San Bernardino Valley College

701 South Mount Vernon Avenue
San Bernardino, CA 92410-2798
Tel: 9093844400
17,044 students
Public institution
  • San Bernardino Valley College is a culturally diverse comprehensive community college dedicated to making lifelong learning opportunities accessible to a diverse student population. The college serves high school graduates and those over eighteen years of age. In addition, the college provides a gateway to higher education and vocational training for non-traditional populations, including: qualified high school students; re-entry adults; immigrants; the educationally or financially challenged; and those who cannot or choose not to attend the main campus.
School Highlights
San Bernardino Valley College serves 17,044 students (65% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 68%.
San Bernardino Valley College is one of 14 community colleges within San Bernardino County, CA.
The nearest community college is Concorde Career College-San Bernardino (2.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 556 teachers has grown by 86% over five years.
San Bernardino Valley College (CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 556 staff 78 staff
San Bernardino Valley College Total Faculty (2007-2015)

Student Body

The student population of 17,044 has grown by 42% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has decreased from 43:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has declined by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment 17,044 students 2,419 students
San Bernardino Valley College Total Enrollment (2007-2015)
Student : Teacher Ratio 31:1 44:1
San Bernardino Valley College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2015)
# Full-Time Students 11,079 students 1,297 students
San Bernardino Valley College Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
# Part-Time Students 5,965 students 5,258 students
San Bernardino Valley College Part-Time Students (2007-2015)
San Bernardino Valley College Enrollment Breakdown CA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
San Bernardino Valley College Asian (2007-2015)
% Hispanic
San Bernardino Valley College Hispanic (2007-2015)
% Black
San Bernardino Valley College Black (2007-2015)
% White
San Bernardino Valley College White (2007-2015)
% Unknown races
San Bernardino Valley College Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.57 0.73
San Bernardino Valley College Diversity Score (2007-2015)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $1,238 is more than the state average of $1,220. The in-state tuition has grown by 55% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,420 is less than the state average of $6,184. The out-state tuition has declined by 18% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,238 $1,220
San Bernardino Valley College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,420 $6,184
San Bernardino Valley College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 89% 81%
San Bernardino Valley College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)


Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseball, Basketball,
Cross Country, Football,
Soccer, Softball,
Track and Field, Volleyball,
Source: 2015 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • The mission of San Bernardino Valley College is to prepare students to transfer to four-year colleges and universities; to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in business, industry and the professions; to advance the state and region's economic growth and global competitiveness through continuous workforce development; to work in partnership with the local community to improve the quality of life in the Inland Empire; and to prepare students for active participation in a multicultural society. The faculty and staff of San Bernardino Valley College are committed to student success and to teaching and service excellence. There are so many new changes happening on campus. Our new Library opened last June and we are beginning to use the new Health and Life Science building. The new Administration building should be completed by the end of the year. San Bernardino Valley College is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Commission on Recognition of Post Secondary Accreditation and The U.S. Department of Education.

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Did You Know?
For San Bernardino County, CA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,134 per year for in-state students and $5,400 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

San Bernardino 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 0.62, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in San Bernardino County, CA is Barstow Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.