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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 

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.

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: 39
  • Associates in Science: ​21
  • Associate in Arts for Transfer (Transfer AA-T): 17
  • Associate in Science for Transfer (Transfer AS-T​): 7
  • Occupational Certificates ​Programs: 67
  • Certificate of Achievement (12 or more units state-approved): ​27
  • Certificate of Proficiency (low-unit locally approved): 44

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