Imperial Valley College: Ranking & Review

United States
Top 41%

Imperial Valley College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)8,4493,8214,628

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
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 Humanities629629
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies206206
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service194194
Health Professions and Related Programs147147
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services8080
Social Sciences6161
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences4141
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians2626
Mathematics and Statistics2626
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2121
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields2121
Visual and Performing Arts1919
Precision Production1717
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1010
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1010
English Language and Literature & Letters99
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs66
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences55
Construction Trades55
Public Administration and Social Service Professions33
Physical Sciences33
Legal Professions and Studies22
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Library Science
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
City population15,000