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Diablo Valley College

Pleasant Hill, CA

At A Glance

Main Address

321 Golf Club Rd

Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-1529

www.dvc.edu

Admission Office

321 Golf Club Road

Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-1529

(925) 685-1310

Fax : (925) 609-8085

Contact : Elizabeth Hauscarriague

Dean of Outreach, Enrollment & Matriculation

Type of School

Medium

Public

community college

2-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

College Board Code: 4295

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 20,083

In-State Tuition : $1,390.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $9,340.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Setting

Large Town (10-50k)

Suburban

Commuter campus

Other Characteristics

College for Kids available on-campus which provides enrichment activities for fourth through ninth graders.

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : --

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate degrees

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Most Popular Majors

Associates
Interdisciplinary Studies : 22.0%
Business/Marketing : 17.0%
Biology : 16.0%
Liberal Arts : 9.0%
Social Sciences : 9.0%
Psychology : 6.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General C
Landscaping and Groundskeeping C
Plant Nursery Operations and Management C

Architecture & Related Programs
Architectural Technology/Technician A C
Landscape Architecture C

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General A

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting A C
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping A C
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General C
Business Administration and Management, General A C
Business/Commerce, General A C
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry C
Construction Management, General C
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies A C
Marketing/Marketing Management, General A C
Office Management and Supervision A C
Operations Management and Supervision A C
Real Estate A C
Restaurant/Food Services Management A C
Small Business Administration/Management A C

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia A C
Speech Communication and Rhetoric A C

Communications Technologies & Support Services
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician A C

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Graphics C
Computer Programming, Specific Applications C
Computer Programming, Vendor/Product Certification C
Computer Programming/Programmer, General C
Computer Science A C
Computer Support specialist A C
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst C
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications A C
Computer and Information Sciences, General A C
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration C
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician C
Information Technology C
Information Technology Project Management C
Network and System Administration/Administrator A
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster C

Construction Trades
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager A C
Building/Home/Construction Inspection/Inspector A C
Construction Trades, General A C
Plumbing Technology/Plumber A C

Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching A C
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching A
Special Education and Teaching, General A

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Architectural Engineering Technologies/Technicians C
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General C
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician A C
Mechanical/Mechanical Engineering Technology/Technician C
Surveying Technology/Surveying C

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General A

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
Child Care and Support Services Management C
Family and Community Services C

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature C

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Athletic Training/Trainer A C
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant A C
Dental Assisting/Assistant A C
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist A C
Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician A C
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General A
Respiratory Therapy Technician/Assistant A
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling C

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
Humanities/Humanistic Studies A
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies A

Library Science
Archives/Archival Administration A C

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair Technology/Technician, General A C

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
Exercise Science and Kinesiology C
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General C

Personal & Culinary Services
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef A C
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General C
Culinary Arts/Chef Training C
Culinary, Entertainment, and Personal Services A
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager A C

Psychology
Psychology, General A

Security & Protective Services
Corrections C
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration A
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies C
Juvenile Corrections C
Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysis C
Securities Services Administration/Management C
Security and Loss Prevention Services C

Social Sciences
Geography A
Political Science and Government, General A
Sociology A

Visual & Performing Arts
Digital Arts A C
Fine/Studio Arts, General A C
Music Technology C
Music, General A
Technical Theater/Theater Design and Technology A C

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Accelerated Program

Cooperative Education

Cross-Registration

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Honors Program

Independent Study

Internships

Liberal Arts/Career Combination

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Saturday Classes

Distance Learning

Weekend College

Computer Services

Computer repair service available on campus

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Geographic Location : 25 miles from San Francisco.

Large Town

Suburban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 20,083

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : 8,479

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 23

Full time students average age : 21

In state students : 99.0%

Out of state students : 1.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Other Activities & Organizations : No smoking except in the quad.

Student Newspaper : The Inquirer

Student Newspaper URL : www.theinquireronline.com

Housing Options

Additional Housing Options

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Vikings

Sport Member : NJCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Economically disadvantaged students services

Employment services for undergraduates

Financial aid counseling

On-campus daycare

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Women's services

Veteran's counselor

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Comprehensive services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Pre-admission summer program

Reduced course load

Remedial instruction

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Writing center

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

N

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

Y

Dance Activity

Y

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

Y

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

Y

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

Y

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

Y

Television Station

Y

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Football

Men's Intercollegiate

Soccer

Women's Intercollegiate

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Swimming

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Tennis

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Track and Field

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Volleyball

Women's Intercollegiate

Water Polo

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: Not reported

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

SAT score use policy

Information not supplied by college

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : No

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : No

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : Yes

From the college: Students who have earned a score of 3, 4, or 5 on certain College Board Advanced Placement Examinations may receive credit towards an associate degree, and some examinations may be used in lieu of specific course requirements. An official copy of your test score(s) must be sent to the Admissions Office and a request made for this examination credit to be included in your associate degree evaluation. Associate degree requirements may be met through AP Exams.

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

3

3

--

All

3-D Art and Design

3

3

--

All

Art History

3

6

--

All

Biology

3

6

--

All

Calculus AB

3

3

--

All

Calculus BC

3

6

--

All

Calculus BC: AB Subscore

3

3

--

All

Chemistry

3

6

--

All

Chinese Language and Culture

3

6

--

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

3

--

All

Computer Science A

3

3

--

All

Drawing

3

3

--

All

English Language and Composition

3

6

--

All

English Literature and Composition

3

6

--

All

Environmental Science

3

4

--

All

European History

3

6

--

All

French Language and Culture

3

6

--

All

German Language and Culture

3

6

--

All

Human Geography

3

3

--

All

Italian Language and Culture

3

6

--

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

6

--

All

Latin

3

6

--

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

--

All

Microeconomics

3

3

--

All

Music Theory

3

6

--

All

Physics 1

3

4

--

All

Physics 2

3

4

--

All

Physics B

3

6

(Only if taken prior to F15)

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

4

--

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

4

--

All

Psychology

3

3

--

All

Seminar

3

3

--

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

6

--

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

6

--

All

Statistics

3

3

--

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

--

All

United States History

3

6

--

All

World History: Modern

3

6

--

All

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

Financial Aid Deadlines

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Emily Stone

Financial aid office phone : (925) 696-2009

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

State aid form

Institution's own financial aid form

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $46.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): $311.00

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

State/District Residency

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$1,390.00

$1,390.00

$1,390.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$9,340.00

$9,340.00

$9,340.00

Room only:

--

$11,268.00

$4,518.00

Books and supplies:

$1,710.00

$1,710.00

$1,710.00

Estimated personal expenses:

--

$2,844.00

$3,096.00

Transportation expenses:

--

$1,323.00

$1,179.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$3,100.00

$18,535.00

$11,893.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$11,050.00

$26,485.00

$19,843.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 1

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: --

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: --

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: --

Admission Requirements (Required)

High School Transcript

Admission Requirements (Recommended)

College Transcript(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Re-entry advisor

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

College fairs/transfer recruitment on campus

Transfer center

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: --

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $9,340.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): $11,268.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $311.00

Financial Aid

International students eligible for need based aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 54

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

Special International Student Orientation Program

International Student Adviser