Los Angeles Valley College: Ranking & Review

Valley Glen Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 1815 6388
Top 38%

Los Angeles Valley College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

5,615 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,229 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Los Angeles 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.

Los Angeles Valley College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
Off-campus $20,606 $26,924
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Los Angeles Valley College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $1,220 $7,746
Fees for full-time undergraduates $24 $24
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $46 $261

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1,152 1,152
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 309 309
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 266 266
Social Sciences 223 223
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 105 105
Health Professions and Related Programs 104 104
Psychology 82 82
Visual and Performing Arts 60 60
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 60 60
Education 40 40
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 31 31
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 29 29
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 28 28
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians 24 24
English Language and Literature & Letters 22 22
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 19 19
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 18 18
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 17 17
Physical Sciences 16 16
Mathematics and Statistics 14 14
History 11 11
Precision Production 7 7
Philosophy and Religious Studies 6 6
Architecture and Related Services 2 2
Engineering 2 2
Construction Trades 1 1
Grand Total2,6482,648

A total of 2,648 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Los Angeles Valley College.

Graduation rate21%17%25%
  • Full-time retention rate - 72%
  • Part-time retention rate - 48%

General info

Alternative namesLA Valley College
Valley College
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementMISSION STATEMENT Los Angeles Valley College serves as a leader in student success, with pathways for certificates, degrees, transfer, and continuing education. We enable students to advance their education, personal development, and quality of life, empowering them to be productive and engaged members of the global community. VISION STATEMENT Los Angeles Valley College inspires, educates, and enriches our diverse community, developing critical and creative thinkers and lifelong learners. CORE VALUES Student Success and Innovation in Teaching and Learning The college creates a learning-centered environment that offers a broad range of academic programs and services in an atmosphere of academic freedom and collaboration responsive to students, faculty, staff, and the community. Los Angeles Valley College encourages each student to successfully complete all courses attempted, persist from term to term, and fulfill his or her educational goals. Mutual Respect, Diversity, and Access to Education The college promotes access to educational opportunities for all in a welcoming, supportive, and respectful environment that provides a place for critical thinking, learning, and personal growth. Resourcefulness and Environmental Stewardship The college strives to be effective stewards of our physical, technological, and financial resources to maximize institutional effectiveness. The college fosters sustainability and pride in our vibrant and evolving campus.
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff563
Instructional FTE342
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Official Websitelavc.edu
Address5800 Fulton Avenue
Valley Glen, California, 91401-4096
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large