West Coast University-Los Angeles

North Hollywood, CA 91606
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West Coast University-Los Angeles is one of the seventy-eight private, for-profit 4-year colleges in California. The campus is located in an urban area, in North Hollywood.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,660 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 9 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 9 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 100%). Every year 35% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

West Coast University-Los Angeles's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $34,060, and fees were $575. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $34,060 and $575 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students1,660
Student to Faculty Ratio20:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4-year
TypePrivate
Business ModelFor-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate100%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 119 353
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 89.2%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission
11/04/2011 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
10/03/2009 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
04/26/2012 - Current

Admission

89%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Neither required nor recommended
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Neither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Required

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$1,890/credit
In State Students$1,890/credit
Out of State Students$1,890/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $85,050 $85,050 $85,050
ADN 70 $132,300 $132,300 $132,300
BSN 125 $236,250 $236,250 $236,250
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of West Coast University-Los Angeles's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 100% $5,815
Other Federal Grant 100% $380
State Grant & Scholarships -- --
Institutional Grant & Scholarships -- --
Federal Student Loans 100% $5,500
Private Loans 100% $23,947

$39,031

Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$39,031
$30,001 to $48,000--
$48,001 to $75,000--
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000--

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Student Population

1,660

Undergrads

0

Graduates

1,269

Women

391

Men

95%

Full-time

5%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
Asian
31%
White
31%
Hispanic
22%
Two or more races
6%
Black/African American
4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
3%
Race/ethnicity unknown
3%
Non-resident alien
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.

West Coast University-Los Angeles
12215 Victory Boulevard
North Hollywood, CA 91606
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