Diablo Valley College: Ranking & Review

Pleasant Hill Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 1297 4571
Top 27%

Diablo Valley College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

5,827 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,870 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Diablo 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.

Diablo Valley College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
Off-campus $20,700 $27,812
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Diablo Valley College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $1,288 $8,400
Fees for full-time undergraduates $24 $24
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $46 $300

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 597 597
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 337 337
Health Professions and Related Programs 270 270
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 225 225
Social Sciences 190 190
Psychology 165 165
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 143 143
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 113 113
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 93 93
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 83 83
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 83 83
Personal and Culinary Services 71 71
Mathematics and Statistics 60 60
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 60 60
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 54 54
Visual and Performing Arts 48 48
English Language and Literature & Letters 41 41
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians 39 39
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 35 35
History 28 28
Construction Trades 28 28
Architecture and Related Services 17 17
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 12 12
Physical Sciences 10 10
Education 7 7
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 6 6
Philosophy and Religious Studies 6 6
Engineering 5 5
Natural Resources and Conservation 1 1
Library Science 1 1
Grand Total2,8282,828

A total of 2,828 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Diablo Valley College.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate45%44%46%
  • Full-time retention rate - 78%
  • Part-time retention rate - 56%

General info

Alternative namesDVC
Diablo Valley
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff656
Instructional FTE438
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.dvc.edu
Address321 Golf Club Rd
Pleasant Hill, California, 94523
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
Phone9256851230