West Valley College

West Valley College

Saratoga, California


West Valley College

West Valley College is a public, at least 2 but less than 4 years institution located in Saratoga, California. The campus is situated in a large suburb area and is home to 7,619 undergraduate students.

Frequently Asked

How much does it cost to attend West Valley College?

The cost of undergraduate tuition and fees for attending West Valley College for an academic year is $1,484 (in-state) / $9,434 (out-of-state). 65% of undergraduate students at West Valley College receive financial aid.

What degrees are offered at West Valley College?

The degrees offered at West Valley College include "less than one year certificate", "one but less than two years certificate", "associate's degree" and "two but less than 4 years certificate".

What are the popular majors at West Valley College?

The most popular programs/majors at West Valley College include "Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities", "Business Administration, Management and Operations"" and "Communication and Media Studies".

What is the graduation rate at West Valley College?

The graduation rate at West Valley College is 35%.

What is the debt of graduating West Valley College students? What is the earnings?

The median debt of West Valley College students is $7,000 and after college, former students in their mid-career (10 years after entry) earn an average salary of $45,900.

Overview

College Category

Degree-granting, associate's and certificates

Student-to-faculty Ratio

17

Awards Offered

Less than one year certificate

One but less than two years certificate

Associate's degree

Two but less than 4 years certificate

City

Saratoga

College Type

Public

Campus Housing

No

Location Setting

Large Suburb

Average Grant or Scholarship Aid

$3,918

General

Address

14000 Fruitvale Ave
Saratoga, California 95070-5698

College Website

www.westvalley.edu

Phone

(408) 867-2200

Admissions

This college has open admission policy


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Costs to Attend

The cost for in-state undergraduate students to attend West Valley College for an academic year can be broken down into $1,380 for tuition, $104 for fees, $1,854 for books and supplies, - for room and board and - for other expenses.

In-State Tuition and Fees

$1,484
In-state tuition$1,380
In-state fees$104
Books and supplies$1,854
Room and board-
Other expenses-

The cost for out-of-state undergraduate students to attend West Valley College for an academic year can be broken down into $9,330 for tuition, $104 for fees, $1,854 for books and supplies, - for room and board and - for other expenses.

Out-of-State Tution and Fees

$9,434
Out-of-state tuition$9,330
Out-of-state fees$104
Books and supplies$1,854
Room and board-
Other expenses-
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Students

West Valley College has 7,619 undergradute students. 45% of the undergraduate students are male compared to 55% female.

Undergradute Enrollment

7,619

Enrollment by gender

45%

45% men

55%

55% women

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Academics

The graduation rate for undergraduate students at West Valley College is 35%. The graduation rate for male undergraduate students is 28% compared to 43% for female undergraduate students.

The retention rate for undergraduate students at West Valley College is 79%. Retention rate is the percentage of first-time undergraduate students who return to continue their studies the following fall semester.

Graduation Rate

35%

Graduation Rate by Gender

28%

28% men

43%

43% women

Retention Rate

79%
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After College

The average earnings of former students working 10 years after entry at West Valley College is $45,900 with 25% of former students having earnings less than $20,400 compared to 25% former students having earnings greater than $63,700.

Mean Earnings After 10 Years

$45,900

Earnings Range After 10 Years

$20,400 - $63,700

Percent Earning Over $25,000 After 10 Years

65%

The percent of former students working 10 years after entry at West Valley College is 76% compared to 24% of former students 10 years after entry not working.

Working Status

76%

76% percent_working

24%

24% percent_not_working

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Programs and Majors

The largest programs/majors at West Valley College include "Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities" with 215 graduates followed by "Business Administration, Management and Operations" with 111 graduates, "Communication and Media Studies" with 55 graduates, "Psychology, General" with 48 graduates and "Criminal Justice and Corrections" with 45 graduates.

Program/MajorGraduates
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities215
Business Administration, Management and Operations111
Communication and Media Studies55
Psychology, General48
Criminal Justice and Corrections45

ⓘ Graduates by program are reported for students receiving associates degree.

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