Diablo Valley College (113634)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,288
2022 Average Net Price
$7,398
After Financial Aid
2022 Enrolled Students
16,097
36.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
46.5%
698 Graduates

About

Diablo Valley College (113634) is a higher education institution located in Contra Costa County, CA. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Diablo Valley College (113634) were Liberal Arts & Sciences (559 degrees awarded), Dental Assisting (24 degrees), and Child Care Provider (21 degrees).

In 2022, 3,866 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Diablo Valley College (113634). 58.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,208 degrees), 1.23 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (982 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Diablo Valley College (113634) is $1,288, which is $−6,824 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Diablo Valley College (113634) is $1,288, which is $−6,824 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,398.

In 2022, 47% of undergraduate students attending Diablo Valley College (113634) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 1% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$1,288
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Diablo Valley College (113634) was $1,288. The cost of tuition at Diablo Valley College (113634) is $−6,824 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$7,398
2022 Value
16.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Diablo Valley College (113634) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,398. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Diablo Valley College (113634) grew by 16.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$19,062
Room and Board
$1,080
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Diablo Valley College (113634) was of $19,062 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,080. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

47%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
1%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

47% of undergraduate students at Diablo Valley College (113634) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 6.82% with respect to 2021, when 44% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Diablo Valley College (113634) had a total enrollment of 16,097 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Diablo Valley College (113634) is 5,866 students and the part-time enrollment is 10,231. This means that 36.4% of students enrolled at Diablo Valley College (113634) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Diablo Valley College (113634), both undergraduate and graduate, is 30.1% White, 28.5% Hispanic or Latino, 19.5% Asian, 8.8% Two or More Races, 5.73% Black or African American, 0.509% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.205% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Diablo Valley College (113634) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (15.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (13.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (12.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

36.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Diablo Valley College (113634) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 16,097 students. The full-time enrollment at Diablo Valley College (113634) is 5,866 and the part-time enrollment is 10,231. This means that 36.4% of students enrolled at Diablo Valley College (113634) are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

80%
2022 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 Diablo Valley College (113634) was 80%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Diablo Valley College (113634) had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    4,849 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    4,592 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    3,135 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Diablo Valley College (113634) is 30.1% White, 28.5% Hispanic or Latino, 19.5% Asian, 8.8% Two or More Races, 5.73% Black or African American, 0.509% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.205% 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 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% 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, 463 students (2.88%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 660 more women than men received degrees from Diablo Valley College (113634). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Diablo Valley College (113634) is white (1,208 degrees awarded). There were 1.23 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (982 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Diablo Valley College (113634) is Liberal Arts & Sciences (559 degrees awarded), followed by Dental Assisting (24 degrees) and Child Care Provider (21 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Diablo Valley College (113634), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Human Sciences (182 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (41 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (71 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Diablo Valley College (113634) are Elementary & middle school teachers (107,841 people), Other managers (65,530 people), Secondary school teachers (48,043 people), Postsecondary teachers (44,235 people), and Physicians (41,042 people).

The most specialized majors at Diablo Valley College (113634) in 2022 are Human Sciences (182 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (41 degrees), Language & Linguistics (71 degrees), Library Science (15 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (201 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Diablo Valley College (113634) are Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Physicians, Financial examiners, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Diablo Valley College (113634) are Human Sciences (182 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (41 degrees), Language & Linguistics (71 degrees), Library Science (15 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (201 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Diablo Valley College (113634) are Elementary & secondary schools (246,626 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (120,294 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (104,824 people), Computer Systems Design (59,936 people), and Outpatient care centers (41,094 people).

The most specialized majors at Diablo Valley College (113634) are Human Sciences (182 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (41 degrees), Language & Linguistics (71 degrees), Library Science (15 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (201 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Diablo Valley College (113634).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 292 degrees awarded
  2. 248 degrees awarded
  3. 219 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Diablo Valley College (113634) was General Health Services with 292 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,603
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
2,263
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,603 degrees were awarded to men at Diablo Valley College (113634), which is 0.708 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,263).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 270 degrees were awarded to men at Diablo Valley College (113634) in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.918 times less than the 294 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 321 degrees were awarded to men at Diablo Valley College (113634) in General Health Services, which is 3.91 times more than the 82 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

27%
100% Completion Time
47%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 27% of students graduating from Diablo Valley College (113634) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 47% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (69.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Diablo Valley College (113634) is Female and Asian (69.1% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,208 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    982 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    858 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Diablo Valley College (113634) is white (1,208 degrees awarded). There were 1.23 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (982 degrees).

2.79% of degree recipients (108 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    688 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    623 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    520 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Diablo Valley College (113634) is white female (688 degrees awarded). There were 1.1 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (623 degrees).

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Operations

Diablo Valley College (113634) employs 250 Instructors. Most academics at Diablo Valley College (113634) are Female Instructor (137), and Male Instructor (113).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Diablo Valley College (113634) are: Office and Administrative Support, with 115 employees, Management, with 46 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 26 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$70M
2022 Salaries
2.86%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Diablo Valley College (113634) paid a median of $70M in salaries, a 2.86% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$25M
Instructional Salaries
250
Number of Employees

In 2022, Diablo Valley College (113634) paid a total of $25M to 250 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
250 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
115 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Diablo Valley College (113634) was Instructor with 250 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Diablo Valley College (113634) were Office and Administrative Support with 115 employees, Management with 46 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 26 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Diablo Valley College (113634) was Female Instructor with 137 employees, and Male Instructor with 113 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Diablo Valley College (113634).

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