About San Bernardino Valley College

Founded in 1926, San Bernardino Valley College. is a college. Located in California, which is a city setting in California, the campus itself is Urban. The campus is home to 12,720 full time undergraduate students, and 0 full time graduate students.

The San Bernardino Valley College Academic calendar runs on a Semester basis. In the school year the student to faculty ratio was 25:1. There are 163 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at San Bernardino Valley College include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.

Quick Facts

Acceptance Rate100%
Application Deadline
Application Fee0
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ACT Range

Admissions at SBVC are considered , with ,10% of all applicants being admitted.

In the school year, of the students who applied to the school, only of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling.

0% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 0% were in the top quarter, and 0% were in the top tenth. You can apply online.


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San Bernardino Valley College REVIEWS

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  • How would you rate on-campus housing?

    19 Students rated on-campus housing 2 stars. 26 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate off-campus housing?

    16 Students rated off-campus housing 3.2 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus food?

    24 Students rated campus food 3.5 stars. 21 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus facilities?

    25 Students rated campus facilities 4.1 stars. 48 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate class size?

    25 Students rated class size 4 stars. 44 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate school activities?

    25 Students rated school activities 3.5 stars. 40 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate local services?

    25 Students rated local services 3.7 stars. 24 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate academics?

    25 Students rated academics 4.5 stars. 60 % gave the school a 5.0.

What's your overall opinion of San Bernardino Valley College?

25 Students rated San Bernardino Valley College


It's a nice campus with great professors overall. I usually keep to myself so I don't really know much about social activities and clubs on campus. Although I have never been, I know there are occasional movie nights in the library viewing room. My classmates have been kind and easy to get along with so far.


This school has taught me various styles of learning such as, online, in class, visual and hands on. There are several teachers and all of them teach very differently. So, I learned how to cope with different teaching techniques. Although, I have been lucky to have found very good professors others are not so lucky because I am aware some teachers only show up for a check and doesn't really concern themselves with the well-being of their students.


I think it is a good community college to enroll in. The staff are willing to help out students to register to classes and to sure they are on the right path to graduate. Although, they don't inform you with ALL the information you need, you are entitled to to talk to the staff and ask, and they'll be sure to provide you with much help as they can.


I genuinely love San Bernardino Valley College. I will be graduating with my AA this upcoming May and I wouldn't have wanted to attend anywhere else. When I first enrolled at Valley I was shocked at how involved and caring the counselors and professors were. They really care about your success and will stay after hours to make sure you have all the information you need to thrive. The Professors are really passionate for their work and that makes the classes interesting and interactive.

San Bernardino Valley College FAQS

  1. What is the Acceptance Rate at San Bernardino Valley College?

    The fall 2020 acceptance rate for San Bernardino Valley College is 100%. That means, out of _____ applications received in 2020 , _____ students were offered admission. The number of males who applied was _____ vs the number of females which was _____.

  2. What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

    Overall still to this day I belive I was a great sudent in high school, and I did eerything correctly grade wise, but if i could tell myself one thing it would be too look for more scholarships for more money, because it's hard not having a car to go to school, plus food, and expencess like a cell phone and a place to live etc. is really expencive. Another suggestion i would have givein myself is being good with money management, and only spend on needs, because that would have benefited me later on.

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  3. Describe the students at your school.

    A diverse community that accepts all.

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  4. What kind of person should attend this school?

    I believe that any kind of person should attend this school, including people that are trying to get their lives on track, and people that have everything planned out. These people would have a cheaper education, and know that they are getting a better education, rather than no education at all.

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  5. Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

    My school is full of mature students of different ages.

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  6. Describe your favorite campus traditions.

    My school is best known for its diversity.

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  7. What's the one thing you wish someone had told you about freshman year?

    I wish I would have known the type of commitment thta is required.

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  8. What kind of person should not attend this school?

    The kind of person that should not attend San Bernardino Valley College would be the person that is not so commited into their studies and does not take their education seriously at all.

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  9. What do you brag about most when you tell your friends about your school?

    What I mostly brang about San bernardino Valley College is that how great is it to have free bus transportation. For me thats everything because i would not be going to school due to transportation, and for that i am very thankful to Valley College. Another reason why valley is great is definatly my business professor. His name is Mr. Assumma, he is such a great intructor with so much wisdom and experience i love going to his class it makes my day learning about business in the way that he teaches really is priceless.

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  10. What's unique about your campus?

    One of the best things about Valley College would be the faculty and staff. Faculty always seems to care more about the student's academics , and always puts a student first.

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  11. What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

    The worst think about going to school is the fact of manage time and money. Make time beteewn work , family, and school is the hardest part.

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  12. Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

    The majority of the students that attend SBVC are way below average academically, therefore it is extremely easy to maintain a 4.0 GPA.

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  13. What are the academics like at your school?

    Highly challenging.

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  14. What are the most popular student activities/groups?

    Student Government.

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  15. What is your overall opinion of this school?

    A great way to start one's higher education in their community.

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  16. What is the stereotype of students at your school? Is this stereotype accurate?

    Most Mexicans come, but never graduate because they can't speak English well. However, it's the stereotypes of us Mexicans that make us strive for more.

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  17. What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

    The counselors only seem concerned with getting through the day instead of helping students. You are on your own with finding the right help. Waiting at the financial aid line is a close second.

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All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA. Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.

88% of students attending San Bernardino Valley College receive some sort of financial aid. 60% were awarded federal grants. While N/A received federal loans. Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.

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$0 - $30K
$30 - $48K
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$75 - $110K
$110K & UP

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