San Joaquin Valley College

  • San Joaquin Valley College - Careers start here. Better opportunities and increased financial stability could be just around the corner. Get the skills needed in today's competitive job market with accelerated programs in medical, technical, and business fields.
  • Founded in 1977, SJVC is an accredited private junior college with campuses located throughout California - including an Online division - offering a balance of classroom instruction and hands-on training to meet your needs.
  • FINANCIAL AID: Financial aid is available to qualified students in the form of federal grants, loans, work-study, scholarships and institutional payment plans.
  • ACCREDITATION: San Joaquin Valley College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, (415) 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at: www.accjc.org. San Joaquin Valley College is a private institution and is approved to operate as an accredited institution in the state of California by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE). BPPE physical address: 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95833; mailing address: P.O. Box 980818, West Sacramento, CA 95798-0818; phone (916) 431-6959; toll free (888) 370-7589; fax (916) 263-1897; website: www.bppe.ca.gov
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School Highlights
  • San Joaquin Valley College serves 1,608 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 68%.
  • San Joaquin Valley College is one of 4 community colleges within Tulare County, CA.
  • The nearest community college to San Joaquin Valley College is San Joaquin Valley College-Online (2.0 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 90 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
San Joaquin 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 Faculty90 staff97 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of San Joaquin Valley College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The San Joaquin Valley College diversity score of 0.72 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,608 students7,516 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:144:1
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# Full-Time Students1,608 students1,613 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of San Joaquin Valley College.This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of CA.
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
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% Asian
4%
13%
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% Hispanic
41%
37%
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% Black
12%
7%
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% White
30%
32%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
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% Two or more races
5%
3%
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% Non Resident races
3%
3%
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% Unknown races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score0.720.73
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College Completion Rate
47%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,900$34,600
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $16,606 is more than the state average of $1,636. The in-state tuition has grown by 28% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $16,606 is more than the state average of $6,797. The out-state tuition has grown by 28% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$16,606$1,636
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Out-State Tuition Fees$16,606$6,797
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid99%78%
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Median Debt for Graduates$18,192$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$5,500
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • San Joaquin Valley College is an accredited private junior college committed to the professional success of its students and graduates. Founded in 1977, SJVC has 15 campuses across California, offering more than 20 accelerated Associate of Science degree programs in business, medical and technical fields. Students benefit from a balance of class-room instruction and real-world experience, learning the skills they need to go straight to work in today's competitive job market. San Joaquin Valley College offers degree and certificate programs in business, medical and technical fields. We are committed to providing the best of both general and vocational education. With a core of general education courses alongside specialized career training, SJVC enables graduates to receive their Associate of Science degree in addition to any career specific certifications and licensure preparedness. The Visalia Campus, founded in 1977, was the first of seven San Joaquin Valley College campuses. Located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley, the campus serves students and employers in all neighboring communities between Fresno and Bakersfield. San Joaquin Valley College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for community and junior colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education.

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