The city of Calexico is located in Imperial County, California. With a population of roughly 38,000, Calexico is relatively small when compared with other cities in Southern California, such as San Diego. Calexico is situated on the Mexican border about 120 east of San Diego.
Calexico is home to two regionally accredited higher education institutions: San Diego State University Imperial Valley Campus (see detailed profile below) and Imperial Valley College. In addition to these two institutions of higher learning, there are about 20 local vocational training programs for working adults and professional seeking career specific training.
The University of Phoenix also offers degree and training programs for aspiring professionals and working adults through its El Centro Learning Center III in El Centro, just a short commute from Calexico.
San Diego State University-Imperial Valley Campus
720 Heber Avenue, Calexico, CA 92231, General Info: (760) 768-5500
San Diego State University-Imperial Valley is a four-year, public university that offers bachelor and master degree programs in several fields including Business Administration, International Business, Computer Science, General Education, English, Spanish, Registered Nursing, History, Criminal Justice, Public Administration, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Mathematics, Social Sciences and Psychology.