Imperial Valley College: Ranking & Review

Imperial Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 2006 6828
Top 40%

Imperial Valley College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

1,514 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

183 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Imperial 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.

Imperial Valley College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
Off-campus $18,980 $23,612
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Imperial Valley College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $1,104 $5,016
Fees for full-time undergraduates $38 $38
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $46 $209

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 629 629
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 206 206
Psychology 198 198
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 194 194
Health Professions and Related Programs 147 147
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 80 80
Social Sciences 61 61
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 41 41
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians 26 26
Mathematics and Statistics 26 26
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 21 21
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 21 21
Visual and Performing Arts 19 19
Precision Production 17 17
History 10 10
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 10 10
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 10 10
English Language and Literature & Letters 9 9
Engineering 8 8
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 6 6
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 5 5
Construction Trades 5 5
Physical Sciences 3 3
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 3 3
Legal Professions and Studies 2 2
Education 2 2
Library Science
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Grand Total1,7591,759

A total of 1,759 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Imperial Valley College.

Graduation rate27%25%29%
  • Full-time retention rate - 76%
  • Part-time retention rate - 52%

General info

Alternative namesIVC
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff376
Instructional FTE216
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Address380 E. Aten Road
Imperial, California, 92251-0158
United States
Urbanization levelRural: Fringe