Valley Career College

Overview of Valley Career College

The main campus of Valley Career College is in El Cajon, CA (a large suburb). The school is a private, for-profit school. Valley Career College offers degrees up to the Certificate.

Areas of Study

The school students most commonly major in a field related to medical adminstration, office and administration.

Valley Career College Selectivity

Valley Career College does not accept everyone who applies.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 248 enrolled students.

The school reports its educational mission is:

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Valley Career College

Valley Career College
878 Jackman St
El Cajon , CA 92020-3057
General Phone: (619) 593-5111

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Valley Career College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology146dental assistant, medical assistant, pharmacy tech
Office and Administration40business support services
Medical Administration30medical secretary
Engineering Technician4computer systems tech

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year2206

Valley Career College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Valley Career College had a total enrollment of 248 students (328 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 16%
Women 84%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 35%
Black 19%
Hispanic 32%
Asian 7%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 6%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 19%
20-21 20%
22-24 21%
25-29 14%
30-34 8%
35-39 8%
40-49 8%
50-64 1%
65+ 0%

Valley Career College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 62%

Valley Career College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of El Cajon, 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.

Valley Career College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

GPAnot required
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordnot required
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)not required
Other Standardized Testsrequired

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

Financial Aid:
Valley Career College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3441400)

Valley Career College Degree Programs (2007)

Engineering Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant

Office And Administration
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other

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Valley Career College Highlights

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What Sets Valley Career College Apart:

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% of degrees in medical administration
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Number of degree programs
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Top 8%Valley Career College Number of degree programs
% of degrees in office and administration
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Top 11%Valley Career College % of degrees in office and administration
Female % of student body
(colleges not offering open-admission)
Top 17%Valley Career College Female % of student body
Number of students
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 19%Valley Career College Number of students

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