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Diablo Valley College

Check whether Diablo Valley College is right for you as an international student.


Uni facts

Pleasant Hill, USA
  • Type
    Public
  • Rank
    6855
  • International students
    612
  • Nationalities
    56
  • Total programs
    109
  • Acceptance rate
    100%

Study abroad at Diablo Valley College

If you’re looking for a top-notch college experience in the United States, look no further than Diablo Valley College (DVC). This world-renowned community college has two campuses in California, one in Pleasant Hill and another in San Ramon.

The College is known for its stimulating curriculum and dynamic teaching approach. International students can choose courses in a variety of disciplines like business, languages, mathematics, the sciences, and performing arts.

DVC houses a range of excellent on-campus facilities for international students to enjoy. There’s a well-equipped library, high-tech computer labs, private study zones, and plenty of areas to relax and socialize - it’s a great environment.

Why study at Diablo Valley College?

  • High ranking

    #1 in transfers to 4-year institutions among California community colleges

  • Wonderful location

    The San Francisco Bay Area is full of opportunities

  • Top transfer rate: #1 in transfers to UC Berkeley - 38% of international students transferred since 2010

Life as an international student

International students at the College enjoy a robust student life with numerous student organizations available at its beautiful and peaceful suburban campus. Students from 56 countries are currently enrolled at DVC.

Overseas students at DVC can choose from a number of housing options, all within easy reach of the College’s campuses. Housing options include homestay, furnished apartments, and hotel accommodation.

The College provides plenty of guidance to international students. Support is offered in a wide range of areas including mental health and financial help. DVC’s incredible international office goes above and beyond to help overseas settle in comfortably.

Student life & facilities

Group of students planning a presentation in a living room
  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • No. of All Weather Sports Pitches
    • No. of Swimming pools
    • No. of Baseball Pitches
    • No. of Tennis Courts 9
    • No. of Basketball Courts
    • No. of Athletics Track
    • No. of volleyball courts
  • IT Support
    • Loan Laptops
  • Transport
    • Campus Bus Service
    • Campus parking
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Restaurants
    • Cafe’s 2
  • Sports Facilities
    • No. of Natural Turf American Football Pitches
    • Sport facilities
    • No. of Natural Turf Soccer Pitches
  • Clubs & Organisations
    • No. of Clubs & Organizations 74
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support
  • Praying Rooms
    • Group Praying Rooms

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Fees and funding

Undergraduate tuition

USD$8,304 per year

Livingston Family Scholarship

  • Amount

    USD$3,000

  • Deadline

    February 17th, 2022

  • Requirement

    3.0 GPA, financial need, DVC continuing student, community service, leadership experience, out of high school for five years or less, and single.

Stephen C. Bishop Continuing Scholarship

  • Amount

    USD$2,000

  • Deadline

    February 17th, 2022

  • Requirement

    Declared major in Engineering, Math, or Science; continuing student who intends to transfer to a four-year college or university to pursue studies in Engineering, Math, or Science; minimum 2.5 GPA; and financial need.

Phyllis Howe Memorial Scholarship

  • Amount

    USD$2,000

  • Deadline

    February 17th, 2022

  • Requirement

    3.0 GPA, DVC continuing or transferring to a four-year college or university, majoring in Engineering, financial need, and community service.

Location

Diablo Valley College

321 Golf Club Rd, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523, United States

DVC’s campuses are located in amazing student-friendly places. International students living and studying in the San Francisco Bay Area have access to countless eateries, parks, nature spots, tourist attractions, shops, and social venues.

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Visa requirements for Diablo Valley College

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USA student visa requirements