Palo Verde College

One College Drive, Blythe, CA 92225
Palo Verde College is a public higher education institution that resides in Blythe, California.

Palo Verde College offers associate's degrees. The school has been accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges.

Dual credit and distance learning programs are available at this school. They accept high school Advanced Placement courses as credit towards completion of a degree.


General Information

Main Phone: (760) 921 -5500 Website: www.paloverde.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 107
School Type: Public- 2-year Affiliation: None
Size: Small (1,000 - 5,000 students) Undergraduates: 3,530
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 8
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: N/A
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: No
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 33 to 1


Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 16% Full-time 84% Part-time
Student Gender 77% Men 23% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

42% White 1% American Indian/Alaska Native
12% Black or African American 2% Multiracial
30% Hispanic/Latino 4% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 9% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 0% $ 0
Local Grant 10% $3,760
Institutional Grant 0% $ 0
Student Loans 0% $ 0

Majors & Degrees


Communication Technologies and Support Services

Graphic Communications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 15 - - - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Information Technology 13 - - - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Child Care Provider Assistant 57 2 - - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Humanities Humanistic Studies - 76 - - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Child Care Provider Assistant 57 2 - - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies - 13 - - -

Biological and Physical Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biological and Physical Sciences - 7 - - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Police Science 4 2 - - -

Construction Trades

Building Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Building Construction Technology 10 1 - - -

Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Automobile Automotive Mechanics Technology Technician 6 - - - -

Precision Production

Precision Metal Working

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Welding Technology Welder 15 - - - -

Construction Trades

Building Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Building Construction Technology 10 1 - - -

Health Professions and Related Programs

Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Substance Abuse Addiction Counseling 68 - - - -

Clinical Medical Laboratory Science Research and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Phlebotomy Technician Phlebotomist 8 - - - -

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Emergency Medical Technology Technician (emt Paramedic) 47 - - - -

Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Substance Abuse Addiction Counseling 68 - - - -

Clinical Medical Laboratory Science Research and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Phlebotomy Technician Phlebotomist 8 - - - -

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Emergency Medical Technology Technician (emt Paramedic) 47 - - - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Business Operations Support and Assistant Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science - 1 - - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management 33 12 - - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 25 - - - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management 33 12 - - -


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