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Irvine Valley College (IVC) combines a small-college environment with more than 60 acres of modern facilities and equipment; dedicated staff; and an excellent faculty who combine knowledge and experience with a sincere commitment to learning. IVC offers day and evening classes, on campus or online. After its creation as a satellite campus in 1979, IVC became an independent institution in 1985, and has seen its transfer rates and campus community flourish. Its faculty includes authors, Fulbright scholars, scientists, professional musicians and entrepreneurs who are accessible and student-focused.
  • IVC at a Glance*
    • Type of College
      ​Public Community College (Two Year)

      Founded
      July 1, 1985​

      Total Enrollment
      14,964​

      Veterans Enrolled
      ​283 (plus 98 active or reserve)

      Number of Class Sections
      1,346​

      Associate Degree Programs
      Over 70​

      Certificate Programs
      Over 60​

      Transfer Rate
      60%​

      Annual College Fees: Resident
      $1,380

      Annual College Fees: Non-Resident
      $9,030

  • Degrees & Certificates
    • Associates in Arts
      38​

      Associates in Science
      ​20

      Associate in Arts for Transfer (Transfer AA-T)
      ​8

      Associate in Science for Transfer (Transfer AS-T​)
      5

      Occupational Certificates ​ Programs
      61

      Certificate of Achievement (18 or more units state-approved)
      ​25

      Certificate of Proficiency (low-unit locally approved)
      36​

  • Student Population
    • Male
      49%​

      Female
      ​51%

      Full Time Attendance
      ​43%

      Part Time Attendance
      57%​

      Day Enrollment
      ​31%

      Evening Enrollment
      35%​

      Day & Evening Enrollment
      ​35%

      Mean/Average Age
      ​27

      Median Age
      ​21

  • Student Age
    • Below 18
      ​6%

      18-21
      ​46%

      22-29
      24%​

      30-39
      9%​

      40-49
      ​6%

      50-59
      ​4%

      Over 59
      ​6%

  • Student Demographics
    • White
      38%​

      Asian
      ​28%

      Mix Ethnicity
      ​15%

      Hispanic
      ​12%

      African American
      ​2%

      Other
      1%​

  • Faculty & Staff
    • Full-Time Faculty
      123​

      Adjunct Faculty
      200​

      Classified
      169​

      Administrators/Managers
      29​

      Police Officers
      8​

      Part-Time Temporary (NBU)
      ​77

      Professional Experts (Short-Term)
      ​119

​*As of Fall 2013

College Vision

Irvine Valley College is a premier educational institution that provides students avenues for success through exceptional services and dynamic partnerships.

College Mission

Irvine Valley College is committed to student success. The College is devoted to student learning and success through exemplary and integrated teaching and support services, effective stewardship, and continued accessibility in a diverse community.

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