About San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield

Founded in , San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield. is a college. Located in California, which is a city setting in California, the campus itself is Urban. The campus is home to 642 full time undergraduate students, and 0 full time graduate students.

The San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield Academic calendar runs on a Other academic year basis. In the school year the student to faculty ratio was 20:1. There are full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield 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 SJVC are considered , with ,2% 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.


We asked, and students answered these important questions about student life at San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield.

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  • How would you rate on-campus housing?

    3 Students rated on-campus housing 1.7 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate off-campus housing?

    3 Students rated off-campus housing 3.8 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus food?

    4 Students rated campus food 3.5 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus facilities?

    7 Students rated campus facilities 4.4 stars. 43 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate class size?

    7 Students rated class size 4.7 stars. 71 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate school activities?

    7 Students rated school activities 3 stars. 29 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate local services?

    7 Students rated local services 4.3 stars. 43 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate academics?

    7 Students rated academics 4.1 stars. 43 % gave the school a 5.0.

San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield REVIEWS

What's your overall opinion of San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield?

6 Students rated San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield

Israel - 03/31/2022

I love it. Plenty of opportunities and more. Very helpful staff and very encouraging. Faculty have many years of experience and the most helpful when it comes to receiving the most out of your education. The class size is small and caters to your needs quite well.

Pinkie - 02/12/2020

It's a pretty good school. The teachers are very nice and they make sure that you understand the information before they move on to new information. They are very hands on even though its fast paced they take the time to make sure that your ok with the information.

Nathaniel - 11/05/2019

this school is an amazing school to go to in my opinion because the staff and students are nice and always accessable. the things the school provide are great and the teachers are amazing. the school works great around busy schedules as long as your willing to put in the effort.

Jamison - 09/13/2019

This is a great school and isn’t over populated and you really get hands on with your work and just a great learning experience. You get to know your class really well. You don’t have the drama and everyone wants to hang out and study all the time. It’s a awesome school

San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield FAQS

  1. What is the Acceptance Rate at San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield?

    The fall 2020 acceptance rate for San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield 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?

    i would tell my self to dedicate my life to school, you can never stop learning. I would also say that the experience would be much greater if you went out of town to go to school, you will get the chance to meat many different kind of people.

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

    it is very chalinging but ready for the chalening

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  4. Describe the students at your school.

    My classmates are like my extended family, always there to lend a hand when needed.

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

    that they where going to treat me like a grown adolt and nothing was going to get handed to me but i havd to work for it and i like that

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  6. Describe your favorite campus traditions.

    A high outcome of successful adults. Our program for Respiraotur Therapy recieves high amounts of great great compliments.

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

    So far being here I have not found any or experience anything bad about San Joaquin Vally College.

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

    I have been to 3 other colleges in my town, and I think what makes SJVC Bakersfield unique is that it's easy to feel committed and sure about the decisions you are making to better yourself in life. I'm almost 29 years old and I feel like I have finally made a committment to a better life for myself and my unborn child!

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  9. What's unique about your campus?

    The most interesting thing about the school I will attend, is that class are given at an excelerated pace, and everything is hands-on. I feel that I learn best hand-on, actually simulating the material. The student/teacher ratio is very manageable, this allows for the instructors to attend to each and one of their students on a on-on-one basis.

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  10. What kind of person should attend this school?

    A person that knows exactly what they want to do and want to be tought by real people. It is great because the people teaching you are from the field your interested in.

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

    It is a little pricey. I used to get a lot of financial-aid, but now it is taken up by tution and fees.

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

    The hours and time spent towards education is grattifying and conveniant thus far.

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

    I believe anyone is welcome to attend sjvc who is trying to make their life into a career they want. i don't like to judge who does and doesn't deserve to attend everyone is different and has their own person reasons why they choose to attend sjvc. i believe people who attend sjvc it's a personal choose, and know what they are getting theirself into. sjvc is a amazeing place to learn and reach your goals, there is a varity of age starting at 17 and older who attend sjvc, its never to late.

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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.

97% of students attending San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield receive some sort of financial aid. 90% were awarded federal grants. While 97% received federal loans. Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.

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