• Antelope Valley College is a comprehensive community college, serving students attending college for the first time and those returning after a long interval an opportunity to pursue degree or certificate programs, satisfy transfer requirements, or attend vocational training. Students seeking opportunities to advance careers or enhance personal growth are also valued members of the Antelope Valley College community.

School Highlights

Antelope Valley College serves 12,057 students (31% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the state community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 12,057 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,104
  • Out-state tuition: $5,664
  • Student:teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Minority enrollment: 82%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Antelope Valley College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 719 teachers has grown by 126% over five years.
Antelope Valley College
(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
719 staff
308 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Antelope Valley College has declined by 14% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The Antelope Valley College diversity score of 0.62 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
12,057 students
7,899 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
22:1
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# Full-Time Students
3,782 students
1,660 students
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# Part-Time Students
8,275 students
6,239 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
896 students
302 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
3,782 students
1,580 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
54 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
8,275 students
6,239 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
10 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
140 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
n/a
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% Asian
4%
14%
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% Hispanic
57%
45%
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% Black
12%
5%
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% White
18%
26%
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% Two or more races
5%
4%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
3%
% Unknown races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.62
0.70
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
24%
28%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
6.41%
1.92%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$33,100
$34,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $1,104 is less than the state average of $1,246. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $5,664 is less than the state average of $6,603. The out-state tuition has declined by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$1,104
$1,246
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$5,664
$6,603
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
90%
86%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$11,499
$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$7,000
$6,239
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
89%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • Antelope Valley College is a comprehensive community college in the California Community College System dedicated to providing services to a broad range of students with a variety of educational goals. Antelope Valley College is dedicated to providing educational programs and services as expressed in the California Master Plan for Higher Education. The College is committed to equal educational opportunity and reinforces that commitment through a program of active affirmation of diversity. Antelope Valley College is dedicated to meeting the dynamic needs of a changing community. The College addresses the educational needs of a diverse and evolving population. The College recognizes that it is uniquely capable of responding to the requirements of regional business, industry, and public service, as well as the social and cultural needs of the Antelope Valley. Antelope Valley College affirms the rights of the individual and respects human dignity. The programs and activities of the College foster the individual's ability to think clearly, critically, and independently to meet the demands of an increasingly complex society. The student is the primary concern of the College. The curriculum, activities, and services of the College help students understand their physical, cultural, ethnic, and social environment. The preservation of academic freedom provides a college environment in which students and faculty can examine ideas freely.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Antelope Valley College cost?

Antelope Valley College's tuition is approximately $1,104 for In-State students and $5,664 for Out-State students.

What is Antelope Valley College's ranking?

Antelope Valley College ranks among the top 20% of community college in California for: Least expensive tuition.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 12,057 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,104
  • Out-state tuition: $5,664
  • Student:teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Minority enrollment: 82%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Los Angeles County, CA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,211 per year for in-state students and $6,572 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $24,568 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Los Angeles County, CA is 75%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Los Angeles County, CA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.67, which is lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in Los Angeles County, CA is Los Angeles Film School. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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