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  • Everyone who would like to attend one of our Colleges must complete an admissions application. 

    How to apply, a step-by-step view of the admissions process

    After applying to one of our colleges you will be asked to have your official transcripts sent to us from any previous colleges or universities you have attended.

    For more information, please see “I completed classes at another college. How do I receive credit for these courses at West Hills?” 

  • No. If you are 18 or over, you do not need a high school diploma for admission to West Hills College. 

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    If you are under age 18 or still in high school, you will need a special admission form which must be submitted (in person) to Student Services.

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  • Please see our college admission pages for full details on how to apply to one of our colleges. 

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  • Don’t worry, going to college is not as daunting as you may think. To get started, please review our Admissions page which includes a step by step process on how to apply to one of our colleges and how to seek financial assistance.

    After applying, you will be asked to complete an online student orientation to help you get familiar with our colleges and all the services available to you to help you succeed. 

    Should you run into any issues or have any questions feel free to contact us at any time. 

    How to apply, a step-by-step view of the admissions process

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  • The first step after applying to one of our colleges is to have your official transcripts sent to us from any previous colleges or universities you have attended.

    Currently, West Hills requires official copies of transcripts from ANY institution of higher education you have attended (whether you passed classes or not) in order to grant a degree. To receive credit, the school you attended must be regionally-accredited.

    Typically, your previous school will have a link on their website or portal to request your transcripts be sent to us (or directly to you). Transcripts must still be sealed to be considered official. Allow 2-3 weeks from the time you requested them for your transcripts to arrive. 

    Then, speak to your team counselor to request that your transcripts be evaluated and schedule a follow-up appointment to review the results. Evaluations may take up to 4-6 weeks from the time of request.

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    Variation: I attended another college and now want to come to West Hills. How do I begin?