Antelope Valley College

Tel: (661)722-6300
13,849 students
Public institution
Antelope Valley College is a comprehensive community college, serving students attending college for the first time and those returning after a long interval an opportunity to pursue degree or certificate programs, satisfy transfer requirements, or attend vocational training. Students seeking opportunities to advance careers or enhance personal growth are also valued members of the Antelope Valley College community.
School Highlights:
Antelope Valley College serves 13,849 students (27% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 44:1 is lower than the community college average of 45:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
Antelope Valley College is one of 55 community colleges within Los Angeles County, CA.
The nearest community college is University of Antelope Valley (2.90 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 315 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
College Antelope Valley College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 315 staff
61 staff
Antelope Valley College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 13,849 has declined by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 44:1 has increased from 38:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment 13,849 students 1,296 students
Antelope Valley College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 44:1
Antelope Valley College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 3,767 students
814 students
Antelope Valley College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 10,082 students
1,040 students
Antelope Valley College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Antelope Valley College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Antelope Valley College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Antelope Valley College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Antelope Valley College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Antelope Valley College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Antelope Valley College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Antelope Valley College Unknown (2006-2013)
Antelope Valley College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.70 0.68
Antelope Valley College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,104 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 41% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,664 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,104 $5,660
Antelope Valley College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,664 $10,250
Antelope Valley College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 82%
Antelope Valley College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Antelope Valley College is a comprehensive community college in the California Community College System dedicated to providing services to a broad range of students with a variety of educational goals. Antelope Valley College is dedicated to providing educational programs and services as expressed in the California Master Plan for Higher Education. The College is committed to equal educational opportunity and reinforces that commitment through a program of active affirmation of diversity. Antelope Valley College is dedicated to meeting the dynamic needs of a changing community. The College addresses the educational needs of a diverse and evolving population. The College recognizes that it is uniquely capable of responding to the requirements of regional business, industry, and public service, as well as the social and cultural needs of the Antelope Valley. Antelope Valley College affirms the rights of the individual and respects human dignity. The programs and activities of the College foster the individual's ability to think clearly, critically, and independently to meet the demands of an increasingly complex society. The student is the primary concern of the College. The curriculum, activities, and services of the College help students understand their physical, cultural, ethnic, and social environment. The preservation of academic freedom provides a college environment in which students and faculty can examine ideas freely.

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Did You Know?
For Los Angeles County, CA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,568 per year for in-state students and $8,631 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $20,276 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Los Angeles County, CA is 71%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Los Angeles County, CA community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.67, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Los Angeles County, CA is Keck Graduate Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.