Why West Hills College Coalinga

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If you are looking for a safe and friendly academic environment look no further  than West Hills College Coalinga! Our district is nationally recognized and we strive to provide a world-class learning environment to a diverse population in a down home friendly atmosphere. The favorite saying of faculty and staff is ¡Mi escuela es su escuela!

Reasons to Attend West Hills College Coalinga

Small Class Sizes
West Hills College Coalinga offers small class sizes which means our students have more one-on-one time with instructors.  Meet with an advisor today to begin your academic journey with WHCC today!
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Latest Science and Technology Facilities

Students enrolled at West Hills College Coalinga enjoy use of smart classrooms, web enhanced lecture material, and the latest technology.  Taking a course at West Hills means you will be exposed to relevant real world technology in efficient manageable ways.

Wide Array of Degrees and Certificates
Associate degrees and/or certificate programs are offered in many areas from agriculture to trade, technology, and industry.
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Various Financial Aid Offerings

West Hills College Coalinga has a variety of financial aid options including loans, scholarships, and grants.

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Residence Halls

West Hills College Coalinga is one of only 12 community colleges in California to offer residence halls. Many of our students enjoy the convenience living on campus has to offer.

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On-campus Dining
West Hills College Coalinga has a world class cafe on-campus.  It serves Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner to students, WHCC staff and faculty, and is also open to the public.
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Competitive Athletics Programs
West Hills College has an array of sports teams including a coed rodeo team, men's football, basketball and baseball, and women's volleyball and softball. 
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Fully Accredited
West Hills is fully accredited and offers transfer assistance to University of California, California State Universities and other four-year colleges. It truly lives up to its motto of, “Once You Go Here, You Can Go Anywhere.”
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 Frequently Asked Admissions Questions  

  • With our REG 365 initiative, class registration becomes available in April/May each year, allowing registrations for the following Summer, Fall, and Spring semesters - the entire academic year all at once! Priority registration is granted based upon special factors such as active military/veteran status, membership in a special group (i.e. President's Scholars, SSS TRiO), and number of college units completed. New students need to complete the application for admission, placement testing, orientation, and counseling. For more information call Student Services. Here is the information for all locations: West Hills College Coalinga: 559-934-2000 | West Hills College Coalinga, North District Center 559-934-2977 | West Hills College Lemoore: 559-925-3000  

  • Fall semesters run from August to December, with Spring semesters beginning in January and ending in May. Some classes are offered as "Nine Week" short-term sessions and may be available mid-semester. Summer sessions typically run from June to late July or early August. Please check your "myWestHills" portal for a complete listing by location.

    1. West Hills Community College offers certificates of completion, Associate Degrees in Arts (AA) or Sciences (AS), as well as Associate Degrees for Transfer (ADT). Students can prepare for the world of work in a matter of months, earn a degree, find employment, or transfer to a four-year university. You can also take classes to update your skills or for personal enrichment! For more information on the classes that universities will accept (in a specific major), consult www.assist.org and/or speak with your academic advisor or counselor.
  • Visit our cost of attendance pagefor current information on tuition and fee waivers. Tuition rates differ based on California residency status.