Palo Verde College

Palo Verde College

Palo Verde College, previously known as Palo Verde Junior College, was established in 1947. The main campus of this community college is located in Blythe, California, and covers 200 acres. Aside from this, the college also operates the Needles campus, which was started in 1998. The college offers enrollment to more than 2,000 students every year.

Palo Verde College, PVC, offers degrees and academic programs in various areas of study. The academic divisions of this college are:

  • Division of Business
  • Division of History, Social & Behavior Sciences
  • Division of Language Arts & Communication Studies
  • Division of Mathematics & Sciences
  • Division of Nursing & Allied Health
  • Division of Professional Technologies

PVC also offers vocational/ certificate programs along with personal enrichment programs in subjects such as computer science, child development, accounting, alcohol drug studies, and business. Online courses are also available for the benefit of remote students. In addition, there is a special Disabled Students Programs & Services that is designed to assist students with physical, psychological, or learning difficulties.

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Prepress/Desktop Publishing And Digital Imaging Design
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics And Special Effects
Computer And Information Sciences, General
Information Technology
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General
Computer Graphics
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services, Other
American Sign Language (ASL)
Business Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Child Care And Support Services Management
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Biological And Physical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Psychology, General
Building Construction Technology
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Welding Technology/Welder
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics,

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