San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield

Tel: (661)834-0126
632 students
Private for-profit
San Joaquin Valley College (SJVC) prepares graduates for professional success in business, medical, and technical career fields. The College serves a diverse student population with a common interest in professional development through career-focused higher education. The College is committed to student development through the achievement of measurable learning outcomes, emphasizing a balance of hands-on training and academic instruction. The College identifies and responds to the educational and employment needs of the communities it serves. The College is committed to the success of every student. SJVC's Bakersfield campus also has a wide variety of medical programs available. If you're interested in becoming a Medical Assistant or a Lab Technician, SJVC Bakersfield has a program in Clinical and Administrative Medical Assisting. If you'd rather help people improve their smile, SJVC has programs for Dental Assisting. Not only that, but our Bakersfield location also offers classes for Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Pharmacy Technology, Respiratory Therapy, Surgical Technology and Therapeutic Massage. With so many medical programs available, SJVC Bakersfield is great if you're interested in getting involved in the growing medical field.
School Highlights:
San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield serves 632 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 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%.
San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield is one of 6 community colleges within Kern County, CA.
The nearest community college is Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield (0.50 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 37% over five years.
College San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 45 staff
61 staff
San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 632 has grown by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 7:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has declined by 16% over five years.
Total Enrollment 632 students 1,296 students
San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
21:1
San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 632 students
814 students
San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
2%
5%
San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
59%
21%
San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
4%
15%
San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield Black (2006-2013)
% White
24%
51%
San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
4%
3%
San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield More (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
2%
3%
San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
3%
1%
San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield Non Resident (2007-2013)
San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield 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. 0.59 0.68
San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $16,492 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $16,492 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $16,492 $5,660
San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $16,492 $10,250
San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 98%
89%
San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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