Imperial Valley College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Imperial, CA

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How much is the IVC tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, IVC's tuition & fees is $1,126 for California residents and $7,990 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $17,697 for California residents and $24,561 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

IVC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,126
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$7,990
Books & Supplies Costs$1,223
On-campus Room & Board$9,940
On-campus Expenses$5,408
Off-campus Room & Board$18,887
Off-campus Expenses$5,408
2023-2024 Estimates
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,126
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$9,606

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, IVC' tuition is lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in California, its tuition is lower than the average tuition of $13,259.
Imperial Valley College$1,126$7,990
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
California 2-4 Years Colleges$20,867
Public Schools$4,034$13,259
Private Schools$23,111

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between IVC and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Imperial Valley CollegeImperial, CA$1,126$7,990
Cabrillo CollegeAptos, CA$1,270$9,910
Cerritos CollegeNorwalk, CA$1,364$12,004
Chabot CollegeHayward, CA$1,150$8,686
Chaffey CollegeRancho Cucamonga, CA$1,184$11,120
Citrus CollegeGlendora, CA$1,204$9,844
Columbia CollegeSonora, CA$1,547$8,870
Crafton Hills CollegeYucaipa, CA$1,188$12,320
College of the DesertPalm Desert, CA$1,326$9,586
Diablo Valley CollegePleasant Hill, CA$1,312$9,012
El Camino Community College DistrictTorrance, CA$1,144$7,144

Financial Aid and COA

At Imperial Valley College, 6,860 students (95%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $6,306.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at IVC is $18,255 for students living on-campus and $27,202 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 915 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $9,207.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$17,697$24,561
COA (off-campus)$26,644$33,508
Tuition & Fees$1,126$7,990
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$16,571$16,571
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$25,518$25,518
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$11,391$18,255
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$20,338$27,202
Average Financial Aid$6,306$6,306
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship6,86095%$6,306
Pell Grants3,60250%$4,656
Federal Student Loan00%-
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid915100%-
Grants or Scholarships915100%$9,207
Federal Grants915100%$7,186
Pell Grants69676%$5,757
Other Federal Grants915100%$2,807
State/Local Grants77985%$2,374
Institutional Grants0--
Student Loan Aid0--
Federal Student Loans0--
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level650650$8,303
110,001 or more11$6,085

Student Population

Imperial Valley College has a total of 7,747 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 3,007 male students and 4,218 female students attending IVC. The school offers online degree programs and 2,089 students enrolled online exclusively (26.97% of all students).
Undergraduate7,225 3,0074,218

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address380 E. Aten Road, Imperial, CA
Degree & Programs
Program Offered125 Programs
Online Program Offered1 Online Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population7,747
Graduation Rate37%
Transfer-out Rate3%
Retention Rate76% (Full-time), 55% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate31 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties149 (Full-time), 125 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs342 (Full-time), 125 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$88,542
Average Staff Salary$75,650