Los Angeles Valley College is a 2-year public college located in the heart of Los Angeles's San Fernando Valley. It offers transfer education, job training and lifelong learning to residents of the San Fernando Valley and beyond.
Los Angeles Valley College is one of nine colleges in the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) and is a fully accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, which is part of the Western Associate of Schools and Colleges, a nationally recognized accrediting agency.
Founded in 1949, the picturesque campus sits on 105-acres in the Los Angeles suburb of Valley Glen, which is near the 405, 101 and 170 freeways. The campus is just minutes away from Hollywood, Beverly Hills, downtown Los Angeles, major motion picture and television studios, and the beaches of Santa Monica and Malibu.
Valley College is student-focused campus that is known for its high quality education that prepares its graduates for university or vocational work. Our students receive the benefits of the same general education courses of four-year universities with lower tuition and smaller class sizes. Many of students choose to take their general education courses at Valley College and then transfer to leading private and public colleges and universities. Many Valley College students have transferred to UCLA, USC, University of Phoenix, UC Berkeley, UC Santa Barbara, Cal State Los Angeles, and Cal State Northridge.