San Joaquin Valley College Bakersfield

San Joaquin Valley College Bakersfield

San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield Campus, also referred to as SJVC-Bakersfield campus, is one of the eight campuses of SJVC. The college itself was established in 1977, and the Bakersfield campus was set up in 1982. It is situated in Bakersfield, California.

Students at SJVC-Bakersfield campus can choose from degree and certificate programs in business administration, criminal justice, respiratory therapy, surgical technology, therapeutic massage, and industrial technology, among others. Several online programs are also available.

San Joaquin Valley College provides a variety of support services for its students. Hands-on training and job placement assistance is available. Financial assistance is also offered to deserving students in the form of Federal Pell Grants, Work-Study Programs, Parent Loans, subsidized and unsubsidized Student Loans, Veteran Educational Benefits, and scholarships.

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Contacting San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield

San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield
201 New Stine Rd
Bakersfield , CA 93309
General Phone: (661) 834-0126

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

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology227dental assistant, medical assistant, pharmacy tech, respiratory care tech, surgical tech
Business and Management49business management
Security and Law Enforcement46corrections, security and protective services
Engineering Technician29HVAC tech
Medical Administration21medical billing
Construction Trades2property management

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree37210
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years21

San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield Student Body

In 2007-2008, San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield had a total enrollment of 602 students (615 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 11%
20-21 26%
22-24 23%
25-29 17%
30-34 8%
35-39 6%
40-49 7%
50-64 2%

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

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 87 %

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

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Bakersfield, 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-Bakersfield Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance and Management

Engineering Technician
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Security And Law Enforcement
Security and Protective Services, Other

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San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield Highlights

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What Sets San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield Apart:

% of degrees in security and law enforcement
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield % of degrees in security and law enforcement
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 15%San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 20%San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield 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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