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Emboldened possibilities begin at IVC.
At IVC, we’re future-focused on you.
Irvine Valley College (IVC) has the highest rate of students transferring to four-year schools out of all 116 community colleges in the state, including to prestigious universities like Brown, Columbia, Caltech, Harvey Mudd, Penn, UC Berkeley, UCLA, and USC.
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Transfers to UC Irvine
Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) agreements with UC Irvine, UC Davis, UC Riverside, UC Santa Barbara, UC Merced, and UC Santa Cruz offer guaranteed admission to students who meet their guidelines.
If you complete a special Associate Degree for Transfer at IVC and meet the minimum eligibility requirements, you’re guaranteed admission to a CSU.
If you’ve set your sights on attending a private school, IVC has transfer agreements with Brandman University, Chapman University, Concordia University, University of La Verne, and many others.
Plus, IVC offers more than $20 million in financial aid each year, including scholarships, grants, and work-study. This past year, we have offered more financial aid than ever at IVC!
Full-Time Tuition and Fees for One Year:
|IVC||$1,146 per year $1,146 per year|
|CSUF||$6,977 per year $6,977 per year|
|UCI||$15,737 per year $15,737 per year|
|Chapman||$58,250 per year $58,250 per year|
Your IVC family awaits you.
We welcome you with open arms.
In a smaller classroom setting, you’ll have more opportunities to interact with and learn from our experienced faculty. IVC faculty are experts in their fields and include authors, scientists, artists, designers, musicians, Fulbright scholars, and entrepreneurs.
Student Life at IVC is as diverse as its student body. With a huge variety of clubs and activities to choose from, there’s something for everybody.
IVC Athletics is a member of the Orange Empire Conference and has collected a combination of 89 state and conference championships. IVC competes in 10 varsity sports: men’s baseball, men's tennis, women’s beach volleyball, and men’s and women’s basketball, soccer, volleyball, and esports. #GoLasers
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Programs are built for our communities, providing affordable access to fast, focused career pathways in 21 in-demand industry sectors.