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 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 63%.
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 (0.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 37% over five years.
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
59 staff

Student Body

The student population of 632 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 7:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment
632 students
1,282 students
San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
22:1
San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
632 students
810 students
San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
% Hispanic
59%
7%
San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
4%
12%
San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield Black (2006-2013)
% White
24%
57%
San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
4%
2%
% Unknown races
2%
3%
% Non Resident races
3%
2%
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. 0.64 0.53
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 $5,742. 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 $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $16,492 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $16,492 $10,294
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 98%
89%
San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Bakersfield Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield
    Private for-profit
    5300 California Avenue
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
    (661)835-1100
    0.5  Mi  |  555  students
  • Bakersfield Kaplan College-Bakersfield
    Private for-profit
    1914 Wible Road
    Bakersfield, CA 93304
    (661)836-6300
    1.7  Mi  |  441  students
  • Blythe Palo Verde College
    Public
    One College Drive
    Blythe, CA 92225
    (760)921-5500
    4.3  Mi  |  2735  students
  • Bakersfield Bakersfield College
    Public
    1801 Panorama Dr
    Bakersfield, CA 93305
    (661)395-4011
    6.4  Mi  |  17249  students
  • Taft Taft College
    Public
    29 Cougar Court
    Taft, CA 93268
    (661)763-7700
    26.4  Mi  |  3042  students
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