Los Angeles Valley College (LAVC)

Van Nuys, CA

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Los Angeles Valley College

Los Angeles Valley College Student Essentials

Los Angeles Valley College Student Essentials
Region: Southwest
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.lavc.cc.ca.us
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

About LAVC

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.

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LAVC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 4 Reviews

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

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating

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


LAVC Map & Location

Los Angeles Valley College
5800 Fulton Avenue
Van Nuys, CA 91401


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Getting Around LAVC

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

6/10
walk

Transit

Good transit. This area has adequate public transportation.

7/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Van Nuys, CA

Winter
Dec
67
41
Jan
68
42
Feb
68
44
Spring
Mar
70
46
Apr
73
50
May
76
55
Summer
Jun
81
59
Jul
87
62
Aug
88
62
Fall
Sep
86
60
Oct
80
54
Nov
73
46

LAVC Students

Total Students 19,505

Ethnic Diversity:

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

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 23%
Part-Time 77%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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