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Diablo Valley College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Diablo Valley College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Diablo Valley College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Diablo Valley College was awarded 19 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Diablo Valley was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Diablo Valley?

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into Diablo Valley College since the school has an open admissions policy. Still, be sure to submit any requested materials and that your application is completed in full.

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Diablo Valley College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Diablo Valley College is 26 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Diablo Valley College is 34%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  34 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Diablo Valley College

Freshmen Retention Rate

Diablo Valley College has a freshmen retention rate of 78%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  78 out of 100
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Good Overall Diversity at Diablo Valley

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 19,775 undergraduates at Diablo Valley with 7,377 being full-time and 12,398 being part-time.

Diablo Valley Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and minorities. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

The overall diversity score for Diablo Valley is 65.02 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  65.02 out of 100
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How Much Does Diablo Valley College Cost?

The overall average net price of Diablo Valley is $4,605. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Diablo Valley, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Diablo Valley, approximately 1% of students took out student loans averaging $5,104 a year. That adds up to $20,416 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Diablo Valley is 8.3%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Diablo Valley Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Diablo Valley make around $37,600 per year during the early years of their employment. This is about 6% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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Location of Diablo Valley College

Located in Pleasant Hill, California, Diablo Valley College is a public institution. The suburban atmosphere of Pleasant Hill makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

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Location of Diablo Valley College

Contact details for Diablo Valley are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 321 Golf Club Rd, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Phone: 925-685-1230
Website: https://www.dvc.edu

Diablo Valley College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Diablo Valley College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Diablo Valley

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 6,809 students took at least one online class at Diablo Valley College. This is an increase from the 5,827 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 6,809 2,452
2016-2017 5,827 1,870
2015-2016 5,270 1,716
2014-2015 5,261 1,722
2013-2014 4,638 1,527

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