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South Bay Campus

19700 S. Vermont Ave., Suite 100
Torrance, CA 90502
Local: 1-310-965-0888
Toll Free: 1-888-403-3308

*For Everest students seeking to continue their education please call 909-931-7550 and press 1 for admissions.

Westwood College – South Bay Campus is conveniently located in the heart of the South Bay in Torrance, California. Outstanding cultural arts and music festivals, plus a short boat ride to Catalina Island and gorgeous weather year-round, make South Bay a paradise for living and learning. Additional attractions include outstanding shopping, dining and sporting events, plus endless beaches and a thriving nightlife.

We pride ourselves on providing students with an excellent career-focused education enhanced by local industry professionals as instructors. Students enjoy an intimate classroom environment with dedicated and knowledgeable faculty and staff, along with ample campus resources including a spacious library, a no-cost tutoring program and access to computers and software to assist in research and study needs. When not in class, students have access to our student lounge equipped with vending machines, refrigerator, microwave oven and fresh-brewed coffee.

  • Programs

    School of Technology

    School of Healthcare

    School of Business

    School of Design

    School of Justice

    Not all programs are offered every term. Check with the campus for current program offerings.

    Download our course catalog for a for details on our degree programs and our addendum for updated tuition and fee information.

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    Our graduates receive hands-on, career-focused training. Don't wait another day; start transforming your life into the one you've always wanted.

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    Did You Know?

    Our fast-track approach can help you earn your associate degree in as little as 17 months or your bachelor's degree in as little as three years.

  • Maps & Transportation


    Public Transportation
    Our campus is conveniently situated on South Vermont Avenue (off of 190th Street and Del Amo Boulevard).  Students from South Los Angeles can travel to the campus with a short bus ride.  The campus is easily accessible by the Metro Rapid Blue line and Green line, as well as bus lines 205, 550, 130 and Torrance 1.

  • Campus Life

    The South Bay campus is surrounded by numerous restaurants, attractions and entertainment venues. Just 15 minutes from campus, students have the option of exploring Downtown Long Beach or relaxing on the shores of Redondo or Hermosa Beach. Students who enjoy shopping frequent the Del Amo Mall and South Bay Pavilion. Westwood College - South Bay is also just minutes from the Home Depot Center where students can enjoy sporting events, concerts and community events.

    The campus promotes student development through a number of activities and honor programs including:*

    • Dean’s List luncheon
    • Professional workshops
    • Perfect-attendance pizza parties
    • On-campus hiring and recruitment events

    Social activities include:

    • Halloween costume contest
    • Turkey Bowl
    • Holiday party
    • New student socials
    • Graduation festivities and ceremonies

    We also offer opportunities for students to participate in field trips, program specific clubs and career networking events.

    *More information on student activities can be found in the student services section of the course catalogs

    Request More Information

    Our graduates receive hands-on, career-focused training. Don't wait another day; start transforming your life into the one you've always wanted.

    request information

    Did You Know?

    Our fast-track approach can help you earn your associate degree in as little as 17 months or your bachelor's degree in as little as three years.

  • News

    Read about the most recent happenings on Facebook, see what we've been tweeting about or check out our College and Career blog for interesting resources. Our most recent news stories are listed right here:

    Westwood College featured on MSN Money

    Read the full article here.


    Westwood College graduate is one of five students nationwide to receive APSCU’s GREAT award

    Guillermo De La Riva was selected from more than 180 nominations for the 2014 award.


    U.S. Congresswoman Judy Chu Visits Westwood Inland Empire Campus

    California's 27th District U.S. Representative exchanges thoughts on key issues with staff, students


    Westwood's Chris Turen selected as HCHG chamber "Educator of the Year"

    Turen honored at HCHG Chamber's 75th Annual Awards and Installation Luncheon Jan. 30


    Westwood College introduces new scholarship and reward program

    100% of Westwood College students eligible for at least one of 11 institutional scholarships or rewards.


    New Westwood technology program gives students in-depth training for specialized career fields

    Westwood College today unveiled a new Information Technology (IT) program designed to provide students with the latest hands-on skills they need for meaningful employment in computer networking upon graduation.


    Westwood College's national "Good Works" service program raises $25,000 for community groups

    Faculty and staff from Westwood College recently hit the streets on a mission to do "Good Works" by helping more than 38 local community organizations throughout the U.S.


    Westwood College launches national "Good Works" community service program

    Month-long program to raise up to $25,000 in donations, serve 5,000 volunteer hours.


    Westwood College, Los Angeles Chambers of Commerce Host Regional Networking Mixer

    Westwood College hosts a Regional Networking Mixer for Los Angeles Chambers of Commerce. 


    Members of congress welcome Westwood College during Hill Day

    Westwood students visit U.S. Capital offices and discuss the face of career colleges.


    Westwood College takes on larger role in strategic direction of private sector colleges

    Committee appointments by Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities reinforce partnership between college and trade organization


    California representatives Loretta Sanchez and Ed Royce visit Westwood College and see hands-on learning in action

    Students, faculty, staff and area employer join representatives in tour.


    Westwood College students create a path to job success in a challenging economy

    Eric Lovett named 2012 recipient of the $10,000 Platinum PATH Scholarship.


    Westwood College launches School of Healthcare in California to meet rapid industry and jobs growth

    Hands-on curriculum and expanded program requirements exceed current standards to ensure job preparedness.


    Westwood College's fourth gathering of video game legends prepares students for employment in gaming

    Top industry pros give tips, advice and specific feedback to gaming students through pitch competition.


    Westwood College & Black Book Sessions partner to host youth art contest

    Event paired popular artists with local youth to celebrate art and inspire creativity.


    Westwood College announces graduate success stories

    Alumni recognized for completing degrees and using hands-on skills to find fulfilling careers despite personal and economic challenges.


    Westwood College staff volunteers more than 400 hours in support of ACICS Centennial We SERVE Community Service Week

    Central Administration staff donated time to Food Bank of the Rockies, Junior Achievement and others.


    Westwood College named Goodwill Southern California's business partner of the year

    Award presented to Westwood’s Inland Empire Campus at annual Hope, Jobs and Futures event.


    Westwood College launches Medical Assisting program to meet California's 31% projected job growth rate

    Medical Insurance Coding and Billing associate degree program also to be offered.


Featured program: School of Healthcare

School of Healthcare - Hands-on instruction

Do you want to make a difference in people's lives?

Develop the skills and knowledge needed to assist doctors and and help patients. Check out our programs in this growing industry. If you're confused, take a look at the "All Stars of Healthcare" to find out more about the responsibilities and specialties of medical support staff.