Victor Valley College

Overview


Tuition & Fees
$5,638
Average Salary in 10 Years
$33,300

Note: 10 years after enrolling at Victor Valley College

Victor Valley College is located in Victorville, California. It is a large public school part of the California Community College System system and offers undergrad programs. It has 11,971 undergraduate students enrolled.

Popular majors include Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Health Professions and Related Programs, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, and Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services. 16% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $25,200.

Map


About


🗺 18422 Bear Valley Road
Victorville, California 92395
State California
🌐www.vvc.edu

Application


Graduation Rate


Graduation Rate
16%
within 6 years
Men Graduation Rate
13%
Women Graduation Rate
18%

Cost


Can you afford to attend Victor Valley College?
Average Cost After Financial Aid
$7,976
for one year

Source: Dept. of Education
Published Tuition & Fees
$5,638
Excludes housing

Source: Dept. of Education
Out-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing
$5,638
per year
In-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing
$1,126
per year
How much debt will you graduate with?
Median Student Debt
$5,375

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
How much will you pay each month?
$57
Median debt expressed in 10-year monthly payments

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the median monthly payment a graduate of Victor Valley College would expect to pay over 10 years.

The 3-year repayment rate is the percentage of students who are able to repay some of their student debt.

Why does this matter? A high rate means that students are making enough money so that they can pay down their student debt. A low rate means that students are having trouble paying down their loans.

Victor Valley College Financial Aid
Students Receiving Financial Aid
86%
of students

Source: Dept. of Education

To learn more and apply for financial aid at Victor Valley College you can visit www.vvc.edu/offices/financial-aid/.

Victor Valley College Tuition and Room & Board
Out-of-State Tuition
Total Cost: $5,638
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
In-State Tuition
Total Cost: $1,126
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Career & Salary


How much money will you make after graduating from Victor Valley College?

Victor Valley College students, on average, make $33,300 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 7-8 years after graduation).

Their salary grows by around 7% in the several years after graduation.

Average Earnings of Students from Victor Valley College
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Data is for the number of years after you start at Victor Valley College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.
How much will your income increase each year?
7.2%
in early to mid-career

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Based on average salary 6 years and 10 years after starting school at Victor Valley College.
Median Earnings of Students from Victor Valley College
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, U.S. Dept of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Victor Valley College.
Male Students: Average Earnings from Victor Valley College
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Victor Valley College.
Female Students: Average Earnings from Victor Valley College
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Victor Valley College.
Range of Salary Outcomes 10 Years After Starting at Victor Valley College
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School) by Percentile
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Victor Valley College.

Return on Education


What's the return on the cost of your education?

Is it worth your money to attend Victor Valley College? There are many ways to estimate the financial return on your education.

We use the 10-year average earnings (the 10 years start when you enroll, so if you attend a 4-year college, this would be approximately 6 years after you graduate) and the all in one year cost of attending the school. The all in cost is the sum of tuition, fees, and on-campus housing.

By comparing the two, you can get a sense if what the average graduate in early to mid career makes at least covers your cost of attending one year of school.

A higher number is better.

10-Year Average Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School
5.9x

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Victor Valley College. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Victor Valley College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.
10-Year Median Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School
4.9x

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Victor Valley College. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Victor Valley College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.
Tuition vs. Earnings
Annual Costs and Earnings
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Housing costs are for on-campus housing.

Teaching


Student-Faculty Ratio
25
students per faculty

Graduate School


Can you go to grad school at Victor Valley College?
No
Highest degree: Associate's degree

Students


Undergraduate Focus
100%
Undergrads
11,971
Total Students
11,971
undergrads and grad students
Part-Time Students
60%
Students over 25
35%
Student Median Household Income
$53,361
per year
(compared to U.S. median household income of $61,372 in 2017)

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education, U.S. Census Bureau

Student Diversity


Who will be your classmates?
Women
59%
of undergraduates
Men
41%
of undergraduates
Are there more men or more women?
Slightly More Women

Victor Valley College has slightly more female students than male students.

This means that for every 100 women, there are 69 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 144 women.

Undergraduate Student Diversity at Victor Valley College
Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Student Age
Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
What do students at Victor Valley College study?
Victor Valley College Popular Majors
Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The most popular majors at Victor Valley College are:

  1. Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  2. Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
  3. Health Professions and Related Programs
  4. Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
  5. Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Approximately 76% of students choose to study one of these majors.

Student Satisfaction


Will you be happy at Victor Valley College?
Undergrad Full-Time Student Retention Rate
66%
Undergrad Part-Time Student Retention Rate
48%
Students Who Transfer Out of Victor Valley College
10%

Student retention rate is an indicator of student satisfaction. Retention rate is the percentage of students who continue to study at the college the following year.

Higher retention rates mean students tend to stay at the college, while lower retention rates students are unsatisfied and leave.

Victor Valley College has a retention rate of 66% for full-time undergrads, which is neither high nor low.

Transfers


Undergraduate Transfers
833
7% of undergraduates
Transfer In Rate
Medium-Low

Victor Valley College has around 833 students who transfer into the school each year. This is somewhat low at approximately 7% of total undergraduates.

Higher transfer in rates mean that students see Victor Valley College as better than the college they were previously enrolled in. Higher rates also mean that there will be more new faces on campus.

Living in Victorville, California


City Violent Crime Rate per 100,000
699
in 2017
Source: FBI
City Rape Rate per 100,000
44
in 2017
Source: FBI

Politics in California


Presidential Election Results of 2016
Democratic

Politically, California tends to be More Democratic. In the 2016 Presidential election, 62% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 32% voted for the Republican party, and 3% voted for neither.

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