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High School Students

For Freshmen, Young Adults & High School Students

West offers great programs for traditional freshmen, young adults and current high school students. Check out the descriptions below. For more information or help getting started at the college and selecting the right path and programs, visit the WELCOME CENTER in the Technology Learning Center (TLC) on the 1st floor. Or, stop by the Learning Center in the Library (HLRC), 1st Floor.

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How to Apply for graduating High School Seniors and recent high school graduates.
If you will be taking classes while still in high school, please scroll down to Dual and Concurrent Enrollment

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High School Outreach & Recruitment

The WLAC Outreach Team assists high school students through the application and enrollment process at local high schools throughout the Fall and Spring semesters.

2023-24 Outreach visit schedule 
Recruiters are on high school campuses from

9:00 am - 2:00 pm, Monday - Friday.

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Shaq high school schedule.

The team also visits other sites and events, as able, and provides campus tours and information sessions for prospective students. Please select the corresponding link below to submit a request:

Contact Us:

  • Ms. Shaquan McGill | @email | (310) 287-9015
    Serves: Crenshaw, Dorsey, LA High, LACES, Palisades, Westchester
  • Ms. Dana Chotiner@email | (310) 287-4265​​​​​​
    Serves: Animo Venice, Hamilton, Inglewood HS, University HS, Venice HS
  • For other high schools and events, email us at or call (310) 287-4419

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Are You Still in High School?

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$0 Tuition LA College Promise Program

High school graduates of any age or income who are CA residents may qualify for the $0 Tuition LA College Promise Program for up to 2 years. Students must commit to full-time enrollment to qualify.

Other benefits include: Priority Registration, Free MTA / Metro Passes, Success Stipends ($$$) after successful completion of a semester, Free Chromebook

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WLAC - LMU Business Scholars

The WLAC-LMU Scholars Program is a partnership and pathway between West Los Angeles College (WLAC) and Loyola Marymount University (LMU) for students wishing to pursue a Bachelor of Business Administration degree or a Bachelor of Psychology degree. Students who successfully meet LMU's program requirements will receive guaranteed admission into the college's respective program.

Students can sign-up for this program as high school seniors or early in their freshman year at West. Benefits include guaranteed admission to LMU, access to LMU events, activities, services and advisors.

Interested? Submit the WLAC-LMU Scholars Program Interest Form

WLAC-LMU Scholars Program Coordinator 
Ruth Colato
Outreach and Recruitment / Welcome Center | (310) 287-9018

Virtual Campus Tour

Learn more about us from the comfort of your computer.


Welcome Center:
Technology Learning Center (TLC) 1st Floor


Phone: (310) 287-4419