Why You Should Attend WHCC

Are you considering attending college but are unsure where to start? Look no further than West Hills College Coalinga and our Firebaugh Center! Our nationally recognized district provides a safe and friendly academic environment for a diverse population. Here are just a few reasons why you should consider West Hills for your academic journey.

Small Class Sizes

At West Hills College Coalinga, you won't get lost in the crowd. With small class sizes, students have more one-on-one time with instructors. This personalized attention can lead to a more fulfilling and successful educational experience.

Latest Science and Technology Facilities

Technology is constantly evolving, and we are keeping up with the times. Students enrolled at WHCC enjoy access to smart classrooms, web-enhanced lecture material, and the latest technology. This exposure to real-world technology can prepare students for success in their future careers.

Wide Array of Degrees and Certificates

West Hills College Coalinga offers a wide array of degrees and certificate programs in areas such as agriculture, trade, technology, and industry. No matter your interests or career goals, there's a program for you at WHCC.

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Various Financial Aid Offerings

Finances can be a barrier for many students pursuing higher education. At West Hills College Coalinga, there are many financial aid options available, including loans, scholarships, and grants. Don't let finances hold you back from pursuing your dreams.

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Residence Halls

One of only 12 community colleges in California to offer residence halls, our Coalinga campus provides the convenience of living on campus. Many students find that living on campus allows them to fully immerse themselves in the college experience.


On-Campus Dining

Need a quick bite between classes? Coalinga has a café on campus that serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner to students, faculty, and staff. It's also open to the public, so you can grab a meal with friends or family.

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Competitive Athletics Programs

If you're a sports fan, our Coalinga campus has an array of sports teams to cheer for, including a coed rodeo team, men's football, basketball, and baseball, and women's volleyball and softball. Whether you're a player or a spectator, the athletics programs at WHCC offer an exciting and competitive experience.

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WHCC is accredited and offers transfer assistance to University of California, California State Universities, and other four-year colleges. This means that if you decide to continue your education after WHCC, you'll have a smooth transition to your next institution.

Learn about our Accreditation

Beautiful New Facility

Construction on the new Firebaugh Center recently wrapped up to reveal a beautiful, 41,263 square foot building filled to the brim with resources for our Firebaugh and Mendota area students. The new facility comes equipped with brand new classrooms, state-of-the-art technology, labs, a partnership with the Fresno County Library, and more. 

Visit Our New Firebaugh Center

If you're looking for a safe and friendly academic environment with small class sizes, the latest technology, a wide array of degree and certificate programs, various financial aid options, and accreditation with transfer assistance, West Hills College Coalinga is the place for you. Join us, and be a product of our relentless pursuit for student success. 

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