Imperial Valley College

380 E. Aten Road, Imperial
CA, 92251-0158
Tel: (760)352-8320
7,860 students
Public institution

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The mission of Imperial Valley College is to foster excellence in education that challenges students of every background to develop their intellect, character, and abilities; to assist students in achieving their educational and career goals; and to be responsive to the greater community.
School Highlights:
Imperial Valley College serves 7,860 students (49% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 63%.
Imperial Valley College is the only community colleges within Imperial County, CA.
The nearest community college is Arizona Western College (59.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Imperial Valley College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 7,860 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of -:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 22% over five years.
Total Enrollment
7,860 students
1,303 students
Imperial Valley College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
3,863 students
832 students
Imperial Valley College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 3,997 students
1,036 students
Imperial Valley College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Imperial Valley College sch enrollment Imperial Valley College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Imperial Valley College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
88%
7%
Imperial Valley College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
2%
11%
Imperial Valley College Black (2006-2012)
% White
7%
66%
Imperial Valley College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Imperial Valley College sch ethnicity Imperial Valley College sta ethnicity
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. 0.22 0.44
Imperial Valley College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,326 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 73% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,926 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,326 $5,845
Imperial Valley College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,926 $10,047
Imperial Valley College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Imperial Valley College is part of the Imperial Community College District. Its boundaries encompass seven high school districts that serve Imperial County residents. The high school districts are Calexico Unified, Central Union, Holtville Unified, Imperial Unified, Brawley Union, Calipatria Unified and San Pasqual Unified. The original Imperial Valley College main campus, which opened in September 1962, consisted of library, science laboratories, fine arts rooms, student activities building, academic classrooms, administration and faculty offices, social science rooms, physical education shower and locker rooms, and agricultural education classrooms and shop. The Imperial Valley College campus is located on a 160-acre site at the intersection of Highway 111 and Aten Road, in Imperial, California. This location is in the heart of Imperial County and is within reasonable commuting distance of all of the cities in the Valley. There are also extended campus centers in the cities of El Centro, Brawley and Calexico. In order to meet its educational mandate, Imperial Valley College offers 900 different courses in 56 areas of study ranging from Administration of Justice to Welding Technology. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges reaccredited Imperial Valley College in 2001 for a period of six years. As one of the 71 community college districts in California, its educational mission, as defined in the state master plan for higher education and by statute, is to provide lower division transfer education, vocational and career education, and basic skills education to prepare students to succeed in college.

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Did You Know?
For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,167 per year for in-state students and $5,893 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $8,767 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in California is 84%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

California 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 0.71, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Maryland is California College-San Diego. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.