Sierra Valley Business College

Overview of Sierra Valley Business College

Fresno, CA is home to Sierra Valley Business College. Fresno is a large city. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Degrees at Sierra Valley Business College go up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The school has a tighter focus on specific areas of study than most colleges its size. Students commonly pursue studies in law.

Sierra Valley Business College Selectivity

Prospective students are drawn to the school's open admissions.

Student Body

Sierra Valley Business College has 177 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008).

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Sierra Valley College's mission is to train a person in skills so that he or she may become a self-supporting member of the community. From the beginning, Sierra Valley College has endeavored to build a system of training based upon striving for excellence in all aspects of the court reporting and business fields. Our objective is to build integrity and relationships with the students and to produce highly-skilled, competent graduates who would be a credit to the profession, school, and community."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Sierra Valley Business College

Sierra Valley Business College
4747 N First St Bldg D
Fresno , CA 93726
General Phone: (559) 222-0947

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Sierra Valley Business College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Law13court reporting

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years131

Sierra Valley Business College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Sierra Valley Business College had a total enrollment of 177 students (206 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 57%
Black 4%
Hispanic 36%
Asian 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 16%
20-21 20%
22-24 25%
25-29 18%
30-34 11%
35-39 3%
40-49 5%
50-64 2%

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


Sierra Valley Business College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 52 %

Sierra Valley Business College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Fresno, 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.

Sierra Valley Business College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 9,300
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 9,300
Books and supplies $ 650

Financial Aid:
Sierra Valley Business College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2188400)

Sierra Valley Business College Degree Programs (2007)

Court Reporting/Court Reporter

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Sierra Valley Business College Highlights

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What Sets Sierra Valley Business College Apart:

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Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Female % of student body
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