International Students Program
Why Choose West Hills College Coalinga?

West Hills College Coalinga is the ideal place to begin your education in the United States. Opened in 1932, West Hills College Coalinga has been providing students with fully accredited, nationally recognized academic programs for almost seven decades. To learn more about the college and the area, visit the West Hills College Coalinga home page.

At West Hills College Coalinga, we have our own English as a Second Language (ESL) Program for qualifying students. Our program is designed to assist students with improvement of English fluency and comprehension. Our credit classes include English grammar, reading, writing and speaking. Our goal is to give international students extra language support needed for success  in the classroom.

International students have the opportunity to study with American students in a variety of ways. Not only will you gain an American education, you will have the opportunity to meet American students and learn about American culture.

Facts about West Hills College Coalinga:

On Campus Residential Living

First year students (under the age of 25) are required to live in the men's or women's residence halls.

*Upon acceptance to West Hills College Coalinga, a dorm contract will be sent. This package must be returned prior to arrival.

Distinguished Faculty

We require our full-time faculty members to possess at least a Master's Degree.


There is no TOEFL requirement to apply to the college.

English as a Second Language

We offer credit ESL classes for students who need extra language help.


We offer a wide variety of programs and courses.


Our courses and degrees transfer to many universities.

Student Services

We offer a variety of support services to ensure student success.


We offer morning, afternoon, evening and weekend classes.

Personal Attention

The average class has fewer than 30 students.

Safe and Peaceful Surroundings

Students pursue their educational goals in a quiet small town setting.

Contact US

Director of International Student Services
(559) 934-2432

Download Admissions Application

Student Application

Mail Application Materials to:

International Students Program
West Hills College Coalinga
300 Cherry Lane
Coalinga, CA 93210