ACT | Online/Hybrid Classes | Westside Extension

Why West?



click to see brochure


West Los Angeles College, founded in 1969, is part of the California Community College system. We are located in the hills of Culver City on 70 beautiful acres with views of Marina del Rey, West LA and Century City. The park-like setting and small class sizes give the campus a private school atmosphere. However, tuition is affordable with fee waivers and financial aid (grants, scholarships & low interest loans) available to students of all ages.


Degree & Certificate Programs

West offers over 65 Associate degree and certificate programs. Offerings include university transfer courses and career training in high-paying occupations including dental hygiene, paralegal, nursing, aviation technology, computer science, real estate and more (click for complete list).


Working Adults Welcome

College is no longer just for full-time students right out of high school. West offers a number of options to fit the needs of busy working adults.


To Apply for Admission

The applicant must be:

  • 18 years of age or older with an interest in advancing
  • OR, a high school graduate
  • OR, a student under 18 and not a high school graduate under special programs

You do not have to be a California resident or US Citizen to apply.


How To Apply For Admissions & Register for Classes
International Students Click Here


Tuition & Fees

Because LACC is a public college, we can keep tuition low and quality high.


CA Resident Tuition $46 per unit
Non-Resident Tuition $190 per unit
International Students $212 per unit
Other Fees
ASO Fee $7
Student Representation Fee $1
Health Fee $11

Fee Waivers ($0 Tuition!), Scholarships, Federal & State Grants, and Low Interest Loans available. Contact Financial Aid for more information and assistance.



Like most California community colleges, West does not offer campus housing. Local free papers and online apartment finders are also good resources to help students find local apartments and rooms for rent.


Convenient Location & Parking (map)

West is on 9000 Overland just east of Sepulveda Blvd, between Slauson and Jefferson. The campus is easily reached from the 10 fwy or 405 fwy or by the Metro or Santa Monica Blue Bus - simply connect to the Culver City Green bus at Fox Hills Mall or on Venice.Unlike many campuses, West has ample parking to accommodate its student population and the semester parking pass is a low $20 or $27.


Here to Help

West is committed to student success. We offer a variety of support services to help students reach their goals including educational counseling, a university transfer center, and financial aid. EOP&S, TRIO and CARE are just a few programs to help low income and non-traditional students reach their goals. The Office of Special Services offers assistance to students with learning and physical disabilities. DESCRIPTIONS OF STUDENT SERVICES.


Activities & Athletics

In addition to an outstanding education, West students enjoy fun and enriching activities including - Cultural, social and academic clubs and student government with the ASO. Through the Dance, Music and Theater departments, there are a number of performance opportunities.

And, West has an active athletics programs with competitive teams for both men and women.