2017 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 2015-16 academic year. Students represented differ from those included for calculation of Scorecard metrics, which are based on first-time students enrolled in 2010-11.

Total Students
16,479

Gender Rate
Female 59.0%
Male 41.0%
Unknown 0.0%
Age Rate
Less than 20 years old 21.2%
20 to 24 years old 32.8%
25 to 39 years old 33.0%
40 or more years old 13.0%
Unknown 0.0%
Ethnicity/Race Rate
African American 27.2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.3%
Asian 7.1%
Filipino 1.4%
Hispanic 42.5%
Pacific Islander 0.2%
White 14.4%
Two or more Races 3.6%
Unknown 3.4%
Institutional Information Rate
Full Time Equivalent Students 7,739.7
Credit Sections 1,916
Non-Credit Sections 98
Median Credit Section Size 32
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 60.3%
Percentage of First-Generation Students 47.2%
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 423:1
* Insufficient Data ** No Data

Profile - Historical Trend


Year2011-122012-132013-142014-152015-16
Students**13,92415,42314,85616,479
Gender
Female**59.2%59.5%57.9%59.0%
Male**40.8%40.5%42.1%41.0%
Unknown**0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Age
Less than 20 years old**20.4%20.2%20.5%21.2%
20 to 24 years old**31.6%32.5%33.6%32.8%
25 to 39 years old**31.8%32.9%32.4%33.0%
40 or more years old**16.1%14.4%13.5%13.0%
Unknown**0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Ethnicity/Race
African American**31.1%30.4%29.1%27.2%
American Indian/Alaska Native**0.3%0.3%0.3%0.3%
Asian**6.1%5.8%6.3%7.1%
Filipino**1.2%1.3%1.3%1.4%
Hispanic**37.5%40.0%41.3%42.5%
Pacific Islander**0.3%0.2%0.3%0.2%
White**15.0%14.4%14.0%14.4%
Two or more Races**3.1%3.3%3.6%3.6%
Unknown**5.5%4.2%3.8%3.4%
Institutional Information
Full Time Equivalent Students**6,774.16,999.67,314.97,739.7
Credit Sections**1,4401,6301,7101,916
Non-Credit Sections**34436698
Median Credit Section Size**36353432
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty**65.0%61.0%58.7%60.3%
Percentage of First-Generation Students****41.9%*47.2%*47.2%
Student Counseling Ratio**828:1750:1516:1423:1
 
* Insufficient data
** No data

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Remedial / ESL

Percentage of credit students tracked for six years through 2010-11 who first enrolled in a course below transfer level in English, mathematics, and/or ESL during 2015-16 and completed a college-level course in the same discipline.

Remedial Math

21.3% N=1,364
Gender Rate N
Female 20.3 818
Male 22.7 546
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 26.9 525
20-24 19.3 399
25-39 17.7 294
40 OR OVER 13.7 146
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 17.0 558
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 28.6 *
ASIAN 34.8 23
FILIPINO 12.5 *
HISPANIC 24.8 528
PACIFIC ISLANDER 14.3 *
WHITE 27.0 89

Remedial English

34.3%
N=1,142
Gender Rate N
Female 36.8 658
Male 31.0 484
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 39.4 475
20-24 29.1 309
25-39 30.9 217
40 OR OVER 34.0 141
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 28.9 499
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 42.9 *
ASIAN 60.0 25
FILIPINO 60.0 10
HISPANIC 37.4 430
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 42.9 77

Remedial English As Second Language (ESL)

24.5%
N=151
Gender Rate N
Female 27.2 92
Male 20.3 59
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 27.3 11
20-24 11.1 27
25-39 22.4 58
40 OR OVER 32.7 55
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 20.8 53
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 28.6 21
FILIPINO 0.0 *
HISPANIC 21.9 32
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE 28.0 25

*: 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 2014-15 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
  5.8% N=655 13.7% N=655
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 5.8 329 13.7 329
Male 5.8 326 13.8 326
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 5.8 500 14.4 500
20-24 7.3 82 15.9 82
25-39 4.1 49 6.1 49
40 OR OVER 4.2 24 8.3 24
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 3.8 183 6.6 183
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 N/A 0.0 N/A
ASIAN 33.3 * 55.6 *
FILIPINO 0.0 * 0.0 *
HISPANIC 4.9 367 13.4 367
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 * 25.0 *
WHITE 12.3 57 28.1 57

Transfer Level Achievement English

  1-Year 2-Year
  34.8% N=655 48.7% N=655
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 35.6 329 49.5 329
Male 34.0 326 47.9 326
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 37.6 500 50.8 500
20-24 29.3 82 43.9 82
25-39 18.4 49 38.8 49
40 OR OVER 29.2 24 41.7 24
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 27.3 183 36.6 183
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 N/A 0.0 N/A
ASIAN 33.3 * 66.7 *
FILIPINO 33.3 * 33.3 *
HISPANIC 35.1 367 51.5 367
PACIFIC ISLANDER 25.0 * 50.0 *
WHITE 52.6 57 64.9 57

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Persistence

Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2010-11 tracked for six years through 2015-16 who enrolled in the first three consecutive terms.

Persistence College Prepared

72.9% N=118
Gender Rate N
Female 68.8 48
Male 75.7 70
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 69.7 89
20-24 63.6 11
25-39 100.0 *
40 OR OVER 90.9 11
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 88.0 25
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A *
ASIAN 81.8 11
FILIPINO 75.0 *
HISPANIC 73.0 37
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE 59.3 27

Persistence Unprepared For College

73.8%
N=755
Gender Rate N
Female 73.8 405
Male 73.7 350
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 76.5 523
20-24 58.1 86
25-39 77.4 *
40 OR OVER 67.7 62
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 70.7 266
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 80.0 *
ASIAN 61.5 13
FILIPINO 100.0 *
HISPANIC 75.7 321
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 77.8 54

Persistence Overall

73.7%
N=873
Gender Rate N
Female 73.3 453
Male 74.0 420
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 75.5 612
20-24 58.8 97
25-39 79.1 91
40 OR OVER 71.2 73
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 72.2 291
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 80.0 *
ASIAN 70.8 24
FILIPINO 83.3 *
HISPANIC 75.4 358
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 71.6 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 2010-11 tracked for six years through 2015-16 who achieved at least 30 units.

30 Units College Prepared

71.2% N=118
Gender Rate N
Female 77.1 48
Male 67.1 70
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 76.4 89
20-24 54.5 11
25-39 57.1 *
40 OR OVER 54.5 11
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 72.0 25
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A *
ASIAN 81.8 11
FILIPINO 50.0 *
HISPANIC 70.3 37
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE 74.1 27

30 Units Unprepared For College

59.9%
N=755
Gender Rate N
Female 60.0 405
Male 59.7 350
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 63.7 523
20-24 39.5 86
25-39 57.1 *
40 OR OVER 59.7 62
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 51.1 266
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 60.0 *
ASIAN 53.8 13
FILIPINO 100.0 *
HISPANIC 66.0 321
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 66.7 54

30 Units Overall

61.4%
N=873
Gender Rate N
Female 61.8 453
Male 61.0 420
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 65.5 612
20-24 41.2 97
25-39 57.1 91
40 OR OVER 58.9 73
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 52.9 291
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 60.0 *
ASIAN 66.7 24
FILIPINO 66.7 *
HISPANIC 66.5 358
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 69.1 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 2010-11 tracked for six years through 2015-16 who completed a degree, certificate or transfer-related outcomes.

Degree Transfer College Prepared

64.4% N=118
Gender Rate N
Female 62.5 48
Male 65.7 70
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 66.3 89
20-24 45.5 11
25-39 71.4 *
40 OR OVER 63.6 11
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 60.0 25
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A *
ASIAN 90.9 11
FILIPINO 50.0 *
HISPANIC 59.5 37
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE 66.7 27

Persistence Unprepared For College

32.5%
N=755
Gender Rate N
Female 32.6 405
Male 32.3 350
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 35.9 523
20-24 25.6 86
25-39 21.4 *
40 OR OVER 27.4 62
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 27.4 266
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 20.0 *
ASIAN 30.8 13
FILIPINO 100.0 *
HISPANIC 34.6 321
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 40.7 54

Persistence Overall

36.8%
N=873
Gender Rate N
Female 35.8 453
Male 37.9 420
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 40.4 612
20-24 27.8 97
25-39 25.3 91
40 OR OVER 32.9 73
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 30.2 291
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 20.0 *
ASIAN 58.3 24
FILIPINO 66.7 *
HISPANIC 37.2 358
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 49.4 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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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 2010-11 tracked for six years through 2015-16 who completed a degree, certificate, apprenticeship or transfer-related outcomes.

Career Technical Education College Overall

46.6% N=1,123
Gender Rate N
Female 48.1 563
Male 45.0 560
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 57.3 178
20-24 53.0 304
25-39 41.0 437
40 OR OVER 39.7 204
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 42.5 294
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 48.7 78
FILIPINO 68.8 16
HISPANIC 47.9 384
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 *
WHITE 43.2 241

*: 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 2015-16, who started first time in 2010-11 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 2013-2014 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

+22.6% N=524
Disciplines with the highest enrollment Median percentage change Total N
Emergency Medical Services 36.8% 95
Information Technology, General 13.5% 89
Accounting 14.1% 66
Child Development/Early Care and Education 10.8% 54
Administration of Justice 102.8% 51
Paralegal 15.7% 51
Real Estate 8.0% 45
Business Administration 7.5% 32
Fire Technology 10.2% 27
Film Production 113.9% 26

*: Cohort fewer than 10 students

Skills Builder - Demographics

Gender Median Percentage Change Total N
Female 17.8% 286
Male 27.9% 238
Age Median Percentage Change Total N
UNDER 20 274.1% 18
20-24 90.0% 122
25-39 22.2% 243
40 OR OVER 6.3% 141
Ethnicity/Race Median Percentage Change Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 16.8% 148
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE -72.5% *
ASIAN 17.2% 41
FILIPINO 18.9% 16
HISPANIC 32.4% 172
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0% *
WHITE 34.2% 108

*: 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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