San Bernardino Valley College

701 South Mount Vernon Avenue, San Bernardino,
CA, 92410-2798
Tel: (909)384-4400
12,898 students
Public institution

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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 12,898 students (37% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 63%.
San Bernardino Valley College is one of 17 community colleges within San Bernardino County, CA.
The nearest community college is Riverside City College (9.0 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
San Bernardino 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 12,898 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 40:1 has increased from 35:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
12,898 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
4,828 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 8,070 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan -
% Asian 6%
% Hawaiian -
% Hispanic 51%
% Black 17%
% White 24%
% Two or more races 1%
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. 0.65

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,238 is less than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has grown by 71% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,420 is less than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has declined by 18% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,238 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,420 $10,175
Source: 2012 (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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