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IVC Facts & Figures

As one of California's leading community colleges and one of Orange County's best known educational institutions, we provide students exceptional educational opportunities in outstanding facilities and an extraordinary faculty and staff.

Location : 5500 Irvine Center Drive, Irvine, CA 92618. IVC is located at the corner of Jeffrey Road and Irvine Center Drive map and directions | parking info  

Accreditation : Irvine Valley College is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges accreditation info | WASC website

Irvine Valley College is part of the South Orange County Community College District (SOCCCD). Saddleback College is also part of the SOCCCD.

Funding : The college is funded by a combination of state and local tax dollars, supplemented by private donations from individuals and corporations via the college's Foundation. 

​*As of 2015

  • IVC at a Glance*
    • Type of College
      ​Public Community College (Two Year)

      System Calendar
      Semester System (fall semester, spring semester, summer sessions)

      Date Founded
      1979, as Saddleback College North Campus, established as Irvine Valley College July 1, 1985

  • 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 (12 or more units state-approved)
      ​25

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

  • Student Population
    • Total Enrollment
      14,616 Fall 2015 unduplicated headcount (section census, 11/2015 )

      Male
      49%​

      Female
      ​51%

      Full Time Attendance
      ​43%

      Part Time Attendance
      57%​

      Day Enrollment
      19%

      Evening Enrollment
      8%​

      Day & Evening Enrollment
      73%

      Mean/Average Age
      ​27

      Median Age
      ​21

  • Student Demographics
    • White
      38%​

      Asian
      ​29%

      Multi-ethnic
      ​17%

      Latino / Hispanic
      ​14%

      African American
      ​2%

      Pacific Islander
      0.2%​

      Native American
      0.1%

  • Faculty & Staff
    • Full-Time Faculty
      139

      Adjunct Faculty
      408 (Approximate)

      Classified Staff
      178

      Full-Time Administrators & Classified Managers
      31

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