San Joaquin Valley College Visalia

Overview of San Joaquin Valley College Visalia

San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia is in a rural site not far from an urban area, in Visalia, CA. The school is classified as a private, for-profit college. Students at San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia earn degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The most common major fields study at the school include business and management.

San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia Selectivity

All qualified applicants are admitted as San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia offers open admission.


One indicator of school quality is the number of students per professor, and here the school does well in comparison to most schools.

Student Body

San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia, in 2007-2008, had 892 students (952 full-time equivalent). A larger than average share of the students at the school are minorities.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of San Joaquin Valley College is to provide quality educational programs and activities to a student population from diverse ethnic, cultural, economic and educational backgrounds."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia

San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia
8400 W Mineral King Ave
Visalia , CA 93291-9283
General Phone: (559) 651-2500

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San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology335dental assistant, dental hygienist, medical assistant, pharmacy tech, respiratory care tech, physician assistant
Nursing and Emergency Medicine73registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Business and Management62business management, human resources
Medical Administration53medical office management
Engineering Technician46industrial tech
Security and Law Enforcement27corrections
Computer Science and Engineering24computer support

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree45113
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years1694

San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia Student Body

In 2007-2008, San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia had a total enrollment of 892 students (952 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 9%
20-21 19%
22-24 24%
25-29 21%
30-34 12%
35-39 7%
40-49 6%
50-64 2%

San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 90 %

San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Visalia, 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 Joaquin Valley College-Visalia Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other

Engineering Technician
Industrial Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Office Management/Administration

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Physician Assistant
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Security And Law Enforcement

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San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia Highlights

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What Sets San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia Apart:

Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of degrees in business and management
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 15%San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia % of degrees in business and management
Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 17%San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia Number of students
Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 18%San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia Number of degree programs
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 20%San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia Minority % of student body

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked On-campus library

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