Antelope Valley College Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#5349 of 14,131 In the World
#1474 of 2,597 In North America
#1392 of 2,496 In the United States
#116 of 249 In California
#1 of 2 In Lancaster

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
100%
Aid receiving
90%
Undergraduates
12,057
Male:Female Ratio
39:61
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
www.avc.edu

Antelope Valley College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

2,242 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

595 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Antelope Valley College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Hispanic 7331 (61%)
White 1924 (16%)
Black or African American 1478 (12%)
Two or more races 547 (5%)
Asian 458 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 267 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 16 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 15 (0.1%)
Nonresident Alien 9 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$5,468
Students receiving aid
90%

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district $1,104
Tuition in-state $1,104
Tuition out-of-state $6,960
Fee in-district $20
Fee in-state $20
Fee out-of-state $20

Antelope Valley College Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's
Social Sciences, General 323
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 170
Biological and Physical Sciences 137
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 110
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 110
Business Administration and Management, General 103
Psychology, General 99
Mathematics, General 89
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology & Technician 66 6
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 70
Sociology, General 67
Child Care Provider & Assistant 48
Physics, General 47
Medical & Clinical Assistant 30
English Language and Literature, General 25
Political Science and Government, General 25
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 25
Art & Art Studies, General 22
Spanish Language and Literature 21
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 20
Chemistry, General 19
Economics, General 17
History, General 17
American Sign Language (ASL) 16
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects 16
Apparel and Textiles, General 16
Library and Information Science 16
Respiratory Care Therapy & Therapist 16
Pre-Engineering 15
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General 14
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation 14
Electrical & Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair Technology & Technician, General 12
Electrician 12
Radio and Television 12
Computer Graphics 11
Computer Programming & Programmer, General 11
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 11
Accounting Technology & Technician and Bookkeeping 10
Medical Administrative & Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 10
Visual and Performing Arts, General 10
Business & Commerce, General 9
Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiographer 9
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 8
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology & Technician 8
Physical Sciences, General 8
Photographic and Film & Video Technology & Technician 7
Automobile & Automotive Mechanics Technology & Technician 6
Teacher Assistant & Aide 6
Applied Horticulture & Horticulture Operations, General 5
Aircraft Powerplant Technology & Technician 4
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology & Technician 4
Music, General 4
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 4
Anthropology, General 3
Autobody & Collision and Repair Technology & Technician 3
Data Entry & Microcomputer Applications, General 3
Landscaping and Groundskeeping 3
Philosophy 3
Real Estate 3
Small Business Administration & Management 3
Information Technology 2
Interior Design 2
Recording Arts Technology & Technician 2
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General 2
Welding Technology & Welder 2
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences, General 1
Geology & Earth Science, General 1
Grand Total 1,997 6
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 27% 27% 28%

Publications & Citations

Publications
45
Citations
935

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
15 / 334
Physics
14 / 832
Astrophysics and Astronomy
9 / 827
Art & Design
7 / 30
Psychology
5 / 41
Mathematics
5 / 17
Sociology
5 / 26
Theoretical Physics
4 / 4
Math Teachers
3 / 6
Medicine
3 / 14
Aesthetics
2 / 30
Quantum and Particle physics
2 / 4
Demography
2 / 296
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
2 / 11
Communications and Public Relations
2 / 0
Business
2 / 26
Biology
2 / 7
Environmental Science
2 / 1
Economics
2 / 11
Education Majors
2 / 8
Philosophy
2 / 0
Zoology
2 / 7
Art History
2 / 0
Gender Studies
1 / 0
Creative Writing
1 / 0
Ecology
1 / 1
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
1 / 0
Geography and Cartography
1 / 0
Cinematography
1 / 0
Entertainment Industry Business
1 / 0
Music
1 / 0
Child Psychology
1 / 25
Health Science
1 / 6
Hospitality and Hotel Management
1 / 26
Social Psychology
1 / 0
Chemistry
1 / 1
Materials Science
1 / 1
Engineering
1 / 1
History
1 / 0
Law
1 / 0

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1996 5 1
1997 2 0
1998 8 0
1999 3 3
2000 1 3
2001 0 3
2002 1 2
2003 1 0
2004 1 3
2005 1 0
2006 4 11
2007 2 26
2008 6 29
2009 5 36
2010 10 62
2011 5 58
2012 3 53
2013 6 82
2014 0 116
2015 5 69
2016 4 86
2017 3 117
2018 2 84
2019 2 40
2020 3 78
2021 1 40

Notable alumni

  1. Tyrus

    Tyrus
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    actorprofessional wrestlertelevision presenterpolitical pundit
    Biography

    George Murdoch is an American professional wrestler, cable news personality, actor and author known by his ring/stage name Tyrus. As a wrestler, he is currently signed to the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA), where he is the current NWA World Television Champion. Previously he had wrestled for WWE as Brodus Clay and Impact Wrestling as Tyrus.

  2. Steve Knight

    Steve Knight
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Enrolled in Antelope Valley College
    In 2006 graduated with associate degree
    Occupations
    police officerpolitician
    Biography

    Stephen Thomas Knight is an American politician, military veteran and former police officer. A member of the Republican Party, he served as the U.S. representative for California's 25th congressional district from 2015 to 2019. Knight previously represented California's 21st State Senate district from 2012 to 2015 and California's 36th State Assembly district from 2008 through 2012; he also served as Assistant Minority Leader in the California State Assembly from 2010 until 2012.

  3. Kay Ryan

    Kay Ryan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    writerpoetauthor
    Biography

    Kay Ryan is an American poet and educator. She has published seven volumes of poetry and an anthology of selected and new poems. From 2008 to 2010 she was the sixteenth United States Poet Laureate. In 2011 she was named a MacArthur Fellow and she won the Pulitzer Prize.

  4. Sharon Runner

    Sharon Runner
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1954-2016 (aged 62)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Sharon Runner was an American politician. She was a Republican California State Senator, who represented the 21st Senate District at the time of her death, and previously represented the 17th Senate District from 2011 to 2012. She was also a member of the California State Assembly from 2002 to 2008, representing the 36th district. She was the wife of California State Board of Equalization Member George Runner. From 2004 to 2008, then-Senator George Runner and then-Assemblywoman Sharon Runner were the first husband and wife in California history to serve concurrently in the California State Legislature.

  5. Jim Slaton

    Jim Slaton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    James Michael Slaton is a former pitcher with a 16-year career from 1971-1986. He played in the American League with the Milwaukee Brewers from 1971–1977 and 1979–1983, the Detroit Tigers in 1978 and 1986, and the California Angels from 1984-1986.

  6. Joe Keener

    Joe Keener
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Joseph Donald Keener is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. Keener played for the Montreal Expos in 1976.

General info

Total FTE staff 699
Carnegie Classification Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Address 3041 West Ave K
Lancaster, California, 93536-5426
United States
City population 157,000
Phone 6617226300