San Bernardino Valley College

701 South Mount Vernon Avenue
San Bernardino, CA 92410-2798
Tel: 9093844400
  • 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 17,044 students (65% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 68%.
  • San Bernardino Valley College is one of 15 community colleges within San Bernardino County, CA.
  • The nearest community college is Concorde Career College-San Bernardino (2.30 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 556 teachers has grown by 66% over five years.
San Bernardino Valley College(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty556 staff97 staff
San Bernardino Valley College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 17,044 has grown by 32% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.57 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has declined by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment17,044 students7,516 students
San Bernardino Valley College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio31:144:1
San Bernardino Valley College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students11,079 students1,613 students
San Bernardino Valley College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students5,965 students5,903 students
San Bernardino Valley College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
San Bernardino Valley College Enrollment Breakdown CA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
San Bernardino Valley College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2011)
% Asian
San Bernardino Valley College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
San Bernardino Valley College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
San Bernardino Valley College Black (2007-2016)
% White
San Bernardino Valley College White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
San Bernardino Valley College Hawaiian (2009-2011)
% Two or more races
San Bernardino Valley College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
San Bernardino Valley College Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.570.73
San Bernardino Valley College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
San Bernardino Valley College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,200$34,900
San Bernardino Valley College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,238 is less than the state average of $1,636. The in-state tuition has grown by 55% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,420 is less than the state average of $6,797. The out-state tuition has declined by 18% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,238$1,636
San Bernardino Valley College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$4,420$6,797
San Bernardino Valley College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid89%78%
San Bernardino Valley College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$2,400$9,500
San Bernardino Valley College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2014)
Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$5,500
San Bernardino Valley College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)


Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseball, Basketball,
Cross Country, Football,
Soccer, Softball,
Track and Field, Volleyball,
Source: 2016 (or 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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For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,636 per year for in-state students and $6,797 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,157 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

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 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in California is Berkeley City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.