Mission and Vision

Vision Statement

West Hills College Coalinga is committed to the relentless pursuit of student success.

Mission Statement

West Hills College Coalinga offers associates degrees, transfer degrees, career and technical certificate programs and is committed to inspiring all learners by providing dynamic and high quality academic programs and services, including those offered through distance education. The college fosters its students' ability to think, communicate, effectively reason and develop compassion through learning, connection, and service.



Goal 1

Improve success, retention and persistence of all students by improving transfer rates and the number of certificates and degrees awarded.

Goal 2

Increase enrollment by recruiting students locally and internationally via responding directly to the current and projected demographic and global economic trends

Goal 3

Support and strengthen Career Technical Programs through research and sustained interaction with the business community.

Goal 4

Develop new and strengthen existing external collaborative relationships and partnerships.

Goal 5

Advance a learning college culture that promotes a passion for learning, builds leadership and civic engagement across all stakeholder groups.

Goal 6

Provide new and expanded opportunities for faculty and staff development which support an atmosphere of excellence in academics and student support services.