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701 South Mount Vernon Avenue
San Bernardino, CA 92410-2798
p. 909-384-4400
w. www.valleycollege.edu

San Bernardino Valley College

San Bernardino Valley College Rating: 4.7/5 (3 votes)

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Academics

San Bernardino Valley College is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, and offers academic programs from 12 divisions including Business and Information Technology; Criminal Justice; Health Science; Humanities; Visual, Performing & Media Arts; Science; Social Science & Human Development; Technical; Transportation; Physical Education & Athletics; Math; and, Learning Resources. Students enrolled in these programs earn either associate degrees or certificates.

The two-year associate degrees are designed to help students enter the workforce or to be used as a foundation for transferring to four-year institutions. There are many technical certificates to earn for students eager to enter the workforce. These programs are completed in less than two years and provides real-world knowledge to use for acquiring entry-level positions.

In addition, San Bernardino Valley College offers an honors program, an online college, and telecourses. The honors program provides a rigorous learning environment for academically challenged students. Once students complete the honors program they may transfer to larger four-year universities to further their education. The online college program gives students a flexible learning experience that requires minimal on-campus meetings. Students may enroll in online programs to earn associate degrees. Telecourses are televised classes aired on a cable channel to instruct and deliver classroom lectures.

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Admissions

San Bernardino Valley College is open to all students interested in furthering their education, who have graduated with a diploma from a secondary school or equivalent. The college serves a wide range of students including high school graduates, international students, transfer students, as well as working professionals.

Prospective students should:

  • Submit an application for admission (may apply online or in person)
  • Send transcripts from all high schools and any prior colleges/universities
  • Take assessment exam

International students must contact the International Student Counselor for admission instructions and additional forms.

Financial Aid

San Bernardino Valley College provides a variety of financial aid options for qualifying students. Students may be eligible for various grants, scholarships, loans, and student employment. The school provides many resources for students seeking financial aid, including a detailed website with descriptions of all financial aid available.

All students are required to fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). All California residents can also apply for a Cal Grant from the California Student Aid Commission.

Student Financial Aid Details

Ranks 6612th for the average student loan amount.
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Students

San Bernardino Valley College serves a wide range of commuting students, including students seeking associate degrees, international students, and working professionals.

There are several opportunities for students to be involved in campus life, including over 30 clubs and organizations and intercollegiate sports. The college offers many services for its students such as a bookstore, career center, health services, counseling, disability services, and a library with a variety of resources and computer workstations for research, open six days a week.

In addition, the campus has an on-campus restaurant—The Sun Room—run by the Restaurant Management program. The library also has a café which offers snack foods, coffee, and more.

Student Enrollment Demographics

Athletics

San Bernardino Valley College is a member of the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) and the Foothill Athletic Conference. The college supports six intercollegiate teams for both men and women. These teams include men’s baseball, basketball, cross country, football, soccer, and track & field, as well as women’s basketball, track & field, volleyball, soccer, cross country, and softball.

The San Bernardino Valley Wolverines won the 2008 state title for the third consecutive year. The college also has a cheer team to spread the Wolverine spirit at sporting events.

Information Summary

Ranks 183rd in California and 2167th overall
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Campus Crime Statistics

Ranks 0th in California and 300th overall on StateUniversity.com‘s Safe School Index
  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault N/A N/A
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape N/A N/A
Robbery 6 0.05
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 2 0.02
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft 6 0.05
Arrest 32 0.26

Local Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 People
Aggravated assault 1,034 0.49
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter 30 0.01
Forcible Rape 77 0.04
Robbery 720 0.34
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 2,359 1.11
Larceny 4,446 2.09
Vehicle theft 1,656 0.78

Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near San Bernardino, CA 92410-2798
Surrounding communityMidsize city (inside urban area, pop. between 100,000 to 250,000)
Total Population44,540 (44,540 urban / N/A rural)
Households11,935 (3.61 people per house)
Median Household Income$23,538
Families9,231 (4.06 people per family)

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Associate's — Public Urban-serving Multicampus
UndergraduateAssociates
GraduateN/A
Undergraduate PopulationHigher part-time two-year
EnrollmentExclusively undergraduate two-year
Size & SettingLarge two-year

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringAt least 2, but less than 4 academic yrs
Calendar SystemSemester
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationN/A
Congressional District631

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Student Tuition Costs and Fees


Ranks 4475th for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
FT Undergraduate Tuition N/A N/A N/A
FT Undergraduate Required Fees $1,238 $1,238 $4,420
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $46 $46 $203
FT Graduate Tuition N/A N/A N/A
FT Graduate Required Fees N/A N/A N/A
PT Graduate per Credit Hour N/A N/A N/A
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $2,915 $2,915 $6,097
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $14,310 $14,310 $17,492
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $10,415 $10,415 $13,597

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees $795 $1,238 $795 $1,238 $5,450 $4,420
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Books & Supplies $1,533 $1,563
On-Campus – Room & Board N/A(N/C)
On-Campus – Other Expenses N/A(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board $6,640(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses $4,755(N/C)
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board $7,250 $7,500

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record N/A /  N/A /  N/A
College Prep. CompletionN/A
RecommendationsN/A
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scoresN/A
TOEFLN/A
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm CapacityN/A
Meals per WeekN/A
Room FeeN/A
Board FeeN/A

Student Completion / Graduation Demographics

 
Total 2 160 639 80 5 282 19 1,224
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping 7 17 1 7 34
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General 14 5 19
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician 1 2 1 5 1 10
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician 1 10 2 14 1 29
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 2 3 5
Art/Art Studies, General 1 2 3
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician 2 17 12 32
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 17 3 20
Biological and Physical Sciences 8 81 16 20 129
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 1 4 1 6
Building/Home/Construction Inspection/Inspector 3 2 6
Business Administration and Management, General 2 8 31 2 1 9 1 54
Chemistry, General 6 3 9
Child Care Provider/Assistant 12 33 12 4 63
Child Care and Support Services Management 1 1
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician 4 1 1 6
Computer Programming/Programmer, General 2 2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other 3 1 3 7
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General 2 4 5 11
Corrections 1 1 2
Criminal Justice/Police Science 12 45 9 2 71
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician 2 1 1 4
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs 1 4 1 1 1 8
Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General 1 1 1 3
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General 1 9 1 5 17
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management
Geography 1 1
Graphic Design 7 1 2 10
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology/Technician 1 4 3 8
Human Services, General 13 14 1 5 34
Humanities/Humanistic Studies 8 65 3 2 17 1 101
Information Technology 1 2 1 2 6
Legal Assistant/Paralegal 1 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 38 124 7 30 5 215
Library and Archives Assisting 1 3 14 1 19
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist 1 6 4 9 20
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician 2 1 3
Mathematics, General 11 4 5 20
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant 3 5 3 4 15
Physics, General 1 1
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician 11 17 13 7 3 55
Radio and Television 5 2 2 9
Real Estate 4 1 2 7
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 7 32 13 22 75
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager 2 4 4 10
Retail Management 2 2
Sociology 5 3 8
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 9 7 1 10 27
Telecommunications Engineering 1 1
Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment Management and Recycling Technology/Technician 2 10 1 7 20
Welding Technology/Welder 5 5

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Ranks 4740th for the average full-time faculty salary.
Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary $32,894 ($62,347 male / $70,269 female)
Number of FT Faculty 175 (67 male / 108 female)
Number of PT Faculty 457
FT Faculty Ratio 0.4 : 1
Total Benefits $3,635,437

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