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Los Angeles Valley College

Valley Glen, CA

At A Glance

Main Address

5800 Fulton Ave

Van Nuys, CA 91401-4062

www.lavc.edu

Admission Office

5800 Fulton Avenue

Valley Glen, CA 91401-4096

(818) 947-2553

Fax : (818) 947-2501

trudgej@lavc.edu

Contact : Ashley Dunn

Registrar, Admissions and Records

Type of School

Medium

Public

community college

2-year school

Coed

Hispanic-Serving Institution

Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

College Board Code: 5546

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 17,539

In-State Tuition : $1,404.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $9,354.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Setting

Very Large City (>500k)

Suburban

Commuter campus

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 : May 1

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

Hispanic-Serving Institution

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

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General A

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting C
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General A C
Banking and Financial Support Services C
Business/Commerce, General A C
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry A C
Fashion Merchandising A C
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services A
Hospitality and Recreation Marketing Operations A
Management Information Systems, General A C

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Broadcast Journalism A C
Journalism A C

Communications Technologies & Support Services
Communications Technology/Technician C

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Programming, Specific Applications A C
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician A C

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

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

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General A

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
French Language and Literature A
German Language and Literature A
Italian Language and Literature A
Spanish Language and Literature A

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse A
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist A

History
History, General A

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

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies A

Philosophy & Religious Studies
Philosophy A

Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General A
Geology/Earth Science, General A
Physics, General A
Planetary Astronomy and Science A

Precision Production
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant C

Psychology
Psychology, General A

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Police Science A C

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

Visual & Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation A
Art/Art Studies, General A
Cinematography and Film/Video Production C
Commercial and Advertising Art A C
Music Performance, General C
Music, General A

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

Cooperative Education

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

Honors Program

Independent Study

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Computer Services

300 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries, Student Center

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Unique Facilities : planetarium

Geographic Location : 15 miles from downtown.

Very Large City

Suburban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 17,539

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : 10,462

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 28

In state students : 98.0%

Out of state students : 2.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Student Newspaper : Valley Star

Housing Options

Additional Housing Options

Car is not allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Monarchs

Sport Member : NJCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Health services

On-campus daycare

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Veteran's counselor

Additional Programs for Students with 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

Comprehensive services for students with learning disabilities

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Remedial instruction

Tutoring

Study skills assistance

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

N

Jazz Band

Y

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

Y

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

Y

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

Y

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

Y

Television Station

N

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

Diving

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

Track and Field

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Water Polo

Men's Intercollegiate

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $0.00

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

Other Test Policies

Institutional placement tests required of all students.

A note from the college

Registered nursing program has competitive admission based on points accumulated for prerequisite courses, grades, and placement test scores.

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : No

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: To be eligible to receive Advanced Placement Credit, student must: 1. Score 3, 4, or 5 on the Advanced Placement Exam. 2. Have an official score report submitted to Los Angeles Valley College from the College Board. 3. Completed 12 units of credit at Los Angeles Valley College. 4. Have a cumulative GPA of 2.0. 5. Meet with a counselor to determine eligibility prior to filing a Petition with the Office of Admissions & Records.

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 (By semester 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

Computer Science Principles

3

6

--

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

--

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

4

--

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

4

--

All

Psychology

3

3

--

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

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : May 1

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Vernon Bridges

Financial aid office phone : (818) 947-2412

Financial Aid Forms

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

FAFSA

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.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$1,404.00

$1,404.00

$1,404.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$9,354.00

$9,354.00

$9,354.00

Room only:

--

$10,872.00

$4,338.00

Books and supplies:

$1,638.00

$1,638.00

$1,638.00

Estimated personal expenses:

--

$2,826.00

$3,096.00

Transportation expenses:

--

$1,170.00

$1,044.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$3,042.00

$17,910.00

$11,520.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$10,992.00

$25,860.00

$19,470.00

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)

College Transcript(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

College fairs/transfer recruitment on campus

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: $35.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $9,354.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): $10,872.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $311.00

Financial Aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

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

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

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

English as a Second Language Program On Campus for International Students

Special International Student Orientation Program

International Student Adviser