Antelope Valley College

3041 West Ave K
Lancaster, CA 93536-5426
Tel: (661)722-6300
  • 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 14,578 students (30% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 46:1 is higher than the state community college average of 44:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 68%.
  • Antelope Valley College is one of 54 community colleges within Los Angeles County, CA.
  • The nearest community college is University of Antelope Valley (2.90 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 317 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Antelope Valley College (CA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 317 staff 86 staff
Antelope Valley College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 14,578 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 46:1 has increased from 39:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.71 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 14,578 students 7,105 students
Antelope Valley College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 46:1 44:1
Antelope Valley College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 4,410 students 1,483 students
Antelope Valley College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 10,168 students 5,622 students
Antelope Valley College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Antelope Valley College Enrollment Breakdown CA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
- -
Antelope Valley College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Asian
5%
13%
Antelope Valley College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
41%
37%
Antelope Valley College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
14%
7%
Antelope Valley College Black (2007-2016)
% White
31%
32%
Antelope Valley College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
6%
3%
Antelope Valley College More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
3%
5%
Antelope Valley College Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.71 0.73
Antelope Valley College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
24%
29%
Antelope Valley College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $33,100 $34,900
Antelope Valley College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,104 is less than the state average of $1,636. The in-state tuition has grown by 41% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $5,664 is less than the state average of $6,773. The out-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,104 $1,636
Antelope Valley College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,664 $6,773
Antelope Valley College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 84% 78%
Antelope Valley College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $16,476 $9,500
Antelope Valley College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $7,750 $5,500
Antelope Valley College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (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.

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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. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Los Angeles County, CA is 70%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Los Angeles County, CA community colleges have a 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. of 0.63, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. 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.