Irvine Valley College (IVC) is a community college in California which is well known for university transfer and academic excellence!

IVC students successfully transfer to prestigious universities throughout the US. With over 84 majors in the Arts and Sciences, extensive support services and modern facilities, IVC has many programs including Business Administration, Computer Science, Pre-Engineering, Visual and Performing Arts and more. Our location in Irvine, California has been on the FBI’s Safest City in America list for the last 15 years offering students safety and a comfortable living environment close to famous California attractions.

Basic details

  • Region: West
  • Location: Irvine, California
  • Campus setting: Urban
  • Type of institution: Public, Community college

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 95%
  • Average ACT score: N/A
  • Average SAT score: N/A
  • Test optional?: Yes
  • Common Application accepted?: No
  • Areas of study offered include: Accounting/Finance, Anthropology, Art History, Arts, Astronomy, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, Dance, Design, Drama/Theatre Arts, Economics, Education, English, Gender Studies, Geography, Geology, History, Humanities, Information Sciences/Systems, Languages, Liberal Arts, Management, Mathematics, Music, Nutrition, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology
  • Full list of majors available


  • International students are eligible for: Merit based scholarships
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $24,460


  • Sports offered: Men's Baseball, Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Men's Football / Soccer, Women's Football / Soccer, Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Men's Volleyball, Women's Volleyball