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Coordinates: 34°00′14.81″N 118°23′11.76″W / 34.0041139°N 118.3866°W / 34.0041139; -118.3866

West Los Angeles College, WLAC, West LA College
Established February 1969
Type Public Junior College
President Mark Rocha
Students 10,000
Location Los Angeles County, CA, USA
Campus Urban
Nickname Wildcats
Aerial view of the campus.

West Los Angeles College (also called West L.A. College or WLAC) is a public community college located in unincorporated Los Angeles County, California, United States, adjacent to Culver City.[1] It opened in 1969 and serves approximately 10,000 students in the communities of Baldwin Hills, Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Century City, Crenshaw, Culver City, La Tijera/Windsor Hills, Marina del Rey, Mar Vista, Pacific Palisades, Palms, Playa del Rey, Venice, Westchester, West Los Angeles and Westwood. Students come from a rich mixture of nationalities and cultures.

WLAC is a part of the California Community Colleges System, within the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD), and fully accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges[1]. The school offers Associate's degrees, 18 vocationally oriented programs in addition to 25 transfer programs.


WLAC fields teams in 8 intercollegiate sports with 5 men's teams and 3 women's teams. The Wildcats are members of the Western State Conference. The teams were previously known as the "Hustling Oilers".


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