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West Valley College

Saratoga, CA 2-Year Public
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About West Valley College

West Valley College Overview

West Valley College is a public school in a small town setting in Saratoga, California. West Valley College was founded in 1963 and the school enrolls around 12,893 students a year, including 12,893 undergraduates.

Student Involvement at West Valley College

Interested in music or performing?

Are you interested in journalism and communications? West Valley College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

West Valley College does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? West Valley College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at West Valley College on the Student Life page.

2022 West Valley College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
In-State Tuition $1,380
Out-of-State $10,590

Is West Valley College a Good School?


There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a better idea of what West Valley College offers and if it seems like a good fit for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at West Valley College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It gauges how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at West Valley College, around 75% come back the next year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for West Valley College Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with West Valley College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at West Valley College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on West Valley College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at West Valley College.

Based on this information, is West Valley College the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is West Valley College a good school for you?

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Where is West Valley College?

West Valley College is located in the small town setting of Saratoga, California, in the suburbs of San Francisco and San Jose.

If you would like to see West Valley College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Highway 85 to Saratoga, or book a flight to the nearest airport, San Jose International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what West Valley College and Saratoga are like without leaving home.

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College Info

14000 Fruitvale Avenue Saratoga, CA 95070-5698

Campus Setting: Small Town

West Valley College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to West Valley College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to West Valley College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

West Valley College ACT Scores

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West Valley College SAT Scores

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West Valley College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$1,380

In State

$8,700

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$1,380
$8,700
Fees
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Housing
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Books
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Student Life

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Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

12,893

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$1,380

Out-of-State

$8,700

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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