West Valley College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics
|Enrolled total (including graduate students)||7,779||3,478||4,301|
3,047 students enrolled in some distance education courses.
1,266 enrolled exclusively in distance education.
Enrollment by race or ethnicity
It’s free to apply for undergraduates.
West 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.
West Valley College Tuition
|Total cost for students living||In-state||Out-of-state|
|The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.|
West Valley College does not provide on-campus housing.
|Tuition for Full-time undergraduates||$1,104||$5,160|
|Fees for full-time undergraduates||$79||$79|
|Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates||$46||$215|
Programs and Degrees
|Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities||149||149|
|Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services||120||120|
|Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies||70||70|
|Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs||61||61|
|Health Professions and Related Programs||52||52|
|Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences||47||47|
|Visual and Performing Arts||45||45|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service||45||45|
|Legal Professions and Studies||32||32|
|Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services||21||21|
|Mathematics and Statistics||17||17|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies||12||12|
|English Language and Literature & Letters||11||11|
|Biological and Biomedical Sciences||10||10|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics||6||6|
|Architecture and Related Services||5||5|
|Philosophy and Religious Studies||5||5|
|Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services||1||1|
|Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields|
|Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies|
|Natural Resources and Conservation|
A total of 842 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at West Valley College.
|Religious affiliation||Not applicable|
|Mission Statement||The West Valley College Community supports students along their pathways to reach transfer and career goals in an environment of academic excellence.|
|Total FTE staff||331|
|Sector of institution||Public, 2-year|
|Control of institution||Public|
|Carnegie Classification||Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional|
Location and Contacts
|Address||14000 Fruitvale Ave|
Saratoga, California, 95070-5698
|Urbanization level||Suburb: Large|