Los Angeles Valley College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

5800 Fulton Avenue
Valley Glen, CA 91401-4096
(818) 947-2553
Fax: (818) 947-2501

Contact: Florentino Manzano
Dean of Enrollment Management
Main Address

5800 Fulton Avenue
Valley Glen, CA 91401-4096
(818) 947-2600



Total undergrads: 20,233
Degree-seeking undergrads: 9,777


Suburban setting
Very large city (over 500,000)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No
Online application fee: Free
Admissions Policies/Requirements

A note about the college’s admission requirements: Registered nursing program has competitive admission based on points accumulated for prerequisite courses, grades, and placement test scores.

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
American Studies A

Arts, Visual & Performing
Art – General A
Art History/Criticism/Conservation A
Commercial/Advertising Art A,C
Film Production/Cinematography C
Music – General A
Music – General Performance C

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Banking/Financial Services C
Business – General A,C
Fashion Merchandising A,C
Hospitality/Recreation Marketing A
Information Processing/Data Entry A,C
Management Information Systems A,C
Office Clerical Services A

Communications & Journalism
Broadcast Journalism A,C
Journalism A,C

Communications Technologies
Communications Technologies – General C

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Programming – Specific Applications A,C
Data Processing Technology A,C

Engineering Technologies
Drafting and Design Technology C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C

English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General A

Family & Consumer Sciences
Family/Consumer Sciences – General A

Foreign Language & Literature
French A
German A
Italian A
Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Nursing (RN) A
Respiratory Therapy A

History – General A

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics – General A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General A

Philosophy & Religion
Philosophy A

Physical Sciences
Chemistry A
Geology A
Physics A
Planetary Sciences A

Precision Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology C

Psychology – General A

Security & Protective Services
Police Science A,C

Social Sciences
Economics A
Geography A
Political Science/Government A
Sociology A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Los Angeles Valley College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (818) 947-2600
Website: www.lavc.edu
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: www.laccd.edu/Students/opencccapply/applylavc/Pages/default.aspx
Address: 5800 Fulton Avenue, Valley Glen, CA 91401-4096
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 16,982
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 28 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 8,323 (49% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $1,220
Out-of-state Tuition: $8,110
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 81%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,421

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Los Angeles Valley College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Los Angeles Valley College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Architecture and Related Services 1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 97
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 34
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 21
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 41
Construction Trades 11
Education 11
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 54
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 21
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 16
Health Professions and Related Programs 12
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 33
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 22
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 41
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 3
Precision Production 21
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 15
Visual and Performing Arts 69
Grand total 4862

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Los Angeles Valley College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $1,220
Out-of-state $8,110
Books and supplies $1,971

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 716 81%
Grant or scholarship aid 715 81% $5,421
Student loan aid 19 2% $5,925

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 10,502 61% $2,966
Federal student loans 279 2% $7,138

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Los Angeles Valley College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Los Angeles Valley College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Los Angeles Valley College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 16,982
Undergraduate enrollment 16,982
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Los Angeles Valley College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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