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 511 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 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 511 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 86%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 68 teachers has grown by 30% over five years.
San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno
(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
68 staff
308 staff
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Number of Programs Offered
16
11

Student Body

The student population of San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno has declined by 61% 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 0.77 is more than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 22% over five years.
Total Enrollment
511 students
5,216 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
22:1
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# Full-Time Students
511 students
1,660 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
6,239 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
623 students
302 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
511 students
1,580 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
54 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
6,239 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
5%
14%
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% Hispanic
45%
45%
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% Black
2%
5%
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% White
14%
26%
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% Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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% Two or more races
2%
4%
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% Non Resident races
1%
3%
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% Unknown races
31%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.77
0.70
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
57%
26%
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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)
$30,900
$34,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
99%
86%
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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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Acceptance Rate
n/a
89%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

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San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno ranks among the top 20% of community college in California for: Diversity in US community colleges, Percent of students receiving financial aid and Highest completion rates.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 511 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 86%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Fresno County, CA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.60, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Fresno County, CA is San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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