West Valley College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

14000 Fruitvale Avenue

Saratoga, CA 95070-5698

(408) 741-2001

Fax: (408) 867-5033

Contact: Paula Prichett

Director of Admissions
Main Address

14000 Fruitvale Avenue

Saratoga, CA 95070-5698

(408) 867-2200

www.westvalley.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 13,799

Degree-seeking undergrads: 6,028

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Not reported


College Majors

Architecture & Related Programs

Landscape Architecture A

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Women’s Studies A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Fashion Design A,C
Interior Design A,C
Music – General A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A,C
Fashion Merchandising A,C
Information Processing/Data Entry A,C
Office Clerical Services A
Office Management A
Real Estate A,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General A,C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C

Construction Trades

Building/Property Maintenance A,C

Education

Early Childhood Education A

Engineering

Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

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

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A
Speech/Rhetorical Studies A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Medical Assistance A,C

History

History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Court Reporting A
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics

Mathematics – General A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks/Leisure Facilities Management A,C

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A
Geology A
Physics A

Psychology

Psychology – General A

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A

Social Sciences

Social Sciences – General 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.

West Valley College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(408) 867-2200
Website:www.westvalley.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:www.cccapply.org/applications/CCCApply/apply/West_Valley_College.html
Address:14000 Fruitvale Ave, Saratoga, CA 95070-5698
Setting:21
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:8,263
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:21 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:5,107 (62% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$1,183
Out-of-state Tuition:$5,239
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:39%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,267

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

West Valley College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at West Valley College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Architecture and Related Services22
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services111
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services33
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services24
Education1
Engineering1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences22
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2
Health Professions and Related Programs51
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Legal Professions and Studies42
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Natural Resources and Conservation11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies23
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences3
Psychology1
Social Sciences16
Visual and Performing Arts510
Grand total4053

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at West 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$1,183
Out-of-state$5,239
Books and supplies$1,746

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 aid24839%
Grant or scholarship aid24338%$5,267
Student loan aid20%$4,082

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,79132%$2,872
Federal student loans380%$5,784

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for West 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 West Valley 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

West Valley College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment8,263
Undergraduate enrollment8,263
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

West Valley 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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