Diablo Valley College (DVC)

Pleasant Hill, CA

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Diablo Valley College

Diablo Valley College

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Agriculture and Natural Resources

Major Certificate Program Associates
Applied Horticulture/Horticultural Operations
Landscaping and Groundskeeping

Arts & Humanities

Major Certificate Program Associates
Art/Art Studies
Chinese Language and Literature
English Language and Literature
French Language and Literature
General Music
German Language and Literature
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Italian Language and Literature
Japanese Language and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Russian Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology


Major Certificate Program Associates
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science
Business Administration and Management
Hospitality Management and Administration
Real Estate
Sales, Distribution and Marketing Operations
Small Business Administration/Management

Communication & Media

Major Certificate Program Associates
Animation, Interactive Media, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Radio and Television
Recording Arts Technology

Culinary Arts & Food Service

Major Certificate Program Associates
Culinary Arts
Culinary, Catering, and Restaurant Manager, Management


Major Certificate Program Associates
Special Education and Teaching


Major Certificate Program Associates
Architectural Technology/Technician

Family and Consumer Science Professions

Major Certificate Program Associates
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Child Care and Support Services Management

Fitness, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Major Certificate Program Associates
Athletic Training/Trainer
Health and Physical Education
Physical Fitness Technician (Personal Training and Exercise Science)
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Health & Medical Services

Major Certificate Program Associates
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician
Other Health/Medical Preparatory Programs
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

Library Professions

Major Certificate Program Associates
Library and Archives Assisting

Life Science

Major Certificate Program Associates
Biology/Biological Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Major Certificate Program Associates

Security and Protective Service Careers

Major Certificate Program Associates
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Forensic Science and Technology
Other Corrections and Criminal Justice

Skilled Trades

Major Certificate Program Associates
Building/Home/Construction Inspection/Inspector
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair

Social Sciences

Major Certificate Program Associates
Other Geography
Political Science and Government

Technician Careers

Major Certificate Program Associates
Civil Drafting and Civil Engineering CAD/CADD
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD


Major Certificate Program Associates
Computer Programming/Programmer
Computer Support Specialist
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications

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DVC Ratings & Reviews

Overall Rating for Academics:

Rated 2 of 5 Stars 1 Review

100% of students gave Diablo Valley College 2 stars in Academics.

Student Ratings

Former Student - Last Attended 2000

Academics Rating

Like any community college, all of the classes were pretty small. But there are a lot of options offered to students. You can't beat the flexibility of the schedule, so if you are working while you are attending classes, you will have no problem finding something that works for you.

DVC Academic Details

Academic Calendar Semester
Retention Rate 76%
Carnegie Class Associate's--Public Suburban-serving Multicampus

Specialty Study Options

  • Independent Study
  • Internships
  • Day Classes
  • Night Classes
  • Online Classes

Faculty Ethnic Diversity

  • Caucasian: 63
  • Unknown and Other: 20
  • Asian: 7
  • Latino: 6
  • African American: 4
Caucasian 63
Unknown and Other 20
Asian 7
Latino 6
African American 4

Faculty at Diablo Valley College

Total Faculty 723
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 29
Full-Time Professors 447
Male Faculty 343
Part-Time Professors 486
Women Faculty 380

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