Antelope Valley College

  • 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 13,909 students (30% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 77%.

Top Rankings

Antelope Valley College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in California for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 719 teachers has grown by 98% over five years.
Antelope Valley College(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's DominantAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty719 staff308 staff
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School CalendarLink to School Calendar

Student Body

The student population of Antelope Valley College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 46:1 over five years.
The Antelope Valley College diversity score of 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment13,909 students8,365 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:124:1
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# Full-Time Students4,130 students2,015 students
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# Part-Time Students9,779 students6,350 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
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% Asian
4%
12%
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% Hispanic
59%
47%
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% Black
14%
6%
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% White
15%
23%
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% Two or more races
4%
4%
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% Unknown races
4%
6%
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Diversity Score0.610.70
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College Completion Rate
24%
28%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,100$34,700
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $1,104 is less than the state average of $1,997. 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 $7,123. The out-state tuition has declined by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,104$1,997
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Out-State Tuition Fees$5,664$7,123
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid81%79%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,250$10,376
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,500$6,000
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) 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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Antelope Valley College is Taft College (24.9 miles away).
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    Taft, CA 93268
    (661) 763-7700
    24.905,968
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    Lancaster, CA 93534
    (661) 726-1911
    28.00814
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    Santa Clarita, CA 91355
    (661) 259-7800
    28.6019,089
  • 10,128 students | 36.30 Mi13356 Eldridge Avenue
    Sylmar, CA 91342
    (818) 364-7600
    36.3010,128
  • 14,275 students | 38.40 Mi7075 Campus Rd
    Moorpark, CA 93021
    (805) 378-1400
    38.4014,275
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The average community college acceptance rate in California is 83%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

California community colleges have a diversity score of 0.70, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in California is Berkeley City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.