Westside Tech

Overview of Westside Tech

Westside Tech can be found in Winter Garden, FL (a large suburb). The school is a public institution. The Associate's degree is the highest degree at Westside Tech.

Areas of Study

The most common majors at the school are in construction trades.

Westside Tech Selectivity

Westside Tech is welcoming, and offers open admission to students who meet its minimum qualifications.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, 866 students were enrolled in the school.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of Westside Tech is to provide educational opportunities for all learners that integrate technical and academic training to meet the employment and personal needs of the community and individual."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Westside Tech

Westside Tech
955 E Story Rd
Winter Garden , FL 34787-3733
General Phone: (407) 905-2018

Westside Tech Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Beauty and Cosmetology125cosmetology, aesthetician and skin care, manicurist
Mechanics and Repair78HVAC
Construction Trades70electrician, property management
Medical Support and Technology51pharmacy tech, veterinary assistant, allied health and medical assisting
Therapy and Counseling28massage therapy
Production Trades21welding
Medical Administration16medical secretary
Computer Science and Engineering11system administration
Office and Administration11administrative assistant
Cooking and Culinary Arts10institutional food workers
Engineering Technician7computer systems tech, architectural drafting
Business and Management3special products marketing
Photography and Commercial Art0commercial art

Number of programs and degrees for Westside Tech in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years30313
Award of less than 1 academic year1225
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years61

Westside Tech Student Body

In 2007-2008, Westside Tech had a total enrollment of 866 students (835 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 38%
Black 33%
Hispanic 23%
Asian 4%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 40%
20-21 9%
22-24 9%
25-29 14%
30-34 6%
35-39 5%
40-49 6%
50-64 6%
65+ 0%

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


Westside Tech Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 49 %
Part-Time 38 %

Westside Tech Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Westside Tech Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Westside Tech participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2321200)

Westside Tech Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist

Business And Management
Special Products Marketing Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
System Administration/Administrator

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance and Management

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Institutional Food Workers

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology

Mechanics And Repair
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage

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Westside Tech Highlights

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What Sets Westside Tech Apart:

% of degrees in construction trades
(vs. all colleges)
Top 5%Westside Tech % of degrees in construction trades
Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 13%Westside Tech Number of degree programs
Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%Westside Tech Male % of student body
Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 18%Westside Tech Number of students

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