About Victor Valley College (VVC)
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Victor Valley College is a graduate public institution in the southeast corner of Victorville, California. It is a part of the California junior college system. The Victor Valley junior college district includes Victorville, Hesperia, Apple Valley, Phelan, and Adelanto.
The college was created by a vote of the general public in 1960 and therefore the first classes were held in 1961 at Victor Valley highschool in an unused building. On14th of February 2012, Victor Valley junior college District opened its first satellite campus in Apple Valley called the Regional Public Safety Training Center just northwest of the Apple Valley County Airport (nicknamed the Eastside Center within the Five-Year Plan.)
The new center contains 46,000 sq. ft. of classrooms, conference rooms, laboratories, and lecture halls. Directly outside the center, a prop area called "CERT City" (named after County of San Bernardino Community Emergency Response Team) has large vehicles, a hazard tower, and disaster areas for simulated exercises. Construction on the II satellite campus, the "Westside" Workforce Development Center (WDC) in West Hesperia remains within the planning stages with hopes to finish the project before 2020 and will be used for research purposes.
The college provides nearly 40 major courses of study, with the foremost popular being humanistic discipline, Registered Nursing, and Business Management. As a junior college, VVC awards associate degrees.
Thirty-three of these programs offers Associate Degrees in either Associate of Arts (A.A.) or Associates of Science (A.S.), along with California's Associates Transfer Degree (AA-T or AS-T) which guarantees admission to either Cal State University or University of California campuses that participate in the program. Offices are also present on-site from universities in partnership with VVC to allow distance education coursework in a handful of majors that provide students with bachelor's degrees.
There are also Certificates of Achievement or Certificates of Participation for 128 Vocational subjects including Administration of Justice, Fire Technology, Construction, Computer Networking and Repair, and Medical/Nursing.
The institution is accredited and is recognized by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior Colleges and University Commissions (WASC)
As per US news, Victor Valley College (VVC) has secured the following ranking -
#394 - Best Community Colleges in America
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of Victor Valley College are $1,424 for in-state and $9,164 for out-state students. 77 students (0.63% of the enrolled undergraduate students) have received a grant or scholarship aid and the average amount is $3,557.
After receiving the aid, the price for Victor Valley College is $17,811 for California residents and $25,551 for out-of-state students including tuition, fees, books & supplies costs, and living costs.
The tuition and fees are a little bit higher than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($8,644 - Public Associate's - Public Rural-serving Small) based on the out-of-state tuition rate. The 2020 tuition & fees have significantly risen this year (more than 10%) at Victor Valley College.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$53,361 per year
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Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
The college believes in offering quality training to all the students and doesn't appreciate instructive disparities. Students originating from various ethnic foundations like Latin, Caucasian, Black, American Indian, and a lot more are invited to the school. To ensure the safety and security of students, the college has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. There are around 40% male and 60% female students enrolled at the university.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
The financial aid department of the college is committed to assist students to get the necessary financial assistance to pay for education.
Victor Valley College federal school code is 001335
9,214 students (77% of total 11,971 undergraduate students) have awarded federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid at Victor Valley College. The average amount of aid awarded is $3,557. For the first-time, full-time freshmen, 88% of total 1,073 enrolled students have received any form of financial aid and the average amount of aid received is $5,500 according to the previous academic year.
Over the past 9 years (2010-2018), the average number of students who received grants aid/scholarships is 9,161 (76.75 % of all undergraduate students) and 1,247 (10.00 % of all undergraduate students) students received the federal student loans (average loan amount: $6,785).