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About the School:

Founded in 1929, Antelope Valley College started out as a department of Antelope Valley Joint Union High School. Currently, the institution operates in a service area of 1,945 square miles and educates over 14,000 annually. The highest degree offered at AVC is at the associate’s level. In addition, the student/faculty ratio is 22:1, with a gender distribution of over 40% male and 59% female.

The college offers a wide variety of degree programs in academic divisions, including arts & humanities, athletics & kinesiology, career technical education, health & safety sciences, math, science, engineering, and rhetoric & literacy. The in-state tuition & fees are charged at around $1,100, and out-of-state students pay around $6,500.

Online Presence:

AVC offers its courses in various modes. It includes completely online, partially online, and in-person classes. The classes that are marked as online don’t require any physical meetings. All meetings and classes are conducted entirely online. Regarding the degree programs, you can get the complete list on the AVC Online Courses page.

Laptop Programs:

Antelope Valley College is providing laptops to students who don’t have a computer for academic use. The devices offered include Chromebooks, Windows Desktops, and Wi-Fi hotspots. Laptops are loaned to students during the fall semester, and to be eligible, students need to be enrolled in a minimum of six units or two classes. To know the complete details on the program, visit the Student Computer Loan Program page.


Antelope Valley College has accreditation from the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges/Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACCJC/WASC).

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