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Study at Los Angeles Valley College

Los Angeles Valley College is a community college located in the Valley Glen district of Los Angeles, California. It was founded on September 12, 1949. The college is a part of the Los Angeles Community College District. The campus is spread over an area of 105 acres. LAVC offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in several Course Topics. Some of the notable alumni of LAVC are acotr Tom Selleck, actor/comedian Michael Richards, actress Julie Brown, sportscaster Rory Markas and actor Sean Astin

Profile of Los Angeles Valley CollegeLos Angeles Valley College is located in a large city, in Valley Glen, California. The school is a public institution. Degree levels at Los Angeles Valley College top out at the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

Students at the school often study mathematics, family and social work, and liberal arts.

Los Angeles Valley College Selectivity

Los Angeles Valley College maintains an open-admission policy.

The school's tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors. By paying its faculty better than most schools, Los Angeles Valley College tries to attract and retain a high quality teaching staff.

Student Enrolment

The school offers classes to 17, 264 students (8, 662 full-time equivalent). Minorities are common at Los Angeles Valley College.

Los Angeles Valley College Tuition and AffordabilityTuition is fairly low at the school.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Los Angeles Valley College serves the community by providing transfer, degree, vocational, transitional, and continuing education programs in an attractive and accessible learning environment that fosters student success. Embedded in these programs are the greater goals of critical thinking and life-long learning which are necessary for success in the work place and for furthering ones education and personal development. "

Los Angeles Valley College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts484liberal arts and sciences, economics, sociology, English, history, political science, Spanish language, speech and rhetoric, . . .
Family and Social Work329child development
Nursing and Emergency Medicine83registered nursing
Medical Support and Technology45respiratory care tech
Security and Law Enforcement36criminal justice and police, fire-fighting
Business and Management29accounting, banking, business management, sales and marketing
Mechanics and Repair25electrical installation and repair, industrial electronics tech, computer repair
office and Administration18administrative assistant, office management, data entry
Photography and Commercial Art12cinematography, drawing, commercial art
Science11physics, biology, geology, chemistry
Media10radio and television, journalism, mass communication, digital communications
Engineering Technician8biomedical tech, mechanical drafting, drafting, manufacturing tech
Music7music management, music
Education and Teaching5early childhood special ed
Therapy and Counselling4psychology
Design4graphic design
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy4health and physical Education
Computer Science and Engineering3computer programming, system administration
Real Estate and Construction Management3real estate
Religion and Philosophy2philosophy
Fine Arts1sculpture
Drama and Performing Arts1drama, theatre design
Art Studies0art studies
Production Trades0machinist
Architecture and Planning0architectural tech
Contact: Los Angeles Valley CollegeLos Angeles Valley College

5800 Fulton Avenue

Valley Glen, California 91401-4096

General Phone: (818) 947-2600


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