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West Los Angeles College

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Motto  Go West, Go Far!
Established  February 1969
Phone  +1 310-287-4200
Mascot  Wildcats
Colors  Blue, Gold
Type  Public junior college
Students  9,859 (2012)
Total enrollment  11,915 (2010)
Graduation rate  14.3% (2014)
West Los Angeles College
President  James M. Limbaugh, Ph.D.
Location  9000 Overland Avenue, Culver City, CA, USA
Address  9000 Overland Ave, Culver City, CA 90230, USA
Undergraduate tuition and fees  Local tuition: 1,220 USD (2015), Domestic tuition: 6,810 USD (2015)
Notable alumni  Warren Moon, Keyshawn Johnson, ScHoolboy Q, DelVaughn Alexander, Lloyd E Scott
Similar  Los Angeles Southwes, Los Angeles Trade–Te, East Los Angeles College, Los Angeles Valley Co, Los Angeles Harbor C
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About west los angeles college


West Los Angeles College (also called West L.A. College or WLAC) is a two-year, public community college in the western Baldwin Hills, adjacent to Culver City in unincorporated Los Angeles County, California. The college uses a Culver City address.

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WLAC is a part of the California Community Colleges System, in the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD). It is fully accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The school offers Associate's degrees, and 18 vocational-oriented programs in addition to 25 transfer programs. The college awards more than 600 degrees and certificates annually in 39 fields.

Beginning in the fall of 2016, WLAC is one of only 15 community colleges in the State of California approved to offer a bachelor's degree. The bachelor's degree given at WLAC is in Dental Hygiene.

Athletics

The Wildcats are members of the Western State Conference, the largest community college conference in the state of California. The teams were previously known as the "Hustling Oilers." WLAC fields teams in 10 intercollegiate sports with five men's teams and five women's teams.

Men's:

  • Football
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Track & Field
  • Women's:

  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Track & Field
  • Cross Country
  • The college athletic fields hosted Olympic events (the hammer throw, and track and field events) at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games.

    Notable alumni

  • Rashied Davis, former NFL wide receiver
  • Keyshawn Johnson, former NFL wide receiver
  • Warren Moon, NFL Hall of Fame quarterback
  • Schoolboy Q (born 1986), rapper, also played on the football team
  • Ryan Sherriff (born 1990), baseball pitcher
  • Jhené Aiko (born 1988), American Singer and Songwriter
  • Isaac Bruce, 1999 All-Pro Team wide receiver and 14-year Rams player, earned a Super Bowl Ring in 2000
  • References

    West Los Angeles College Wikipedia


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