Palo Verde College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

One College Drive
Blythe, CA 92225
(760) 921-5500

Contact: Melinda Walnoha
Registrar
Main Address

One College Drive
Blythe, CA 92225
(760) 921-5500

www.paloverde.edu

Size

Total undergrads: 3,930
Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,371

Setting

Rural setting
Large town (10,000 – 49,999)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No
Admissions Policies/Requirements

A note about the college’s admission requirements: Limited admission to nursing program.


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Agriculture – General A

Arts, Visual & Performing
Music – General A

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting A,C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Office Clerical Services A,C
Real Estate A

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer/Information Sciences – General C

English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General A

History
History – General A

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Automotive Technology A,C

Security & Protective Services
Fire Science/Firefighting A,C
Law Enforcement Administration 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.

Palo Verde College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(760) 921-5500
Website:www.paloverde.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:www.paloverde.edu/apply
Address:One College Drive, Blythe, CA 92225
Setting:42
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:3,997
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:41 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,806 (45% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$1,288
Out-of-state Tuition:$7,380
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:91%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$3,549

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Palo Verde College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Palo Verde College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services41
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services41
Construction Trades1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences21
Health Professions and Related Programs5
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service31
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies2
Precision Production21
Grand total2310

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Palo Verde College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Palo Verde 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$1,288
Out-of-state$7,380
Books and supplies$1,791

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid6791%
Grant or scholarship aid6791%$3,549
Student loan aid00%$0

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,86046%$1,056
Federal student loans00%$0

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Palo Verde 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 Palo Verde College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

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

Palo Verde College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment3,997
Undergraduate enrollment3,997
Graduate enrollment0

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

Palo Verde College Accreditation

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

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *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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