Evergreen Valley College

Evergreen Valley College

Evergreen Valley College is a community college located in the eastern foothills of San Jose, California. The campus is spread over an area of 175 acres. It was founded in the year 1975. EVC enrolls more than 8,000 students annually from over 70 countries. The rich culture of the college makes it one of the most diverse student bodies within the California Community College System.

The college offers many degrees and certificates to the students in several fields of study. The college infrastructure includes classrooms, labs for biological sciences and nursing education programs, a well stocked Library, and the Montgomery Hill Observatory.

The sports teams of EVC participate in a variety of sports. Their official mascot is the Hawk.

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Evergreen Valley College
3095 Yerba Buena Rd
San Jose , CA 95135-1598
General Phone: (408) 274-7900

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Evergreen Valley College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts199women's studies, English, speech and rhetoric, liberal arts and sciences
Business and Management89business management, accounting, retail
Nursing and Emergency Medicine54registered nursing
Law36legal secretary, legal assistant
Mechanics and Repair34automobile mechanics
Security and Law Enforcement30criminal justice and police
Office and Administration23administrative assistant
Therapy and Counseling17psychology
Engineering Technician16engineering technology, drafting, mechanical drafting
Computer Science and Engineering6computer and info science, information technology, computer programming, database administration, system administration
Science5biology, chemistry
Medical Support and Technology1medical assistant
Photography and Commercial Art1drawing
Drama and Performing Arts0drama
Art Studies0art studies
Fine Arts0sculpture, metal and jewelry

Number of programs and degrees for Evergreen Valley College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years019
Award of less than 1 academic year10010
Associate's degree40519
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years93

Evergreen Valley College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Evergreen Valley College had a total enrollment of 8,707 students (5,288 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 16%
Black 5%
Hispanic 28%
Asian 34%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 15%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 24%
20-21 19%
22-24 16%
25-29 12%
30-34 6%
35-39 5%
40-49 8%
50-64 5%
65+ 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

State unknown10%

Evergreen Valley College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 79 %
Part-Time 44 %

Evergreen Valley College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of San Jose, California for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other California Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Evergreen Valley College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 604
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,952
Books and supplies $ 1,566

Financial Aid:
Evergreen Valley College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1245200)

Evergreen Valley College Faculty

Evergreen Valley College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track724
Non-tenured and not on tenure track02

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year0*10$80,726
All faculty totalcalendar year0*10$80,726

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year55$89,99165$81,190
All faculty totalacademic year55$89,99165$81,190

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Evergreen Valley College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Retailing and Retail Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
Information Technology
System Administration/Administrator

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Engineering Technology, General
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD

Fine Arts
Metal and Jewelry Arts

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Speech and Rhetorical Studies
Women's Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Photography And Commercial Art

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
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