Academic Overview

Diablo Valley College is a Public, 2-4 years school located in Pleasant Hill, California. For the academic year 2020-2021, the tuition & fees are $1,312 for California residents and $8,328 for other students on average. It offers 149 degree programs through 22 Certificate, 81 Associate's programs. Of that, the distance learning opportunity is given to 16 programs (1 Associate's programs). The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $47,800.
Directory Information and Key Academic Statistics
TypePublic, 2-4 years
Address321 Golf Club Rd, Pleasant Hill, CA
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021) »In-State$1,312
Student Population »20,271 Total Enrollment
Graduation Rate »48%
Transfer-out Rate10%
Retention Rate79% (Full-time)
52% (Part-time)
Average Financial Aid »$3,012
Students to Faculty26:1 (3.85%)
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$47,800

2021 Tuition & Fees

The 2021 tuition & fees are $1,312 for California residents and $8,328 for out-of-state students at Diablo Valley College. Its tuition & fees are cheaper than the average tuition ($8,400) over public community colleges in California. The following table shows the 2020-2021 tuition & fees, books & supplies, and living costs at Diablo Valley College. Then, we compare its costs to California community colleges and all U.S. community colleges. In addition, the chart shows the changes in tuition over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs at the school. You can check more comprehensive tuition information on the cost of attendance page.
Cost of AttendanceComparisonTuition Trends
2021 Cost Of Attendance
California ResidentsOut-of-State
Tuition & Fees$1,312$8,328
Books & Supplies$1,080
Off-Campus Living Costs$24,390
Average Financial Aid$3,012
Cost of Attendance$26,782$33,798
After Financial Aid$23,770$30,786
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$47,800
2021 Tuition & Fees and Comparison
California ResidentsOut-of-State Students
Diablo Valley College$1,312$8,328
Public Community Colleges in California$1,552$8,400
Public Community Colleges in U.S.$4,627$8,312
Tuition Trends

Offered Degrees/Programs By Area of Study

Diablo Valley College offers Certificate and Associate's programs. Of that, 16 programs can be conferred by distance learning - 1 Associate's. The following table summarizes the number of offered programs by degree types.
Total Number of Programs
Total Programs2281NOT OFFERED
The next tables list each major program with offered degrees and online availability. The number on each column denotes the conferred degree of the program. The numbers include completers through on-campus classes and partially online classes as well as only online classes. Only in Classroom means that the program is offered only on-site classes and not offered denotes that the school does not offer the program.

You may want to see all schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Natural Resources And Conservation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Communications Technologies
Computer And Information Sciences
Personal And Culinary Services
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Library Science
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Social Sciences
Construction Trades
Mechanics and Repairers
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Student Population

There are 20,271 students at Diablo Valley College including both full-time and part-time students. By gender, 9,628 male students and 10,243 female students are attending the school. The following table shows the total number of students by gender and attending status at the school. You can check more enrollment information of the school.
Student Population
Male Students9,6283,7795,849
Female Students10,2433,5086,735

Distance Learning (Online Degree/Program) Student Population

At Diablo Valley College, there are 19,871 students including in both full-time and part-time status. Of that, 7,080 students were attending classes through distance learning (2,499 students are enrolled exclusively and 4,581 are enrolled in some online courses) .
Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment19,871
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2,499
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses4,581
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses12,791

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