|Motto Go West, Go Far!|
Established February 1969
Phone +1 310-287-4200
Colors Blue, Gold
|Type Public junior college|
Students 9,859 (2012)
Total enrollment 11,915 (2010)
Graduation rate 14.3% (2014)
|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
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.
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.
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.
The college athletic fields hosted Olympic events (the hammer throw, and track and field events) at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games.