Westwood College-Arlington Ballston, VA

Institution Details

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Westwood College-Arlington Ballston

4420 N. Fairfax Dr.
Arlington
VA
22203
School Setting City: Midsize: Territory inside an urbanized area and inside a principal city with population less than 250,000 and greater than or equal to 100,000.
Geographic RegionSoutheast AL AR FL GA KY LA MS NC SC TN VA WV
Campus PresidentValarie Trimarchi
Name of System, Governing Board or Corporate Structure Institution is part of a system or corporate entity
Westwood College
Opeflag Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Institutional control or affiliationPrivate for-profit (profit-making) institution - A private institution in which the individual(s) or agency in control receives compensation other than wages, rent, or other expenses for the assumption of risk.
Dual credit Yes
Calendar system Quarter
A calendar system in which the academic year consists of 3 sessions called quarters of about 12 weeks each. The range may be from 10 to 15 weeks. There may be an additional quarter in the summer
Admission test scores Neither required nor recommended

Student Details

The Student Details section provides a numeric overview of the students enrolled at the institution. The data lists the number of total students and breaks down this statistic by gender, full-time vs. part-time students, and student-to-faculty-ratio. With this information, you can determine the school’s size, the availability and popularity of part-time programs compared to full-time programs, and the potential size of classes. This section also discusses the institution’s admissions and retention rate. With this information, you can gain a sense of your own likelihood of obtaining admittance to the institution, as well as how many students typically continue on at the institution after one year.
Total Number of Students 476
Number of Men 236
Number of Women 240
Percentage Women50%
Percentage Men50 %
Full-time Students 355
Part-time Students 121
Number of Applicants 176
Number of Admitted 109
Admissions Rate 62%
Full-time Retention Rate (2012) 47%
Student-to-faculty Ratio 15 to 1

Tuition + Costs*

The Cost section provides an overview of how much it will cost to attend the institution for the full academic year. The section discusses the average annual cost of tuition, books and supplies, room and board, and extra expenses and fees. With this information, you can estimate how much it may cost you to attend the institution yourself.
In-state Tuition $14,653
Books and Supplies $2,700
On Campus Room and Board $0
In-state Fees $243
Out of State Tuition $243
Application Fee $50
Estimated Total$17,889

Net Price + Financial Aid*

The Net Price & Federal aid provides an overview of the average amount of financial aid awarded to undergraduate and first-time students enrolled in the institution, as well as the percentage of students that received aid. The types of financial aid that is reported includes scholarship aid, institutional grant aid, federal grant aid, state/local grant aid, Pell grant aid, and federal student loan aid. With this information, you can get a feeling for the types of financial aid that you might receive once you are enrolled in the institution.
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid 100%
Average amount of federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid dollars received by undergraduate students$2,899
Percent of full-time, first-time undergraduates receiving federal grant aid 78%
Average amount of federal grant aid received by full-time, first-time undergraduates $3,358
Percent of undergraduate students receiving Pell grants 70%
Average amount Pell grant aid received by undergraduate students $4,025
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal student loans 83%
Average amount of federal student loan aid received by undergraduate students $11,865
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Degrees

The Degrees section provides an overview of the top area of studies that are awarded by the institution and the number of degrees that are awarded at each level. The degree types are classified by the US Department of Education’s CIP code system. With this information, you can begin to determine whether the institution offers the particular area of study and degree level that you would like to pursue.

Degrees Offered

yes1 but Less Than 2 Yr Certificate
yesAssociate’s Degree
yesBachelor’s Degree

Degrees Awarded

Degrees Awarded by CIPCODE

Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other34
Construction Management15
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager9
Design and Visual Communications, General7
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects3
Game and Interactive Media Design3
Business Administration and Management, General1
Marketing/Marketing Management, General1
Health/Health Care Administration/Management1
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other1
Graphic Design1

Degrees Awarded by Level

Bachelor's Degree72
Associate's Degree1

Additional Services

yesWeekend/evening college
yesAcademic/career counseling service
yesEmployment services for students
yesPlacement services for completers

Sports and Athletics

Tel / Fax (703) 243-3992
Institution’s internet website address http://www.westwood.edu
Disclaimer
All data has been taken directly from the US Department of Education's IPEDS Data Center and reflects information that was self-reported by the institution for the 2012-2013 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Refer to our glossary for additional reference for the information given above.