West Los Angeles College

Public, Four-years School Located in Culver City, CA

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How much is the WLAC tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, WLAC's tuition & fees is $1,238 for California residents and $10,130 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $25,034 for California residents and $33,926 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

WLAC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,238
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$10,130
Books & Supplies Costs$1,152
Off-campus Room & Board$17,784
Off-campus Expenses$4,860
2023-2024 Estimates
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,238
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$11,387

How Much Does it Cost to Go to WLAC for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $43,260 at WLAC. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is -$nan. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to -$nan.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$10,397-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2024-25)$10,671-$nan-$nan
Junior (2025-26)$10,952-$nan-$nan
Senior (2026-27)$11,240-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$43,260-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$10,671-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2025-26)$10,952-$nan-$nan
Junior (2026-27)$11,240-$nan-$nan
Senior (2027-28)$11,536-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$44,399-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$10,952-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2026-27)$11,240-$nan-$nan
Junior (2027-28)$11,536-$nan-$nan
Senior (2028-29)$11,840-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$45,569-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$11,240-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2027-28)$11,536-$nan-$nan
Junior (2028-29)$11,840-$nan-$nan
Senior (2029-30)$12,152-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$46,769-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$11,536-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2028-29)$11,840-$nan-$nan
Junior (2029-30)$12,152-$nan-$nan
Senior (2030-31)$12,472-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$48,001-$nan-$nan

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, WLAC' tuition is lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, four-years colleges in California, its tuition is lower than the average tuition of $13,259.
In-StateOut-of-State
West Los Angeles College$1,238$10,130
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
California Four-years Colleges$20,867
Public Schools$4,034$13,259
Private Schools$23,111

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between WLAC and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationIn-StateOut-of-State
West Los Angeles CollegeCulver City, CA$1,238$10,130
Antelope Valley Community College DistrictLancaster, CA$1,124$8,228
Bakersfield CollegeBakersfield, CA$1,430$10,310
Cypress CollegeCypress, CA$1,150$9,399
Feather River Community College DistrictQuincy, CA$1,465$9,925
Foothill CollegeLos Altos Hills, CA$1,565$12,320
MiraCosta CollegeOceanside, CA$1,152$9,120
Modesto Junior CollegeModesto, CA$1,270$8,870
Santa Ana CollegeSanta Ana, CA$1,180$9,460
Rio Hondo CollegeWhittier, CA$1,388$9,884
San Diego Mesa CollegeSan Diego, CA$1,150$9,094

Financial Aid and COA

At West Los Angeles College, 5,063 students (53%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $3,305.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at WLAC is $30,621 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 206 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $6,951 and the average amount of student loans is $5,073.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$25,034$33,926
Tuition & Fees$1,238$10,130
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$23,796$23,796
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$21,729$30,621
Average Financial Aid$3,305$3,305
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship5,06353%$3,305
Pell Grants1,58317%$3,776
Federal Student Loan1011%$7,830
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid20665%-
Grants or Scholarships20665%$6,951
Federal Grants19561%$5,014
Pell Grants13342%$4,695
Other Federal Grants19461%$1,821
State/Local Grants20163%$2,259
Institutional Grants0--
Student Loan Aid31%$5,073
Federal Student Loans31%$5,073
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level128128$7,659
0-30,0008282$8,264
30,001-48,0002626$8,154
48,001-75,0001616$4,655
75,001-110,00044$4,059
110,001 or more00-

Student Population

West Los Angeles College has a total of 8,656 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 3,735 male students and 5,746 female students attending WLAC. The school offers online degree programs and 6,181 students enrolled online exclusively (71.41% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Undergraduate9,481 3,7355,746

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address9000 Overland Avenue, Culver City, CA
Phone310-287-4200
WEBwww.wlac.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate
Program Offered95 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population8,656
Graduation Rate27%
Transfer-out Rate12%
Retention Rate100% (Full-time), 100% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate24 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties126 (Full-time), 315 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs321 (Full-time), 323 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$96,310
Average Staff Salary$77,235