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 148 degree programs through 73 Certificate, 75 Associate's programs. Of that, the distance learning opportunity is given to 8 programs (7 Certificate, 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 ($8,411) 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$1,517$8,411
Public Community Colleges in U.S.$4,031$7,722
Tuition Trends

Offered Degrees/Programs By Area of Study

Diablo Valley College offers Certificate and Associate's programs. Of that, 8 programs can be conferred by distance learning - 7 Certificate, 1 Associate's. The following table summarizes the number of offered programs by degree types.
Total Number of Programs
Online Programs71NOT OFFERED
Total Programs7375NOT 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
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, 9,812 male students and 10,459 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 Students9,8123,9675,845
Female Students10,4593,4736,986

Distance Learning (Online Degree/Program) Student Population

At Diablo Valley College, there are 20,271 students including in both full-time and part-time status. Of that, 6,809 students were attending classes through distance learning (2,452 students are enrolled exclusively and 4,357 are enrolled in some online courses) .
Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment20,271
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2,452
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses4,357
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses13,462

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