LosAngelesValleyCollege
 LA Valley College
 

Contact Information

 

Requests and Questions
research@lavc.edu
(818) 947-2580 Fax

 

Michelle R. Fowles
Dean, Institutional Research
& Planning
(818) 947-2437
fowlesmr@lavc.edu

 

Yosief Yihunie
Assistant Research Analyst
(818) 947 2463
yihuniya@lavc.edu

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Office of Institutional Effectiveness

Los Angeles Valley College 

Fast Facts

 

Established

June 1949

 

Campus

Located on 105 - acres in the eastern San Fernando Valley

 

Top Communities of LAVC Students

North Hollywood, Van Nuys,  Panorama City, Burbank, Sherman Oaks, and Los Angeles

94% of students are residents of LA District

Based on student demographic data extracted for Fall 2013.

 

Enrollment

 Chart 1. Credit & Noncredit Headcount for Fall 2008 to Fall 2013. Head count for 2008 is 18,436 credit and 899 noncredit. Head count for 2009 is 19,205 credit an 877 noncredit. Headcount for 2010 is 19,888 credit and 839 noncredit. Headcount for 2011 is 18,571 credit and 762 noncredit. Headcount for 2012 is 18,000 credit and 785 noncredit. Headcount for 2013 is 18,397 credit and 985 noncredit.

ENROLLMENT Fall 2013 Fall 2012 Fall 2011
Credit Headcount 18,397 18,000 18,571
Non Credit Headcount 985 785 839
Female 57% 57% 58%
Full-Time 18% 18% 24%
First Time Freshman
19% 18% 15%
       
FTES* 2012-2013 2011-2012 2010-2011
Credit 11,859 11,786 12,975
Non Credit 79 73 88
Non Credit Enhanced 462 435 543
Total FTES 12,401 12,295 13,606

 

Click here for more on student demographics.

College Facts Accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC)

Member of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)

A Hispanic Serving Institution

 

 Employees   

Headcount*:                                                                         

Faculty                                                  Non-Faculty

189 Full-Time                                          217 Full-Time

437 Part-Time                                         463 Part-Time

*Source: LACCD Report for Department of Census Survey 2014 - March

 

School Colors

Green and Yellow

 

Mascot

Monarch Lion

 

Athletic Teams

LAVC Athletics:

Baseball                                                 Soccer (Women’s)

Basketball (Men’s & Women’s)                 Softball

Cross Country                                         Swimming & Diving

Football                                                  Water Polo (Men’s & Women’s)

   
Academic Programs

The campus offers the following awards*:

60    AA degrees                            58     Certificates

19     AS degrees                            13     Non-Credit Certificates

 7      AT degrees                            10     Skills Certificates

 1      ST degrees

*Program count last updated 3/31/14.

For a complete list of current programs see the list of Degrees& Certificates or the campus catalog.

 

Institutional Standards
  • Success - 64%
  • Retention (within course)- 84%
  • Persistence (Fall to Fall- New Students) -41%
  • Degree Awards - 722
  • Certificate Awards - 260
  • UC & CSU Transfer - 618
Degrees & Certificates Awarded
  • 2012-2013 Associate Awards - 682
    • AA - 523
    • AS - 139
    • AT - 20
    • AS - 1
  • 2012-2013 Certificate Awards - 732
    • C - 730

 

Special Programs
  • ACE (Advanced College Enrollment) – College-level courses for high school students
  • Community Services – Lifelong learning and training classes for the community
  • Continuing Education Noncredit Programs – ESL, learning skills, and licensure classes
  • Cooperative Education – College credit for work experience
  • Extension Program – Professional training programs such as paralegal, legal secretary, human resources, pharmacy technician, clinical medical assistant
  • Job Training – Career training programs
  • Service Learning Program – Extra credit for participating in volunteer activities
  • TAP (Transfer Alliance/Honors Program) – Honors classes for transferring to a university
  • Virtual Valley Online Program – Online and hybrid classes
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