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 2022-2023, WLAC's tuition & fees is $1,238 for California residents and $9,870 for out-of-state students based on the NCES data.
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 $33,666 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$9,870
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$10,810

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 $49,815 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 $49,807. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $33,126.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$10,810$10,808$7,188
Sophomore (2024-25)$11,839$11,837$7,873
Junior (2025-26)$12,966$12,964$8,622
Senior (2026-27)$14,200$14,198$9,443
4 Years Total$49,815$49,807$33,126
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$11,839$11,837$7,873
Sophomore (2025-26)$12,966$12,964$8,622
Junior (2026-27)$14,200$14,198$9,443
Senior (2027-28)$15,552$15,550$10,343
4 Years Total$54,558$54,550$36,281
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$12,966$12,964$8,622
Sophomore (2026-27)$14,200$14,198$9,443
Junior (2027-28)$15,552$15,550$10,343
Senior (2028-29)$17,033$17,031$11,327
4 Years Total$59,752$59,744$39,736
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$14,200$14,198$9,443
Sophomore (2027-28)$15,552$15,550$10,343
Junior (2028-29)$17,033$17,031$11,327
Senior (2029-30)$18,655$18,653$12,406
4 Years Total$65,441$65,433$43,520
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$15,552$15,550$10,343
Sophomore (2028-29)$17,033$17,031$11,327
Junior (2029-30)$18,655$18,653$12,406
Senior (2030-31)$20,431$20,429$13,587
4 Years Total$71,671$71,663$47,664

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, WLAC' tuition is lower than the average tuition of $12,740. Compared to public, four-years colleges in California, its tuition is lower than the average tuition of $12,488.
In-StateOut-of-State
West Los Angeles College$1,238$9,870
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,259
Public Schools$7,023$12,740
Private Schools$20,449
California Four-years Colleges$20,202
Public Schools$3,888$12,488
Private Schools$22,481

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$9,870
Antelope Valley Community College DistrictLancaster, CA$1,124$7,724
Bakersfield CollegeBakersfield, CA$1,430$9,560
Cypress CollegeCypress, CA$1,146$7,986
Feather River Community College DistrictQuincy, CA$1,461$9,531
Foothill CollegeLos Altos Hills, CA$1,565$11,510
MiraCosta CollegeOceanside, CA$1,152$8,448
Modesto Junior CollegeModesto, CA$1,276$7,308
Santa Ana CollegeSanta Ana, CA$1,180$8,788
Rio Hondo CollegeWhittier, CA$1,388$9,884
San Diego Mesa CollegeSan Diego, CA$1,144$7,440

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 $30,361 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$33,666
Tuition & Fees$1,238$9,870
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$23,796$23,796
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$21,729$30,361
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 Rate28%
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