Evergreen Valley College: Narrative Description

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3095 Yerba Buena Rd.
San Jose, CA 95135-1598
Tel: (408)274-7900
Admissions: (408)270-6423
Fax: (408)223-9351
Web Site: http://www.evc.edu/


State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of California Community College System. Awards transfer associate and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1975. Setting: 175-acre urban campus. Total enrollment: 10,922. Students come from 23 states and territories, 11 other countries, 52% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, freshman honors college, honors program, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs. Off campus study at other community colleges in the area. ROTC: Army (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for nursing program. Option: early admission. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

State resident tuition: $0 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $4400 full-time, $161 per unit part-time. Mandatory fees: $26 full-time, $18 per unit part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load and program. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load and program.

Collegiate Environment:

Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Most popular organizations: Affirm, Edlace, Phi Theta Kappa, Vietnamese Student Association. Major annual events: Cinco de Mayo, St. Andrews Day. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, late night transport-escort service, patrols by trained security personnel. College housing not available. Evergreen Valley College Library with 42,782 books and 368 serials. 415 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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