Diablo Valley College Overview
Located in Pleasant Hill, California, Diablo Valley College is a public institution. The suburban atmosphere of Pleasant Hill makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.
What Is Diablo Valley College Known For?
- The associate's degree is the highest award offered at Diablo Valley.
- In 2017-2018, 34% of the faculty were full-time.
Diablo Valley College Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Diablo Valley has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#100||Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#128||Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Diablo Valley.
Where Is Diablo Valley College?
Contact details for Diablo Valley are given below.
|Address:||321 Golf Club Rd, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523|
How Do I Get Into Diablo Valley?
You can apply to Diablo Valley online at: https://www.dvc.edu/future/steps/index.html
Can I Afford Diablo Valley College?
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Diablo Valley, approximately 1% of students took out student loans averaging $5,104 a year. That adds up to $20,416 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Diablo Valley is 8.3%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Diablo Valley College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 7,287 full-time undergraduates at Diablo Valley, 52% are male and 48% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Diablo Valley College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||294|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,728|
Over 90 countries are represented at Diablo Valley. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, South Korea, and Indonesia.
Online Learning at Diablo Valley College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Diablo Valley has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 60th most popular in California for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Diablo Valley
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Diablo Valley College was 13.1%. This is the #1,148 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Diablo Valley regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Diablo Valley majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Computer & Information Sciences||2%|
|Computer Information Systems||50%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Diablo Valley ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Diablo Valley.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Business Administration & Management||#360|
|Business, Management & Marketing||#447|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Diablo Valley College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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