Irvine Valley College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,104
0% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$5,689
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
8.39%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
13,395
35.8% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
45.1%
623 Graduates

About

Irvine Valley College is a higher education institution located in Orange County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Irvine Valley College were .

In 2017, 3,066 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Irvine Valley College. 55.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,085 degrees), 1.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (833 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Irvine Valley College is $1,104, which is $-6,310 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Irvine Valley College is $1,104, which is $-6,310 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,689.

In 2017, 42% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 1% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,104
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Irvine Valley College was $1,104. The cost of tuition at Irvine Valley College is $-6,310 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$5,689
2017 Value
24.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Irvine Valley College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,689. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Irvine Valley College grew by 24.3%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,492
Room and Board
$1,791
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Irvine Valley College was of $12,492 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,791. The cost of room and board increased by 4.36% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.53% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

42%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
1%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

42% of undergraduate students at Irvine Valley College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 4.55% with respect to 2016, when 44% 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.
8.39%
2016 Default Rate
13
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Irvine Valley College was 8.39%, which represents 13 out of the 155 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 has a total enrollment of 13,395 students. The full-time enrollment at Irvine Valley College is 4,793 students and the part-time enrollment is 8,602. This means that 35.8% of students enrolled at Irvine Valley College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Irvine Valley College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 33.8% White, 26.6% Asian, 25.1% Hispanic or Latino, 5.25% Two or More Races, 2% Black or African American, 0.231% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0672% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Irvine Valley College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (16.8%), followed by Asian Male (14%) and White Female (12.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

35.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Irvine Valley College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 13,395 students. The full-time enrollment at Irvine Valley College is 4,793 and the part-time enrollment is 8,602. This means that 35.8% of students enrolled at Irvine Valley College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

77%
2017 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 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Irvine Valley College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,531
  2. Asian
    3,557
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    3,362

The enrolled student population at Irvine Valley College is 33.8% White, 26.6% Asian, 25.1% Hispanic or Latino, 5.25% Two or More Races, 2% Black or African American, 0.231% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0672% 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 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% 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, 115 students (0.859%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 346 more women than men received degrees from Irvine Valley College. The majority of degree recipients at Irvine Valley College are white (1,085 degrees awarded). There were 1.3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (833 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Irvine Valley College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

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 (1,829 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (99 degrees), and Physical Sciences (60 degrees).

Workforce

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 (226,630 people), Other managers (142,451 people), Postsecondary teachers (141,974 people), Physicians (114,058 people), and Software developers (88,656 people).

The most specialized majors at Irvine Valley College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,829 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (99 degrees), Physical Sciences (60 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (91 degrees), and Math & Statistics (33 degrees).

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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, Chemists & materials scientists, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Irvine Valley College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,829 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (99 degrees), Physical Sciences (60 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (91 degrees), and Math & Statistics (33 degrees).

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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 (397,356 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (272,920 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (194,697 people), Computer Systems Design (150,086 people), and Scientific research & development services (77,035 people).

The most specialized majors at Irvine Valley College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,829 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (99 degrees), Physical Sciences (60 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (91 degrees), and Math & Statistics (33 degrees).

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Degrees

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
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Irvine Valley College was N/A with N/A degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 1,360
  2. 1,706

In 2017, 1,360 degrees were awarded to men at Irvine Valley College, which is 0.797 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,706).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at Irvine Valley College by degrees awarded.

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 820 degrees were awarded to men at Irvine Valley College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.835 times less than the 982 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 982 degrees were awarded to women at Irvine Valley College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.2 times more than the 820 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

22%
100% Completion Time
45%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 22% of students graduating from Irvine Valley College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 45% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 53% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Male
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Irvine Valley College is Male and Black or African American (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 1.28% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,085 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    833 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    706 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Irvine Valley College is white (1,085 degrees awarded). There were 1.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (833 degrees).

1.17% of degree recipients (36 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    565 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    520 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    482 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Irvine Valley College is white female (565 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (520 degrees).

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Operations

Irvine Valley College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.32M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $680k (51.4%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Irvine Valley College had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Irvine Valley College employs 148 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Irvine Valley College are Male Instructors (84), Female Instructors(64), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Irvine Valley College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 92 employees, Service, with 39 employees, and Management with 36 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.32M
2017 Endowment
27.7%
growth from 2016

Irvine Valley College has an endowment valued at about $1.32M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Irvine Valley College grew 27.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.33M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Irvine Valley College (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.13M - Federal
  2. $11.6M - State
  3. $689k - Local

As of 2017, Irvine Valley College received $1.13M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $11.6M from state grants and contracts, and $689k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$54.3M
2017 Salaries
12.8%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Irvine Valley College paid a median of $54.3M in salaries, which represents NaNM% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 12.8% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 17.7% growth from 2015 and a 6.91% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$15M
Instructional Salaries
148
Number of Employees

In 2017, Irvine Valley College paid a total of $15M to 148 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $6.95M (28.7%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
148 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
92 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Irvine Valley College were Instructor with 148 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Irvine Valley College were Office and Administrative Support with 92 employees; Service with 39 employees; and Management with 36 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Irvine Valley College was Male Instructor with 84 employees, Female Instructor with 64 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Irvine Valley College.

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