Irvine Valley College

Housing Location Type Offers Scholarships Student Population Offers CLA
No Yes 15000 (Total) Yes
Degrees Offered Public/Private Institution Type Student Body Student Population
Associate, Career/Undergraduate Certificate 830 (International)

Yearly Costs / ELS Level

Living Expenses
Degree Tuition Fees Housing ** Meals OtherExpenses I 20/Visa* (Total Required Funds) ELS
Associate $ $$$ $ $$$ 109
Career/Undergraduate Certificate $ $$$ $ $$$ 109
 I-20/Visa costs include Tuition, Housing, Meals and all other fees in USD
Housing cost may include meals and other expenses to equal Living Expenses


Irvine Valley College (IVC) is a fully accredited California community college. Established in 1985, IVC enrolls 15,000 students including 830 international students annually. Since 2005, Irvine has been voted on of the "Safest Large Cities in America"! Irvine is a multicultural city conveniently located between Los Angeles and San Diego and is home to over 100 international and national company headquarters. Irvine Valley College (IVC) ranks #1 for university transfer within the state of California! Every year we transfer students to the University of California (UC), California State University (CSU) and private and out-of-state universities. IVC offers over 70 Associate degree majors and 60 certificate programs in a variety of subjects in the arts and sciences. Majors include Business Administration, Computer Science, Pre-Engineering, Early Childhood Education, Communications, Digital Design and more! IVC is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools & Colleges (WASC). Irvine is a safe and fun location for students to live and study. Our local area is close to museums, spectacular beaches, universities and world renowned shopping. Student life at IVC is very dynamic with many student clubs and activities, athletic teams, dance and theater programs, art exhibits and special events that happen year round on campus.


IVC does not provide on campus housing. We advertise off campus apartments and host family programs on our website for students to access those companies directly. Please visit: