Palo Verde College (PVC)

Blythe, CA

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Palo Verde College

Palo Verde College Student Essentials

Palo Verde College Student Essentials
Region: Southwest
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.paloverde.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $1,288
Out-of-State Tuition: $5,880
Retention Rate: 57%
Enrollment: 3,668
Year Established: 1947

About PVC

In addition to professional certificates and associate’s degrees in high-employment fields, Palo Verde College in Blythe, California offers highly accessible, comprehensive student services.

At Palo Verde, students can train to work in such fields as Alcohol and Drug Counseling, Business Management, Computer Information Science and Practical Nursing. Programs in the liberal arts, humanities and social and natural sciences are also available to prepare students for transfer to a four-year school.

The Needles Center provides comprehensive student services. Students may drop in anytime to take make-up tests, career assessment evaluations and to receive disability support and tutoring in English, Math and other subjects.

Anyone with a high school diploma or GED may enroll after filling out an application, attending an orientation and taking a placement test.

Students may apply for scholarships, Pell grants and other forms of financial aid to see if they are eligible. Tuition assistance programs for such populations as foster youth are also available to those who qualify.

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PVC Map & Location

Palo Verde College
1 College Drive
Blythe, CA 92225


Getting Around PVC

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

10/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Blythe, CA

Winter
Dec
66
39
Jan
68
40
Feb
73
44
Spring
Mar
80
49
Apr
88
55
May
97
63
Summer
Jun
105
70
Jul
109
78
Aug
108
77
Fall
Sep
102
70
Oct
90
57
Nov
77
46

PVC Students

Total Students 3,668

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 29%
  • African American: 12%
  • Caucasian: 37%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 4%
  • Unknown and Other: 17%
Latino 29%
African American 12%
Caucasian 37%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 4%
Unknown and Other 17%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 14%
Part-Time 86%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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Palo Verde College

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