West Valley College

Saratoga, CA, USA
3.02 Average Rating

West Valley College is a 2-year community college at the southwest edge of Silicon Valley. WVC offers programs and certificates in 44 academic departments including an Unmanned Aircraft Systems program training students in aerial videography and drone piloting. The college also serves an international population featuring students from 25 different countries. The nearby Santa Cruz Mountains provide a scenic backdrop for the WVC campus.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 2 Year
Campus Setting Suburb or town
In-State Students
94%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Total Number of Students
8,263
Total Number of Undergrads
8,263
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
Student:Faculty Ratio
21:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$9,893
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$1,183
Out-of-State Tuition
$5,239
Students Receiving Financial Aid
38%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,267
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
45%
55%
Size of Town
Suburb or town
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$41,100
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What Students Are Saying

3.02 Average Rating
west valley is a healing educational setting in a park like oasis. a definate find for a school. but shhhh keep it quiet. we don't want the secret getting out!
Diane from San Jose, CA
It is a great school with excellent teachers. West Valley has one of the best math and science departments in the Silicon Valley area. This excellence also spreads into the humanity departments as well.
Joseph from San Jose, CA

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