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Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Attend LA Valley College


  1. Why LAVCA wide variety of courses – More than 140 academic and certificate programs to choose from.
  2. Classes that fit your schedule – choose from day, evening, online and hybrid courses.
  3. LA Valley College is the BEST DEAL in southern California! Take your general education classes for a fraction of the cost of UC, CSU and private universities. California-residents pay only $46 per credit!
  4. Job training for in-demand careers – Prepare for a career with one of our offer career technical education certificate programs such as registered nursing, respiratory therapy, and media arts.
  5. LA Valley College is a top transfer school. LAVC’s Transfer Alliance/Honors Program (TAP) students have a more than 90% transfer acceptance rate to UCLA, UC Irvine, UC Riverside, UC Santa Barbara, UC Santa Cruz, Pitzer College, Occidental College, and Woodbury University.
  6. Be better prepared for transfer – Studies have shown that students who start at LAVC do better at UCLA than ones who began there as freshmen. We can help you be prepared to be successful when transfer to a four-year college or university.
  7. LA Valley College is a beautiful park-like campus. Located in the heart of the San Fernando Valley, a suburb of Los Angeles, Valley College is a 105-acres campus is surrounded by trees and fields of grass. It is the first community college in California to be given a Tree Campus USA designation.
  8. Close to major attractions, movie studios and beaches – The campus is located just minutes from Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Universal Studios, Warner Bros. Studios, Disney Studios, and southern California beaches.
  9. Get a high quality education – LA Valley College is fully accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), which is part of a national accrediting agency called Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
  10. Your future begins here! Don’t wait and apply today!!!