FINANCIAL AID RATE85%
STUDENT TEACHER RATIO20:1
FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.$2,597
Average Grants + Scholarship Aid Awarded to Undergraduate Students
Percent of Full-Time Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid
Percent of Students Paying In-State Tuition vs Out-of-State Tuition
Los Angeles Southwest College
6201 Winnetka Ave, Woodland Hills, CA
Los Angeles Southwest College, located in Los Angeles, California, was founded in 1967 through the approval of the Los Angeles Board of Education. The school opened to an enrollment of 600 students, and since then has grown in size and scope, serving southern Los Angeles as a educational and cultural center, and serving over 6000 students annually. Los Angeles Southwest College is a two year public post-secondary institution that believes in providing students the best education possible, and takes pride in the fact that its students have a high graduation rate, becoming professionals in a variety of fields.
Southwest Los Angeles College offers a variety of programs that result in an associate degree or certificate. Students are able to choose a program of study that best suits their career or academic goals. Career and technical programs provide students with an education in one of many typically high demand fields, providing the training, skills, and knowledge necessary to operate as a professional in that field upon completion. Such programs typically take between one and two years to complete, resulting in an associate degree or certificate. Students enrolled in such a program will have a traditional classroom education combined with experience building practical courses. Graduates may seek employment immediately after graduation, though some fields may require certification or licensure.
Academic transfer programs are designed to facilitate the transfer to a four year institution after the completion of the freshman and sophomore years of a bachelors degree. Transfer to a public California college or university is made easier through agreements in place with schools throughout the state. Students wishing to transfer to a private or out of state school should meet with a counselor to outline a curriculum that best meets the requirements of the student's intended schools.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
As an open enrollment institution, students interested in enrollment must will be admitted if they meet the minimum requirements for admission. Students should submit a completed application combined with transcripts and test scores, followed by placement testing to determine which general education courses they will have to take. Students are encouraged to participate in orientation and meet with a counselor to outline a curriculum and choose a programs of study.
Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships. Students in need of financial assistance must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the information from which will be used to determine financial need, aid program eligibility, and monetary awards. Financial aid must be reapplied for prior to the start of each academic year, and students may be asked to provide additional financial documentation to ensure the accuracy of the FAFSA prior to the disbursement of funds.
Admission Requirements & Details
The information regarding admissions below may provide a better idea of the candidates Los Angeles Southwest College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $8,700. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are:
- State Residents: $1,200-$1,400
- Out-of-State: $8,100-$9,703
- Part-time students are charged:
- In-State: $46-$55 per unit
- Out-of-State: $310-$370 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||85%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||85%||$5,330|
|Receiving Student Loans||1%||$6,062|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and alumni, Los Angeles Southwest College may provide services like those listed below:
- Online classes
- Classes offered on nights and weekends
- Remedial courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Work study style employment
- Assistance to find work
- Day care for children
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Los Angeles Southwest College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Visual and Performing Arts
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