Helping To Turn Potential Into Progress

Whether you’re a first-year or transfer student, West Hills College Coalinga is here to help you begin your academic journey. Apply today by following the steps below.

The Admissions Process

Apply for Admission
We welcome you to apply using our online admissions process. Begin your free online application today!
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Apply for Financial Aid

West Hills College Coalinga is committed to assisting students and their families in meeting the cost of a college education.

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Placement Tests & Orientation
We ask our students to participate in an orientation along with taking a placement test prior to registering for classes.
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Meet With A Counselor
Our team of dedicated counselors are here to answer any questions you have, and to help set you on a path to success.
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Register & Pay for Classes
Search and register for classes up to a whole year in advance using our online registration program, Reg365.
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Let Us Help You Fund Your Education

Nothing is out of reach at West Hills, and that includes the cost of education. See how our financial aid programs support you when you need it most. Learn about West Hills’ unique “Paid Like A Paycheck” disbursement program that provides payment every two weeks.
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Admission FAQs

Looking for more information about how to attend West Hills College? We’re here to help.
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  • With our REG 365 initiative, class registration becomes available in April/May each year, allowing registrations for the following Summer, Fall, and Spring semesters - the entire academic year all at once! Priority registration is granted based upon special factors such as active military/veteran status, membership in a special group (i.e. President's Scholars, SSS TRiO), and number of college units completed. New students need to complete the application for admission, placement testing, orientation, and counseling. For more information call Student Services. Here is the information for all locations: West Hills College Coalinga: 559-934-2000 | West Hills College Coalinga, North District Center 559-934-2977 | West Hills College Lemoore: 559-925-3000  

  • Fall semesters run from August to December, with Spring semesters beginning in January and ending in May. Some classes are offered as "Nine Week" short-term sessions and may be available mid-semester. Summer sessions typically run from June to late July or early August. Please check your "myWestHills" portal for a complete listing by location.

    1. West Hills Community College offers certificates of completion, Associate Degrees in Arts (AA) or Sciences (AS), as well as Associate Degrees for Transfer (ADT). Students can prepare for the world of work in a matter of months, earn a degree, find employment, or transfer to a four-year university. You can also take classes to update your skills or for personal enrichment! For more information on the classes that universities will accept (in a specific major), consult and/or speak with your academic advisor or counselor.
  • Visit our cost of attendance pagefor current information on tuition and fee waivers. Tuition rates differ based on California residency status.