San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno

295 E Sierra Ave, Fresno
CA, 93710-3616
Tel: (559)448-8282
539 students
Private for-profit
San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno (SJVC) campus has the business, medical, and technical courses to help you start your new career. Regardless of what program you enroll in, SJVC Fresno will get you the career training you need to compete in the Central California job market. So whether you enroll in a business program, medical program, or technical program, you will get a high quality, career focused education. Our business programs include courses that prepare you to work in a variety of fields. Our Business Administration program is a great way to get the training that can help get you started in the business world. If you're interested specifically in the field of health care, our Administrative Health Care Management program could be perfect for you. Administrative Health Care Management is a great program for anyone interested in the growing field of health care but would rather work on the business side. SJVC's Fresno campus also offers courses in Criminal Justice. This program prepares you to work on the corrections side of the criminal justice system. If you're interested in making a difference and improving the safety of others you should consider enrolling in our Criminal Justice program in Fresno.
School Highlights:
San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno serves 539 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 63%.
San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno is one of 9 community colleges within Fresno County, CA.
The nearest community college is Heald College-Fresno (0.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno 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

Student Body

The student population of 539 teachers has declined by 26% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 20% over five years.
Total Enrollment
539 students
1,275 students
San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
539 students
829 students
San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno sch enrollment San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan 1%
% Asian 9%
San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian 1%
% Hispanic 60%
San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black 4%
San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno Black (2006-2012)
% White 21%
San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races 5%
San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno More (2007-2012)
San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno sch ethnicity San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno 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. 0.58 0.45
San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $15,602 is more than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 24% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $15,602 is more than the state average of $10,075. The out-state tuition has grown by 24% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $15,602 $5,940
San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,602 $10,075
San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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    Fresno , CA , 93727
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  • Reedley Reedley College
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