San Bernardino Valley College

San Bernardino Valley College

San Bernardino Valley College, or SBVC, is a community college located in San Bernardino, California. This two-year college has an enrollment of more than 17,000 students and a campus covering 82 acres.

SBVC provides degrees in the arts and sciences to students who successfully complete a comprehensive two-year curriculum. It also offers more than 40 programs in technical and occupational fields. SBVC has more than 30 clubs and organizations representing a variety of academic and career pursuits.

SBVC's sports teams are nicknamed the Wolverines. It is a member of the Foothill Conference, and Wolverine Football is a member of the American Division-Mountain Conference.

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San Bernardino Valley College
701 South Mount Vernon Avenue
San Bernardino , CA 92410-2798
General Phone: (909) 384-4400

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San Bernardino Valley College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts390liberal arts and sciences, humanities, library assistant, geography, geography courses
Family and Social Work119foodservice management, family systems, child development, human services
Business and Management92business management, logistics, accounting, taxation, retail
Nursing and Emergency Medicine72registered nursing
Mechanics and Repair68electrical installation and repair, communications install and repair, computer repair, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics, aircraft maintenance, aircraft powerplant tech, avionics maintenance ...
Medical Support and Technology68pharmacy tech, mental health services tech
Security and Law Enforcement42corrections, forensic science, criminal justice and police
Therapy and Counseling37substance abuse counseling
Engineering Technician35HVAC tech, water quality and recycling tech, manufacturing tech, mechanical engineering tech
Construction Trades28power transmission, building inspector
Production Trades23machinist, welding
Science13biology, biological and physical sciences, astronomy, chemistry, geology, physics
Office and Administration8administrative assistant
Media6radio and television, digital communications
Art Studies5art studies
Real Estate and Construction Management5real estate
Design5graphic design
Law2legal assistant
Computer Science and Engineering1information technology, computer programming, webmastering
Photography and Commercial Art1cinematography
Conservation and Resource Management0environmental science
Transportation0aviation operations, airline flight attendant, ground transportation
Architecture and Planning0architectural tech
Cooking and Culinary Arts0culinary arts, restaurant and catering management

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree65449
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years049
Award of less than 1 academic year14216
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years23520

San Bernardino Valley College Student Body

In 2007-2008, San Bernardino Valley College had a total enrollment of 12,839 students (7,891 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 25%
Black 20%
Hispanic 42%
Asian 7%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 5%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 16%
20-21 14%
22-24 14%
25-29 15%
30-34 10%
35-39 8%
40-49 12%
50-64 6%
65+ 0%

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

State unknown1%

San Bernardino Valley College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 56 %
Part-Time 42 %

San Bernardino Valley College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of San Bernardino, 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.

San Bernardino Valley College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 715
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,400
Books and supplies $ 1,215

Financial Aid:
San Bernardino Valley College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 127200)

San Bernardino Valley College Faculty

San Bernardino Valley College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year6$94,10322$85,468
All faculty totalcalendar year6$94,10322$85,468

*: 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 year71$80,94777$78,496
All faculty totalacademic year71$80,94777$78,496

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

San Bernardino Valley College Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football California Collegiate Athletic Association
Basketball California Collegiate Athletic Association
Baseball California Collegiate Athletic Association

San Bernardino Valley College Degree Programs (2007)

Architecture And Planning
Architectural Technology/Technician

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

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

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Information Technology
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science

Construction Trades
Building/Home/Construction Inspection/Inspector
Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager

Graphic Design

Engineering Technician
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Water Quality & Wastewater Treatment Mgmt & Recycling Tech

Family And Social Work
Child Development
Family Systems
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management
Human Services, General

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Geography, Other
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Library Assistant/Technician

Mathematics, General

Mechanics And Repair
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician
Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General

Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Radio and Television

Medical Support And Technology
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician

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
Cinematography and Film/Video Production

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Welding Technology/Welder

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Forensic Science and Technology

Therapy And Counseling
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

Airline Flight Attendant
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
Ground Transportation, Other

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
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checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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