Evergreen Valley College

3095 Yerba Buena Rd
San Jose, CA 95135
Top Ranked (2024): View Rankings
  • With student learning as its primary focus, Evergreen Valley College’s mission is to empower students to expand their human potential and to succeed in a global, multicultural society. The College provides access to comprehensive and flexible post-secondary education to prepare students of all ages and backgrounds for balanced and productive lives and to improve the workforce and quality of life in our community.

School Highlights

Evergreen Valley College serves 8,699 students (28% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the state community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 74%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 8,699 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,326
  • Out-state tuition: $7,010
  • Student:teacher ratio: 25:1
  • Minority enrollment: 92%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 345 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Evergreen Valley College
(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
345 staff
312 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Evergreen Valley College has declined by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five years.
The Evergreen Valley College diversity score of 0.68 is less than the state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has grown by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment
8,699 students
7,900 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
21:1
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# Full-Time Students
2,411 students
1,661 students
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# Part-Time Students
6,288 students
6,239 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
596 students
302 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
2,411 students
1,646 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
54 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
6,288 students
6,288 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
10 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
140 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
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% Asian
38%
13%
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% Hispanic
39%
45%
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% Black
2%
5%
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% White
8%
26%
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% Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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% Two or more races
3%
4%
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% Non Resident races
3%
3%
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% Unknown races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.68
0.71
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
30%
35%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.92%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$40,000
$34,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $1,326 is less than the state average of $1,993. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,010 is less than the state average of $7,120. The out-state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$1,326
$1,993
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$7,010
$7,120
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
79%
86%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$11,937
$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$7,300
$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

  • Evergreen Valley College (EVC) is an established energetic institution located on a picturesque 175 acre site in the eastern foothills of San Jose. Planning for the college began on July 1, 1964, when the San Jose/ Evergreen Community College District officially became an independent college district. By November 16, the Board of Trustees had approved an outline for a comprehensive study to develop a master plan for the District. Citizens' advisory committees were formed to assess the educational needs of the District. The Learning Resource Center, which opened in Fall 1979, houses the Library, Media Services, Counseling Services, Transfer/Career Center, Disabled Student Services, Testing Center, Student Health Services, Financial Aid and Apple Computer Laboratory. In addition, the Learning Resource Center includes Montgomery Hall, a 250 seat multipurpose facility available for instruction and Community Service activities. Like other California public community colleges, Evergreen Valley College is a tax-supported college and has comprehensive curricular offerings through day, evening, and weekend classes. Evergreen Valley College joins San Jose City College in serving residents of the 303 square mile San Jose/ Evergreen Community College District. The District includes the areas served by Milpitas and San Jose Unified School Districts, together with the Eastside Union High School District. Residents who are high school graduates, or at least 18 years of age, may attend either college, as there are no attendance boundaries within the District.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Evergreen Valley College cost?
Evergreen Valley College's tuition is approximately $1,326 for In-State students and $7,010 for Out-State students.
What is Evergreen Valley College's ranking?
Evergreen Valley College ranks among the top 20% of community college in California for: Average community college minority breakdown.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 8,699 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,326
  • Out-state tuition: $7,010
  • Student:teacher ratio: 25:1
  • Minority enrollment: 92%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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For Santa Clara County, CA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,336 per year for in-state students and $6,889 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Santa Clara County, CA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.69, which is lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in Santa Clara County, CA is Foothill College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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