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Admissions Information for Prospective Students

Ready to take the first step toward your career education? Fill out our Request Information form to get started.

Meet with an SJVC Admissions advisor.

After you submit the form, an SJVC Admissions Advisor will soon be in touch to answer your questions and help you identify your options. Ready with current information on a variety of professions, your advisor will help you match your interests and talents with a rewarding career field.

Taking the next step in your professional life is a big decision, and we know you have a lot of questions. Your Admissions Advisor is the best way to get the information you are looking for.

Common Admissions Questions

Why should I choose SJVC?

San Joaquin Valley College is here for you from the moment you first visit one of our campuses through graduation and beyond.

Admissions Advisors help walk you through our enrollment process, instructors and campus support staff are here for you as you advance in in your program, and our Career Services team is a resource that current students, new graduates and past alumni can connect with whenever they need job placement assistance.

Here are a few more reasons you should choose SJVC:

  • • Family-like environment
  • • Instructors with experience in the field
  • • Small class sizes so you get the attention you need
  • • Fast-paced programs
  • • Hands-on training
  • • Morning, afternoon and evening class options
  • • Financial aid for those who qualify
  • Regionally accredited

What are the admissions requirements?

To enter an SJVC Certificate or Associate Degree program, you must:

  • • Have a high school diploma or the equivalent
  • • Pass a written examination used to determine assessment and placement

Admissions requirements and qualifications vary by program. Please see our College Catalog for full information.
Applicants also will interview with an Admissions Advisor to determine basic qualifications prior to enrollment.

Have additional questions?

Check our FAQs to find answers, or fill out and submit our Request Information form to speak with an Admissions Advisor today.

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