2018 Student Success Scorecard

West Los Angeles College

West Los Angeles College, founded in 1969, is in Culver City. The campus occupies 70 acres overlooking Culver City, Marina Del Rey and greater West Los Angeles. The college’s dental hygiene program is a national model and is extremely competitive to enter. The college also has the only American Bar Association-approved paralegal program in the Los Angeles Community College District.

College Profile
Remedial / ESL
Transfer Level Achievement
Persistence
30 Units
Degree Transfer
Career Technical Education
Career Development/College Preparation
SkillsBuilder
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College Profile

The student population and course sections offered described in the tables are based on the 2016-17 academic year. Students represented differ from those included for calculation of Scorecard metrics, which are based on first-time students enrolled in 2011-12.

Total Students
17,704

Gender Rate
Female 59.8%
Male 40.2%
Unknown 0.0%
Age Rate
Less than 20 years old 22.1%
20 to 24 years old 32.0%
25 to 39 years old 33.7%
40 or more years old 12.1%
Unknown 0.0%
Ethnicity/Race Rate
African American 26.2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.2%
Asian 7.5%
Filipino 1.5%
Hispanic 42.8%
Pacific Islander 0.2%
White 14.6%
Two or more Races 3.7%
Unknown 3.2%
Institutional Information Rate
Full Time Equivalent Students 8,288.4
Credit Sections 2,084
Non-Credit Sections 128
Median Credit Section Size 30
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 64.2%
Percentage of First-Generation Students 45.9%*
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 2,095:1
* Insufficient Data ** No Data

Profile - Historical Trend


Year2012-132013-142014-152015-162016-17
Students13,92415,42314,85616,47917,704
Gender
Female59.2%59.5%57.9%59.0%59.8%
Male40.8%40.5%42.1%41.0%40.2%
Unknown0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Age
Less than 20 years old20.4%20.2%20.5%21.2%22.1%
20 to 24 years old31.6%32.5%33.6%32.8%32.0%
25 to 39 years old31.8%32.9%32.4%33.0%33.7%
40 or more years old16.1%14.4%13.5%13.0%12.1%
Unknown0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Ethnicity/Race
African American31.1%30.4%29.1%27.2%26.2%
American Indian/Alaska Native0.3%0.3%0.3%0.3%0.2%
Asian6.1%5.8%6.3%7.1%7.5%
Filipino1.2%1.3%1.3%1.4%1.5%
Hispanic37.5%40.0%41.3%42.5%42.8%
Pacific Islander0.3%0.2%0.3%0.2%0.2%
White15.0%14.4%14.0%14.4%14.6%
Two or more Races3.1%3.3%3.6%3.6%3.7%
Unknown5.5%4.2%3.8%3.4%3.2%
Institutional Information
Full Time Equivalent Students6,774.16,999.67,314.97,739.78,288.4
Credit Sections1,4401,6301,7101,9162,084
Non-Credit Sections34436698128
Median Credit Section Size3635343230
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty65.0%61.0%58.7%60.3%64.2%
Percentage of First-Generation Students**41.9%*47.2%*47.2%*45.9%*
Student Counseling Ratio828:1750:1516:1423:12,095:1
 
* Insufficient data
** No data

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Remedial / ESL

Percentage of credit students tracked for six years through 2011-12 who first enrolled in a course below transfer level in English, mathematics, and/or ESL during 2016-17 and completed a college-level course in the same discipline.

Remedial Math

21.7% N=1,294
Gender Rate N
Female 21.6 753
Male 21.8 541
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 23.3 537
20-24 18.3 377
25-39 23.3 258
40 OR OVER 22.1 122
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 16.3 509
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 *
ASIAN 22.2 27
FILIPINO 0.0 *
HISPANIC 24.3 536
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE 32.6 95

Remedial English

33.7%
N=1,049
Gender Rate N
Female 34.3 624
Male 32.7 425
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 38.8 430
20-24 32.0 281
25-39 30.6 216
40 OR OVER 24.6 122
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 25.7 456
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 27.3 22
FILIPINO 50.0 *
HISPANIC 42.5 398
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 34.5 58

Remedial English As Second Language (ESL)

20.2%
N=104
Gender Rate N
Female 19.4 62
Male 21.4 42
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 33.3 *
20-24 29.4 17
25-39 20.5 39
40 OR OVER 12.8 39
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 17.2 29
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 9.5 21
FILIPINO N/A N/A
HISPANIC 30.4 23
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE 25.0 16

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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Transfer Level Achievement

The percent of first-time students in 2015-16 who complete 6 units and attempt any Math or English in their first year who complete a transfer-level course in Math or English in their first or second year.

Transfer Level Achievement Math

  1-Year 2-Year
  7.0% N=601 15.1% N=601
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 6.0 334 15.3 334
Male 8.2 267 15.0 267
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 7.0 474 16.0 474
20-24 6.5 77 10.4 77
25-39 10.8 37 18.9 37
40 OR OVER 0.0 13 0.0 13
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 3.9 153 13.7 153
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 * 0.0 *
ASIAN 28.6 14 42.9 14
FILIPINO 16.7 * 16.7 *
HISPANIC 5.6 339 12.1 339
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 * 0.0 *
WHITE 23.4 47 34.0 47

Transfer Level Achievement English

  1-Year 2-Year
  38.6% N=601 56.7% N=601
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 40.7 334 59.0 334
Male 36.0 267 53.9 267
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 40.7 474 58.0 474
20-24 28.6 77 50.6 77
25-39 40.5 37 59.5 37
40 OR OVER 15.4 13 38.5 13
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 34.6 153 47.1 153
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 * 33.3 *
ASIAN 50.0 14 71.4 14
FILIPINO 50.0 * 66.7 *
HISPANIC 38.9 339 59.3 339
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 * 75.0 *
WHITE 42.6 47 63.8 47

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Persistence

Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2011-12 tracked for six years through 2016-17 who enrolled in the first three consecutive terms.

Persistence College Prepared

77.1% N=109
Gender Rate N
Female 73.8 61
Male 81.3 48
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 77.5 80
20-24 78.6 14
25-39 83.3 *
40 OR OVER 66.7 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 83.3 18
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A *
ASIAN 66.7 *
FILIPINO 100.0 *
HISPANIC 72.7 44
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 71.4 28

Persistence Unprepared For College

74.8%
N=658
Gender Rate N
Female 74.9 347
Male 74.6 311
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 77.9 467
20-24 61.8 76
25-39 64.6 *
40 OR OVER 78.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 74.1 216
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 66.7 *
FILIPINO 50.0 *
HISPANIC 74.7 300
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE 81.1 53

Persistence Overall

75.1%
N=767
Gender Rate N
Female 74.8 408
Male 75.5 359
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 77.9 547
20-24 64.4 90
25-39 66.2 71
40 OR OVER 76.3 59
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 74.8 234
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 66.7 18
FILIPINO 66.7 *
HISPANIC 74.4 344
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 77.8 81

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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30 Units

Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2011-12 tracked for six years through 2016-17 who achieved at least 30 units.

30 Units College Prepared

75.2% N=109
Gender Rate N
Female 68.9 61
Male 83.3 48
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 78.8 80
20-24 57.1 14
25-39 83.3 *
40 OR OVER 66.7 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 77.8 18
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A *
ASIAN 66.7 *
FILIPINO 50.0 *
HISPANIC 68.2 44
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 85.7 28

30 Units Unprepared For College

58.1%
N=658
Gender Rate N
Female 60.8 347
Male 55.0 311
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 58.5 467
20-24 52.6 76
25-39 63.1 *
40 OR OVER 56.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 54.2 216
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 66.7 *
FILIPINO 50.0 *
HISPANIC 60.7 300
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE 62.3 53

30 Units Overall

60.5%
N=767
Gender Rate N
Female 62.0 408
Male 58.8 359
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 61.4 547
20-24 53.3 90
25-39 64.8 71
40 OR OVER 57.6 59
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 56.0 234
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 66.7 18
FILIPINO 50.0 *
HISPANIC 61.6 344
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 70.4 81

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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Degree Transfer - Completion

Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2011-12 tracked for six years through 2016-17 who completed a degree, certificate or transfer-related outcomes.

Degree Transfer College Prepared

71.6% N=109
Gender Rate N
Female 72.1 61
Male 70.8 48
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 78.8 80
20-24 50.0 14
25-39 33.3 *
40 OR OVER 66.7 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 72.2 18
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A *
ASIAN 66.7 *
FILIPINO 100.0 *
HISPANIC 63.6 44
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 82.1 28

Persistence Unprepared For College

32.4%
N=658
Gender Rate N
Female 32.6 347
Male 32.2 311
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 34.0 467
20-24 23.7 76
25-39 35.4 *
40 OR OVER 26.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 31.5 216
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 16.7 *
FILIPINO 50.0 *
HISPANIC 33.3 300
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE 43.4 53

Persistence Overall

37.9%
N=767
Gender Rate N
Female 38.5 408
Male 37.3 359
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 40.6 547
20-24 27.8 90
25-39 35.2 71
40 OR OVER 32.2 59
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 34.6 234
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 33.3 18
FILIPINO 66.7 *
HISPANIC 37.2 344
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 56.8 81

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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Career Technical Education

Percentage of students completing more than eight units in courses classified as career technical education (or apprenticeship ) in a single discipline for the first time in 2011-12 tracked for six years through 2016-17 who completed a degree, certificate, apprenticeship or transfer-related outcomes.

Career Technical Education College Overall

51.7% N=1,146
Gender Rate N
Female 52.4 618
Male 50.8 528
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 52.1 167
20-24 56.8 324
25-39 49.6 427
40 OR OVER 47.8 228
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 46.0 265
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 25.0 *
ASIAN 49.4 83
FILIPINO 50.0 24
HISPANIC 59.7 414
PACIFIC ISLANDER 80.0 *
WHITE 47.1 242

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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Career Development and College Preparation (Non-credit)

Percentage of students tracked for six years through 2016-17, who started first time in 2011-12 in a Career Development and College Preparation course and completed a degree, certificate or transfer-related outcomes.

Career Development and College Preparation (Non-credit) Overall

N/A N=Less Than 10
Gender Rate N
Female N/A *
Male N/A *
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 N/A *
20-24 N/A *
25-39 N/A *
40 OR OVER N/A *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN N/A *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A *
ASIAN N/A *
FILIPINO N/A *
HISPANIC N/A *
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE N/A *

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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SkillsBuilder

The median percentage change in wages for students who completed higher level CTE coursework in 2014-2015 and left the system without receiving any type of traditional outcome such as transfer to a four year college or completion of a degree or certificate.

Career Builder - Mediam Earnings Change

+28.5% N=458
Disciplines with the highest enrollment Median percentage change Total N
Emergency Medical Services 35.6% 111
Information Technology, General 19.9% 74
Administration of Justice 31.5% 50
Accounting 12.2% 46
Paralegal 24.7% 40
Real Estate 12.2% 38
Child Development/Early Care and Education 28.3% 34
Business Administration 13.6% 26
Certified Nurse Assistant 27.8% 22
Computer Infrastructure and Support 9.3% 15

*: Cohort fewer than 10 students

Skills Builder - Demographics

Gender Median Percentage Change Total N
Female 22.9% 237
Male 32.5% 221
Age Median Percentage Change Total N
UNDER 20 129.6% 16
20-24 59.5% 107
25-39 28.3% 219
40 OR OVER 12.8% 116
Ethnicity/Race Median Percentage Change Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 26.7% 121
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0% *
ASIAN 25.6% 44
FILIPINO 17.9% *
HISPANIC 21.1% 154
PACIFIC ISLANDER 37.3% *
WHITE 50.4% 94

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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