Diablo Valley College

Pleasant Hill, CA

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 15,326
Graduate Enrollment: 0
Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional
Highest degree awarded: Associate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Suburb: Large (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population of 250,000 or more)
Two-year, very large // higher-part-time

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 0%

Male/Female: 45% / 55% (2017)

First generation college students: 45.3% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 11.9% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 1.7% (2017)

Test scores for admission:


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 45.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 24.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 16.7% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 12.6% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 32.0%
Black: 5.6%
Hispanic: 27.8%
Asian: 18.9%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.5%
2+ races: 8.5%
Non-resident alien: 2.6%
Unknown race: 3.9%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $13,436
In-State tuition: $1,312
Out-of-State tuition: $9,012

Estimated books and supplies: $1,080 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board:
Estimated on-campus other fees:

Estimated off-campus room & board: $19,062 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $0 (2022)

Average Family Income: $27,759 (2017)
Median Family Income: $16,779 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 13.9%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 0.9%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $10,021 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $106 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $5,148
$30k-48k $5,018
$48k-75k $7,873
$75k-110k $10,201
$110k+ $0

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 0%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 83.3% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $10,021 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $5,500 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $6,334 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $6,334 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year
@3 year
@5 year


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 40.3% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 41.4% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $27,477 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $58,096 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Library and Archives Assisting. 14
Associate's Degree Library and Archives Assisting. 4
Associate's Degree Biology, General. 83
Associate's Degree Mathematics. 58
Associate's Degree Biological and Physical Sciences. 164
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 1
Associate's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 79
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Philosophy. 1
Associate's Degree Philosophy. 7
Associate's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 3
Associate's Degree Physics. 18
Associate's Degree Psychology, General. 188 $7,110
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Criminal Justice and Corrections. 45
Associate's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 82
Associate's Degree Anthropology. 23
Associate's Degree Economics. 117
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Geography and Cartography. 10
Associate's Degree Geography and Cartography. 4
Associate's Degree Political Science and Government. 73
Associate's Degree Sociology. 44
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection. 36
Associate's Degree Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection. 10
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Plumbing and Related Water Supply Services. 11
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electrical/Electronics Maintenance and Repair Technology. 9
Associate's Degree Electrical/Electronics Maintenance and Repair Technology. 5
Associate's Degree Visual and Performing Arts, General. 9
Associate's Degree Dance. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Business Services. 26
Associate's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 7
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Architectural Sciences and Technology. 4
Associate's Degree Architectural Sciences and Technology. 22
Associate's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 7
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Communication and Media Studies. 16
Associate's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 85
Associate's Degree Journalism. 10
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 3
Associate's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians. 16
Associate's Degree Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians. 11
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Graphic Communications. 7
Associate's Degree Graphic Communications. 15
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer and Information Sciences, General. 1
Associate's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer Programming. 130
Associate's Degree Computer Programming. 110
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications. 36
Associate's Degree Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications. 17
Associate's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 4
Associate's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 11
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Fine and Studio Arts. 5
Associate's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 35
Associate's Degree Music. 13
Associate's Degree Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 8
Associate's Degree Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 33
Associate's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 1
Associate's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health/Medical Preparatory Programs. 52
Associate's Degree Health/Medical Preparatory Programs. 209 $12,312 $23,413 ($1,951)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 18
Associate's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 13
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business/Commerce, General. 28
Associate's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 37
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Administration, Management and Operations. 41
Associate's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 216 $8,250
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Accounting and Related Services. 38
Associate's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 12
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Operations Support and Assistant Services. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 4
Associate's Degree Hospitality Administration/Management. 7
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations. 6
Associate's Degree History. 25
Associate's Degree Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications. 7
Associate's Degree Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Culinary Arts and Related Services. 39
Associate's Degree Culinary Arts and Related Services. 6
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Special Education and Teaching. 7
Associate's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 6
Associate's Degree Engineering, General. 19
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians. 1
Associate's Degree Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians. 1
Associate's Degree Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians. 2
Associate's Degree Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 3
Associate's Degree Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 60
Associate's Degree East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 19
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 8
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Real Estate. 8
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 29
Associate's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 12
Associate's Degree Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services. 13
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 177
Associate's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 41
Associate's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 35
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 464 $7,500
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 4 $10,853


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $89,937
Full time faculty: 39%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 24.0

School's endowment start of year: $7,886,250 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $8,646,303 (2022)