PVC Description

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.

Quick Facts about Palo Verde College

Region

Southwest

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)

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

PVC Students

Total Students
3,668

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
14%
Part-Time
86%

Ethnic Diversity

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

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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