West Valley College

14000 Fruitvale Ave, Saratoga, CA 95070-5698
West Valley College is a public education institution located in Saratoga, California.

West Valley College offers associate's degrees. It is 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. Life experience and Advanced Placement (AP) can be used as credit towards a degree and on-campus day care is provided.


General Information

Main Phone: (408) 867 -2200 Website: www.westvalley.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 422
School Type: Public- 2-year Affiliation: None
Size: Large (10,000 - 20,000 students) Undergraduates: 10,964
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 8
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: N/A
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 26 to 1


Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 33% Full-time 67% Part-time
Student Gender 45% Men 55% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

49% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
3% Black or African American 3% Multiracial
20% Hispanic/Latino 16% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 9% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 2% $ 3,819
Local Grant 14% $3,582
Institutional Grant 2% $ 914
Student Loans 2% $ 3,167

Majors & Degrees


Architecture and Related Services

Architectural Sciences and Technology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Architectural Technology 3 1 - - -

Landscape Architecture

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Landscape Architecture 1 2 - - -

Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - 42 - - -

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 - 4 - - -
Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design 2 4 - - -
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 1 4 - - -

Audiovisual Communications Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Photographic and Film Video Technology Technicians 1 - - - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer Software and Media Applications

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Web Page, Multimedia and Information Resources Design - 3 - - -

Data Entry Applications

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Data Entry Microcomputer Applications - 1 - - -

Engineering

Engineering

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Pre-engineering - 2 - - -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

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Spanish Language and Literature - 1 - - -
French Language and Literature - 1 - - -

Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields

Drafting Design Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Drafting and Design Technology Technician 3 - - - -

Legal Professions and Studies

Legal Support Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Legal Assistant Paralegal 21 12 - - -
Court Reporting Court Reporter 21 12 - - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Apparel and Textiles

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Apparel and Textile Manufacture - 1 - - -

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 11 10 - - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - 7 - - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Apparel and Textiles

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Apparel and Textile Manufacture - 1 - - -

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 11 10 - - -

Legal Professions and Studies

Legal Support Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Legal Assistant Paralegal 21 12 - - -
Court Reporting Court Reporter 21 12 - - -

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 - 52 - - -
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies - 216 - - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - 6 - - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - 15 - - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological and Physical Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biological and Physical Sciences - 31 - - -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health and Physical Education Fitness 3 2 - - -

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management 5 4 - - -

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health and Physical Education Fitness 3 2 - - -

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management 5 4 - - -

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 - 27 - - -

Physical Sciences

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - 5 - - -

Chemistry

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Chemistry - 2 - - -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - 7 - - -

Social Sciences

Social Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Sciences - 2 - - -

Geography and Cartography

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geography 1 - - - -

Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Economics - 1 - - -

Sociology

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

Health Professions and Related Programs

Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Medical Clinical Assistant 29 8 - - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Business Administration, Management and Operations

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Business Administration and Management 11 30 - - -
Office Management and Supervision 4 30 - - -

Business Operations Support and Assistant Services

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Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science 3 - - - -

Accounting and Related Services

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Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping 10 - - - -

Business Commerce

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Commerce 30 - - - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management 11 30 - - -
Office Management and Supervision 4 30 - - -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - 4 - - -


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