Irvine Valley College: Ranking & Review

United States
Top 42%

Irvine Valley College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)13,3956,6696,726

4,893 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,501 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $54.

Irvine 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.

Irvine 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.

Irvine Valley College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$1,104$7,920
Fees for full-time undergraduates$38$38
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$46$330

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1,8291,829
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services458458
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences9999
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies9191
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services7575
Physical Sciences6060
Social Sciences4949
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs4141
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service3838
Visual and Performing Arts3535
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields3535
Mathematics and Statistics3333
Legal Professions and Studies3131
Health Professions and Related Programs2626
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians2323
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1111
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services88
Biological and Biomedical Sciences88
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics88
Construction Trades66
English Language and Literature & Letters44
Philosophy and Religious Studies11
Grand Total3,0663,066

A total of 3,066 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Irvine Valley College.

Graduation rate45%41%50%
  • Full-time retention rate - 77%
  • Part-time retention rate - 46%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementIrvine Valley College is committed to student success. The College is devoted to student learning through exemplary teaching, integrated support services, effective stewardship, and continued accessibility in a diverse community.
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff505
Instructional FTE298
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Address5500 Irvine Center Drive
Irvine, California, 92618-0301
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population250,000