Los Angeles Valley College: Review & Facts

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Los Angeles Valley College is a large two-year, public school with 18,840 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1949 and is the only institution located in Valley Glen, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
64
Fair
Los Angeles Valley College will give you the option to receive a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or 2-year certificate.

Los Angeles Valley College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 64 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Work and Family Studies, Economics, Nursing, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
71%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Los Angeles Valley College is fair at 71% (close to California average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
27 : 1
High
The graduation rate at Los Angeles Valley College is low - 30%. Approximately 14% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Los Angeles Valley College is a bit disappointing - 27:1. Read more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,900
Low
Average tuition costs are low, around $6,800 annually. The additional fees at Los Angeles Valley College not covered by tuition are roughly $100; this comes to a total of $6,900 per year.

Read the details about Los Angeles Valley College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Los Angeles Valley College might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Los Angeles Valley College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (818) 947-2600 or check Los Angeles Valley College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
D+
Unsafe
Los Angeles Valley College offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Los Angeles Valley College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Currently there is no on-campus housing at Los Angeles Valley College.

Based on the college crime data, Los Angeles Valley College seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Los Angeles Valley College Location and Maps



Post Address: Los Angeles Valley College, 5800 Fulton Avenue, Valley Glen, California 91401-4096, USA
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