San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno

295 East Sierra Avenue
Fresno, CA 93710
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  • San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno (SJVC) campus has the business, medical, and technical courses to help you start your new career. Regardless of what program you enroll in, SJVC Fresno will get you the career training you need to compete in the Central California job market. So whether you enroll in a business program, medical program, or technical program, you will get a high quality, career focused education. Our business programs include courses that prepare you to work in a variety of fields. Our Business Administration program is a great way to get the training that can help get you started in the business world. If you're interested specifically in the field of health care, our Administrative Health Care Management program could be perfect for you. Administrative Health Care Management is a great program for anyone interested in the growing field of health care but would rather work on the business side. SJVC's Fresno campus also offers courses in Criminal Justice. This program prepares you to work on the corrections side of the criminal justice system. If you're interested in making a difference and improving the safety of others you should consider enrolling in our Criminal Justice program in Fresno.

School Highlights

San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno serves 539 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 77%.

Top Rankings

San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in California for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 68 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationItem not availableAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty68 staff308 staff
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Student Body

The student population of San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno has declined by 47% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno diversity score of 0.66 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment539 students8,365 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:124:1
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# Full-Time Students539 students2,015 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
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% Asian
8%
12%
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% Hispanic
53%
47%
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% Black
4%
6%
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% White
19%
23%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
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% Two or more races
5%
4%
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% Non Resident races
-
2%
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% Unknown races
9%
6%
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Diversity Score0.660.70
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College Completion Rate
57%
26%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,900$34,700
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid99%77%
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Median Debt for Graduates$19,180$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$8,750$4,750
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno is Institute of Technology (3.4 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Institute of Technology
    Private for-profit
    1,310 students | 3.40 Mi564 W Herndon
    Clovis, CA 93612
    (559) 297-4500
    3.401,310
  • 24,806 students | 4.50 Mi1101 E. University Ave
    Fresno, CA 93741
    (559) 442-4600
    4.5024,806
  • 77 students | 4.80 Mi4985 East Andersen Ave
    Fresno, CA 93727
    (559) 453-0123
    4.8077
  • 7,765 students | 4.90 Mi10309 North Willow Avenue
    Fresno, CA 93730
    (559) 325-5200
    4.907,765
  • 11,296 students | 23.80 Mi995 N Reed Ave
    Reedley, CA 93654
    (559) 638-0300
    23.8011,296
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