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Los Angeles Valley College
Los Angeles Valley College 5800 Fulton Avenue, Valley Glen, California 91401-4096 Van Nuys, CA 91401 Phone: (818) 947-2600
  • General Information
    About Los Angeles Valley College

    Los Angeles Valley College is a comprehensive community college located in the center of the San Fernando Valley. The College serves the community by providing transfer, degree, career-technical, foundational, transitional and continuing education programs in an attractive and accessible learning environment that fosters student success. Embedded in these programs are the greater goals of critical thinking and life-long learning which are necessary for success in the workplace and for advancing one's education, personal development and quality of life. The Los Angeles Valley College faculty and staff are dedicated to helping students be successful. They emphasize excellence in teaching and providing a variety of support services that are designed to meet students where they are and help them reach their personal and professional goals. Beyond the classroom, the College provides for students a variety of co-curricular activities that serve to create a rich campus life experience. Los Angeles Valley College advances the economic development of the region through programs, services and partnerships that address continuing and emerging employer needs in a diverse set of industries, including one of the largest concentrations of entertainment studios in the world. Los Angeles Valley College hosts numerous cultural and athletic events throughout the year and serves as home to the San Fernando Valley Historical Museum. The campus has a park-like quality, with a rich variety of trees selected by its founding faculty. As a result, the campus itself serves as a laboratory for learning and gives the College a special appreciation for the environment and issues of sustainability. (Revised October 2008)

    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 2-year, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • Teacher certification
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Study abroad
    • Weekend/evening college
    Student Services
    • Remedial services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • Placement services for completers
    • On-campus day care for students' children
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.Advanced placement (AP) credits
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Less than 1 year certificate
    • 1-2 years certificate
    • Associate's degree
    • 2-4 years certificate
    Campus Setting
    • City: Large
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants
    Full Time Retention Rate 65%
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 33,144
    Native American 115.0
    Asian 3,233.0
    African American 1,990.0
    Hispanic 12,713.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 4,941
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates

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