemoore, or WHC Lemoore, is in Lemoore, California. It was founded in 1932 as Coalinga Union High School District College. Today, WHC Lemoore has two campuses - the original Coalinga campus and the Lemoore campus built in 2002. Students of WHC Lemoore campus are offered associate's degrees in several areas of study such as business administration, art, child development, liberal arts, mathematics, and computer information systems.

The athletic teams of West Hills College Lemoore are called the Golden Eagles. The college fields teams for cross country, wrestling, men's and women's golf, as well as men's and women's soccer. Student clubs and organizations include Alpha Gamma Sigma, the Student Government Association, and the International Heritage Club.

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West Hills College-Lemoore
555 College Avenue
Lemoore , CA 93245
General Phone: (559) 925-3000

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West Hills College-Lemoore Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts197liberal arts and sciences, humanities, social services, geography
Security and Law Enforcement45corrections, criminal justice and police
Business and Management37business management, accounting, retail
Family and Social Work32family systems, child development
Medicine27medical preparatory
Office and Administration24data entry, administrative assistant
Therapy and Counseling17psychology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine0registered nursing
Computer Science and Engineering0computer networking
Cooking and Culinary Arts0restaurant and catering management
Hospitality0hotel management, resort management
Art Studies0art studies
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy0health and physical education
Education and Teaching0early childhood special ed, teacher aide
Science0biology, chemistry, geology, physics

Number of programs and degrees for West Hills College-Lemoore in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree34725
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years014
Award of less than 1 academic year343

West Hills College-Lemoore Student Body

In 2007-2008, West Hills College-Lemoore had a total enrollment of 3,833 students (2,263 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 36%
Black 8%
Hispanic 40%
Asian 9%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 6%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 7%
18-19 22%
20-21 17%
22-24 14%
25-29 14%
30-34 9%
35-39 6%
40-49 7%
50-64 3%
65+ 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

State unknown6%

West Hills College-Lemoore Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 72 %
Part-Time 30 %

West Hills College-Lemoore Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Lemoore, California for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other California Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

West Hills College-Lemoore Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 480
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 480
Books and supplies $ 2,500

Financial Aid:
West Hills College-Lemoore participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 4111300)

West Hills College-Lemoore Faculty

West Hills College-Lemoore has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track126
Non-tenured and not on tenure track14

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year3$93,6428$83,407
All faculty totalcalendar year3$93,6428$83,407

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year23$86,63413$76,479
All faculty totalacademic year23$86,63413$76,479

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

West Hills College-Lemoore Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Retailing and Retail Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager

Education And Teaching
Education/Teaching Individuals - Early Childhood Spec Ed Pgms
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering, General

Family And Social Work
Child Development
Family Systems

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Resort Management

Liberal Arts
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Social Sciences, General

Mathematics, General

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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