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Online College - Tuition & Fees

Because WLAC is a public college, we can keep tuition low and quality high.  All fees are subject to change by the California legislature.

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Approximate Non-Resident student cost for tuition and mandatory fees for one year of undergraduate study (2017-2018):


  • WLAC..............................$7,128

    (based on 12 units per semester)
  • Private Colleges............$15,000 to $20,000

  • UCLA/UC Berkeley........$45,385 to $61,618

  • USC/Stanford................$54,323 to $59,836

 

State Public University Costs

How does West's tuition to online programs compare to tuition of other State's Public colleges?

State Public University Cost

State Cost   State Cost
Nevada $16,944   Vermont $31,960
Texas $21,958   New Hampshire $18,607
Illinois $22,926   Montana $20,647
Washington $26,899   Kentucky $19,606
Virginia $19,606   Ohio $22,843

 

Tuition and fees for the Online Associate Degree program at West Los Angeles College are among the lowest in the United States.  Students who transfer to a university after West to complete a Bachelor’s degree, save a big dollars.

 

  • 2 Years at West ($$) + 2 to 3 Years at a University ($$$$) ........$$$$$$$

  • 4 to 5 Years at a University..........................................................$$$$$$$$$$

 

Based on the required and estimated fees and expenses below, the approximate cost for one semester for a full-time student is $3,564.  Students are not required to enroll full-time. West does allow students to take individual courses.

 

REQUIRED FEES – Fees are subject to change

 

Type:

Cost:

Application and Health fee:

Waived for students studying online

Non-Resident Tuition:

$251.00 USD Per Unit

Enrollment fee:

$46.00 USD Per unit

Student Representation fee:

$1.00 USD Per Semester/Session