Irvine Valley College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,104
2022 Average Net Price
$5,550
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
6.02%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
10,464
35.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
55.4%
908 Graduates

About

Irvine Valley College is a higher education institution located in Orange County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Irvine Valley College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,928 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (393 degrees), and Biological & Physical Sciences (366 degrees).

In 2022, 7,074 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Irvine Valley College. 51.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was asian (2,351 degrees), 1.11 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (2,113 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Irvine Valley College is $1,104, which is $−7,008 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Irvine Valley College is $1,104, which is $−7,008 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,550.

In 2022, 43% of undergraduate students attending Irvine Valley College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 1% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$1,104
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Irvine Valley College was $1,104. The cost of tuition at Irvine Valley College is $−7,008 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$5,550
2022 Value
14.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Irvine Valley College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,550. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Irvine Valley College grew by 14.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$19,841
Room and Board
$1,125
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Irvine Valley College was of $19,841 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 19% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,125. The cost of books and supplies increased by 11.6% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

43%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
1%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

43% of undergraduate students at Irvine Valley College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 43% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
6.02%
2019 Default Rate
8
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Irvine Valley College was 6.02%, which represents 8 out of the 133 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Irvine Valley College had a total enrollment of 10,464 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Irvine Valley College is 3,692 students and the part-time enrollment is 6,772. This means that 35.3% of students enrolled at Irvine Valley College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Irvine Valley College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 31% Asian, 29% White, 24.6% Hispanic or Latino, 6.09% Two or More Races, 2.24% Black or African American, 0.21% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.201% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Irvine Valley College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Asian Male (17.9%), followed by White Male (15.7%) and Asian Female (13.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

35.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Irvine Valley College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 10,464 students. The full-time enrollment at Irvine Valley College is 3,692 and the part-time enrollment is 6,772. This means that 35.3% of students enrolled at Irvine Valley College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

80%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Irvine Valley College was 80%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Irvine Valley College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Asian
    3,249 enrolled students
  2. White
    3,034 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    2,572 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Irvine Valley College is 31% Asian, 29% White, 24.6% Hispanic or Latino, 6.09% Two or More Races, 2.24% Black or African American, 0.21% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.201% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 260 students (2.48%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 224 more women than men received degrees from Irvine Valley College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Irvine Valley College is asian (2,351 degrees awarded). There were 1.11 times more asian recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (2113 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Irvine Valley College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,928 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (393 degrees) and Biological & Physical Sciences (366 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Irvine Valley College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (3,458 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (605 degrees), and Physical Sciences (188 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Irvine Valley College are Elementary & middle school teachers (180,531 people), Other managers (153,705 people), Postsecondary teachers (147,238 people), Software developers (114,927 people), and Physicians (108,545 people).

The most specialized majors at Irvine Valley College in 2022 are Liberal Arts & Humanities (3,458 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (605 degrees), Physical Sciences (188 degrees), Math & Statistics (170 degrees), and Human Sciences (134 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Irvine Valley College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Physicians, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Irvine Valley College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (3,458 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (605 degrees), Physical Sciences (188 degrees), Math & Statistics (170 degrees), and Human Sciences (134 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Irvine Valley College are Elementary & secondary schools (413,500 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (280,337 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (205,236 people), Computer Systems Design (172,918 people), and Scientific research & development services (89,201 people).

The most specialized majors at Irvine Valley College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (3,458 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (605 degrees), Physical Sciences (188 degrees), Math & Statistics (170 degrees), and Human Sciences (134 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Irvine Valley College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 1,928 degrees awarded
  2. 393 degrees awarded
  3. 366 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Irvine Valley College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 1,928 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

3,425
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
3,649
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 3,425 degrees were awarded to men at Irvine Valley College, which is 0.939 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,649).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 1598 degrees were awarded to men at Irvine Valley College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.937 times less than the 1706 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 1706 degrees were awarded to men at Irvine Valley College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.07 times more than the 1598 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

32%
100% Completion Time
54%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 32% of students graduating from Irvine Valley College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 54% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 59% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (70.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Irvine Valley College is Female and Asian (70.8% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.2% of graduates (20 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Asian
    2,351 degrees awarded
  2. White
    2,113 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    1,493 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Irvine Valley College is asian (2,351 degrees awarded). There were 1.11 times more asian recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (2113 degrees).

3.03% of degree recipients (214 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Asian Female
    1,224 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Male
    1,127 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    1,111 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Irvine Valley College is asian female (1,224 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more asian female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian male (1127 degrees).

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Operations

Irvine Valley College employs 156 Instructors. Most academics at Irvine Valley College are Male Instructor (80), and Female Instructor (76).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Irvine Valley College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 100 employees, Management, with 40 employees, and Service with 39 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$56.2M
2022 Salaries
5.39%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Irvine Valley College paid a median of $56.2M in salaries, a 5.39% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$19M
Instructional Salaries
156
Number of Employees

In 2022, Irvine Valley College paid a total of $19M to 156 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
156 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
100 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Irvine Valley College was Instructor with 156 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Irvine Valley College were Office and Administrative Support with 100 employees, Management with 40 employees, and Service with 39 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Irvine Valley College was Male Instructor with 80 employees, and Female Instructor with 76 employees.

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