LAVC Description

Los Angeles Valley College, in Valley Glen, CA is an ideal place for those living in or around the San Fernando Valley who are unemployed and looking for a new, in-demand career or seeking a four-year education.

With over 140 associate degree and certificate programs, L.A. Valley College’s fields of study lead to promising careers in Pharmacy Tech, Business, Home Health, Nursing, Fire Technology, Respiratory Therapy and Computer Science among others.

Attuned to the needs of Los Angeles County, L.A. Valley College also offers a unique and exciting job training program through its groundbreaking Job Training Institute. Through this division, students as well as local residents may attend career clubs, or enroll in an internship program to improve job skills and opportunities.

Also available to students is career counseling, which is organized into one-on-one meetings with a professional career counselor.

Students who wish to transfer to a four-year school also have much to choose from at Valley. Associate’s degrees in General Studies, as well as such academic areas as Art, Engineering, English, Foreign Languages, Humanities, Jewish Studies, Psychology and many others may all be found at Valley as well.

Though tuition is lower for in-state residents, eligible students may also receive partial or full financial aid through such sources as Pell grants, state grants, loans and scholarships.

Quick Facts about Los Angeles Valley College

Region

Southwest

Setting

Large City Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Parking Permit Required

Yes

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$1,220

Out-of-State Tuition

$5,580

Retention Rate

70%

Enrollment

19,505

Year Established

1949

LAVC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 4

5 star
  1 review
4 star
  2 reviews
3 star
  1 review
2 star
 
1 star
 

50% of students gave Los Angeles Valley College 4 stars overall.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating:
4

Detailed Ratings

what I like most about this school is the class size. its never too big of a class.

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LAVC Students

Total Students
19,505

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
23%
Part-Time
77%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
41%
African American
6%
Caucasian
30%
Asian
9%
Unknown and Other
13%

International Students

International
1%
Domestic
99%

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