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IRVINE IS A VIBRANT CITY in the heart of Orange County,

California. Our multicultural city is home to over 100

international and national company headquarters. Irvine has

been consistently ranked as one of the safest cities in the US

and one of the “Best Places to Live in America” by Money

Magazine (2016).  
 

Irvine is just a short drive to Los Angeles and San Diego,

giving students easy access to the famous Southern

California beaches in the summer, mountain ski resorts in

winter and a variety of outdoor activities to enjoy year-round. 
 

In addition, Irvine is located near famous shopping locations,

museums, universities and amusement parks.
 

Visit www.destinationirvine.com

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA

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#1 UNIVERSITY TRANSFER RATE 

IN CALIFORNIA

IVC HAS THE HIGHEST UNIVERSITY TRANSFER RATE out of all 114 California

community colleges, including to prestigious universities like Brown, Columbia, Caltech,

Penn, UC Berkeley, UCLA and USC.
 

Rigorous academics, dedicated faculty and strong support services are just part of the

reason for our successful university transfer rate. 
 

IVC also has a very active Transfer Center that hosts university representative visits,

university transfer fairs, campus tours and application workshops. Specialized counseling

services for international student transfer are also offered.
 

The Honors Program, Phi Theta Kappa, and Psi Beta honor societies are all available at

IVC and provide students an advantage when applying to universities. 
 

Visit University Transfer for a list of universities where our international students have

transferred.

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TAG – Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) agreements with UC Irvine, UC Davis, UC

Riverside, UC Santa Barbara, UC Merced and UC Santa Cruz offer guaranteed admission to

students who meet their guidelines.
 

Degree Guarantees – If you complete an Associate Degree for Transfer at IVC and meet the

minimum eligibility requirements, you are granted admission at a California State University

(CSU).
 

Start at a community college and complete your bachelor’s degree at half the cost! Two years

at Irvine Valley College will prepare you to transfer to top universities. 

2 YEARS AT IVC + 2 YEARS AT UNIVERSITY 
= BACHELOR’S DEGREE

THE COST OF GOING TO COLLEGE

FULL-TIME INTERNATIONAL TUITION AND FEES FOR ONE YEAR

IVC $8,024

CSU $16,358

UC $43,529

PRIVATE $52,426

WHY CHOOSE IVC

•   #1 university transfer rate in California
•   Academic excellence; distinguished faculty hold master’s degrees and PhDs
•   Small class size ensures that students have the opportunity to learn from our

    dedicated faculty
•   Extensive support services including a library, computer centers,

    tutoring center, health center, cafeteria and counseling center
•   Safe and beautiful location in Irvine, California
•   Full service International Student Program
•   Affordable American education

 

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ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

IRVINE VALLEY COLLEGE is recognized for academic excellence. Our faculty are all experts in their fields and include authors, scientists, artists, designers, musicians, Fulbright scholars and entrepreneurs. IVC offers majors within the following schools: 

•   Arts
•   Business Sciences
•   Humanities
•   Integrated Design, Engineering, and Automation (IDEA)
•   Kinesiology, Health and Athletics
•   Languages and Learning Resources
•   Library Services
•   Life Sciences and Technologies
•   Mathematics and Computer Science
•   Physical Sciences and Technologies
•   Social and Behavioral Sciences

 

•   #1 university transfer rate in California
•   Academic excellence; distinguished faculty hold master’s degrees and PhDs
•   Small class size ensures that students have the opportunity to learn from our

    dedicated faculty
•   Extensive support services including a library, computer centers,

    tutoring center, health center, cafeteria and counseling center
•   Safe and beautiful location in Irvine, California
•   Full service International Student Program
•   Affordable American education

 

HOUSING &

STUDENT LIFE

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STUDENT LIFE 
 

HOUSING
 

Student Life at Irvine Valley College is very dynamic, with clubs and extra-curricular programs available for students to join.In addition, there are dance and theater programs, art exhibits and special events that happen year-round on campus.
 

IVC also has a very active athletics program with state and national championship titles in both men and women's sports. 

 

 

Students will find a wide variety of housing options in the Irvine area. There are many off-campus apartments located near the college. Host family programs are also available for students.
 

For more information about housing options at Irvine Valley College, click here.
 
 

 

THE INTERNATIONAL STUDENT PROGRAM welcomes over 760 international students annually from over 50 different countries. From the application process all the way to graduation, the International Student Program provides services that promote student success. 
 

Applying is easy, and the response time is fast. Irvine Valley College admits students in the fall, spring and summer semesters. Check our application deadlines.

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