In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.
Diablo Valley College was awarded 152 badges in the 2023 rankings.
Diablo Valley was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.
Diablo Valley College has an open admissions policy, so you should not have much trouble being accepted by the school. Still, it is important to fill out the application completely and submit any requested materials, which may include proof that you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.
Learn more about Diablo Valley College admissions.
The student to faculty ratio at Diablo Valley College is 25 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.
When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.
The full-time faculty percentage at Diablo Valley College is 38%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.
Diablo Valley College has a freshmen retention rate of 74%. 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.
Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Diablo Valley College.
During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 18,693 undergraduates at Diablo Valley with 6,709 being full-time and 11,984 being part-time.
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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.
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Diablo Valley, approximately 1% of students took out student loans averaging $5,646 a year. That adds up to $22,584 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Diablo Valley is 7.5%. 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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Get more details about the location of Diablo Valley College.
Contact details for Diablo Valley are given below.
|Address:||321 Golf Club Rd, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523|
Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.
In 2019-2020, 7,768 students took at least one online class at Diablo Valley College. This is an increase from the 7,080 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
Learn more about online learning at Diablo Valley College.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.